Male, Proto-Indo-European, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes


Karsten is a Scandinavian male name, the Low German form of Christian which comes from Latin Christianus meaning “a Christian”, referring to someone who followed Christianity. Christian comes from Ancient Greek Khristos meaning “anointed” or “the anointed one”, via from Ancient Greek khrī́ō (to anoint oneself, to rub) derived from a PIE root word *gʰer- (to rub). Karsten is also a Scandinavian surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European



  • Carsten (Low German, Danish)


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