A Christian is someone who adheres to the faith of Christianity. It is also someone who believes that Jesus Christ is the son of God.

The term comes from the Bible, Acts 11:26.

...and it was in Antioch that the disciples were first called 'Christians'

Christian is the family name of the leader of the famous Mutiny on the Bounty, and is also the name of the protagonist in The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan.

Christian is also a popular first name, especially in Northern Europe.