Meaning: “golden flower”
The name is composed of the Greek elements, chrysos (χρυσος) meaning, “golden” and anthos (ανθος) meaning, “flower.”
The name was borne by a 3rd-century Greek Christian martyr and saint and in Greece, its designated name-day is March 19.
Other forms of the name include:
- Crisanto (Italian/Spanish)
- Chrysanthus (Latin)
- Hrisant Хрисант (Serbian)
- Chrysanth/Crisant Хрисанф (Russian)
Its feminine form is Chrysanthe (Χρυσανθη).