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Popularity
219k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kristen

Gender: Girl. Ranked #335 most popular

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 kid, the child within.

R is for realist, the way you are.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for strength, there when needed.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

E is for elegant, born within you.

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 "Kentirs". 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.

How popular is the name "Kristen" in the U.S.?



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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 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kristen" ranks #56 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 26 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 8,446 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!

Celebrities named Kristen

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Kristen was born in 1990 as Kristen Jaymes Stewart in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Kris Jenner

Kris Jenner is a television personality, producer, and manager with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Kris was born in 1955 as Kristen Mary Houghton in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Kristen was born in 1980 as Kristen Anne Bell in Huntington Woods, Michigan, U.S.

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Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig is an actress, comedian, writer, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Kristen was born in 1973 as Kristen Carroll Wiig in Canandaigua, New York, U.S.

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Kristy Swanson

Kristy Swanson is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Kristy was born in 1969 as Kristen Noel Swanson in Mission Viejo, California, U.S.

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Kristen Johnston

Kristen Johnston is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to present. Kristen was born in 1967 in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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Past life for Kristen born Dec 30, 1967

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 Oceania approximately on 400. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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