in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: German
- Meaning: Christian
- #335 All Time
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 first appeared 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 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kristen" ranks #46 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 50 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 8,593 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
What does the name "Kristen" mean?
Kristen (German): Christian
The name "Kristen" is of German origin and it means "Christian". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.
K is for kindle, the warmth in others.
R is for relax, you know how!
I is for intense, your zest of living.
S is for success, in all you will do.
T is for talent, hidden or not.
E is for excite, your spirit is catching!
N is for natural, the genuine side of you.
Your name in reverse order is "Netsirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Skeritn". 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.
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 north east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Kristen
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.
Past life for Kristen born Apr 14, 1961
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 Western Australia approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.
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.