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CHRISTENSEN Family HistoryRecorded in over forty surname spellings ranging from Christian, Christin, and Christine (England), Crestien, Chretien, and Christine (France), Kriesten, Kirstin, and Kirchstein (German), and the patronymics Christiensen, Kristisensen, and Kristiansen which are generally Scandanavian, but are also recorded in Germany and Northern Europe. This is a surname which is ultimately of Ancient Greek origin through the later Roman "Cristianus". The word and hence the name means The leader, and it is said to have been introduced into England following the Norman Conquest of 1066 by Breton settlers.
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