in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: German
- Meaning: Christian
- #335 All Time
Pronunciation of Kristen
How popular is the name "Kristen" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1969||3,855||3,812||43||#96 girl name|
|1970||4,649||4,602||47||#83 girl name|
|1971||4,015||3,964||51||#87 girl name|
|1972||3,585||3,529||56||#85 girl name|
|1973||4,995||4,936||59||#58 girl name|
|1974||6,123||6,055||68||#45 girl name|
|1975||4,747||4,676||71||#60 girl name|
|1976||3,715||3,655||60||#73 girl name|
|1977||3,931||3,862||69||#72 girl name|
|1978||4,424||4,368||56||#62 girl name|
|1979||4,632||4,572||60||#62 girl name|
|1980||7,384||7,318||66||#39 girl name|
|1981||8,593||8,541||52||#38 girl name|
|1982||9,597||9,535||62||#33 girl name|
|1983||8,674||8,616||58||#37 girl name|
|1984||8,446||8,385||61||#38 girl name|
|1985||8,509||8,440||69||#38 girl name|
|1986||7,907||7,844||63||#41 girl name|
|1987||7,413||7,360||53||#42 girl name|
|1988||8,435||8,381||54||#36 girl name|
|1989||8,867||8,800||67||#36 girl name|
|1990||8,128||8,073||55||#42 girl name|
|1991||6,857||6,817||40||#48 girl name|
|1992||6,290||6,252||38||#53 girl name|
|1993||5,556||5,531||25||#61 girl name|
|1994||5,907||5,870||37||#55 girl name|
|1995||5,437||5,398||39||#65 girl name|
|1996||4,884||4,851||33||#70 girl name|
|1997||4,112||4,085||27||#82 girl name|
Want to know about the populiarty of Kristen? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 218,877 babies born with the name Kristen in the United States. That's more than enough Kristens to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1938 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kristen" was in 1982 with a total of 9,535 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kristens)
According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kristen" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, 141 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of 6,857 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Kristen popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kristen in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Kristen" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kristen as well as things modernly associated with the name Kristen such as celebrities named Kristen.
Origin and Meaning of Kristen
The name "Kristen" is of German origin, and it means "Christian". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Kris Jenner is a television personality, producer, and manager with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Kris was born in 1955 as Kristen Mary Houghton in San Diego, California, U.S.
K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.
R is for relish, you seek a challenge.
I is for impress, for impress you will.
S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.
T is for teacher, you truly are.
E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!
N is for neatness, your orderly way.
Your name in reverse order is "Netsirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Retknis". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Kristen born Dec 20, 1924
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.
Name poster for Kristen
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.