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 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kristen" ranks #33 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 222 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1973. Across the entire United States a total of 4,995 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 new england region? 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 kid, the child within.
R is for relax, you know how!
I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.
S is for serious, not always joking.
T is for teacher, you truly are.
E is for excite, your spirit is catching!
N is for noble, your regal bearing.
Your name in reverse order is "Netsirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tinerks". 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 Aug 3, 2014
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.
You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
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.