Origin of christen
OTHER WORDS FROM christenchris·ten·er, nounre·chris·ten, verb (used with object)un·chris·tened, adjective
How to use christen in a sentence
The temple was recently rechristened Radha Madhav Dham, and the board was also overhauled.
Denin had rechristened himself by this time “John Sanbourne.”Where the Path Breaks|Charles de Crspigny
"But I don't want to be rechristened, Harry," rejoined the Duchess, looking up at him with her wonderful eyes.The Picture of Dorian Gray|Oscar Wilde
Companies were rechristened batteries in connection with the change of service.The Old First Massachusetts Coast Artillery in War and Peace|Frederick Morse Cutler