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180k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kristin

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Christian
  • #396 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
219k Kristen (German)
135k Kristina (Slavic)
84k Kristine (Scandinavian)
73k Krista (Scandinavian)
53k Kirsten (German)
24k Kristian (Scandinavian)
3k Karsten (German)
2k Kerstin (Scandinavian)
< 1k Kjerstin (Scandinavian)
< 1k Kristjana (Scandinavian)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1932770
1933990
193410100
193511110
193620200
193734340
193824240
193956560
194051510
194160600
194287870
194399990
19441081080
19451251250
19462392390
19472762760
19483173170
19493223220
19503573570
19514294227
19524444395
19534534476
19544114065
19554634630
19564534530
19575445368
19586006000
195972471014
19607817747
19618298218
196289187714
19631,5971,58017
19641,7431,72221
19652,8582,83028
19663,2803,26119
19673,6183,59820#97 girl name
19684,1604,13327#84 girl name
19694,8054,75352#76 girl name
19705,7065,63769#63 girl name
19714,9184,86058#71 girl name
19724,6624,58577#67 girl name
19733,9603,90753#78 girl name
19744,3024,22082#72 girl name
19753,9563,87977#74 girl name
19763,6943,62866#74 girl name
19773,6643,60658#82 girl name
19783,8673,80859#78 girl name
19794,3234,26459#73 girl name
19807,7697,70168#37 girl name
19819,8009,73664#31 girl name
19828,7938,73261#37 girl name
19837,3047,26638#42 girl name
19847,0587,00850#47 girl name
19856,6166,56650#49 girl name
19866,0376,00037#50 girl name
19875,5065,46244#55 girl name
19886,0456,01827#58 girl name
19896,1056,06144#60 girl name
19905,3275,30126#65 girl name
19914,1124,08725#86 girl name
19923,6143,59618#90 girl name
19933,0042,99014
19942,8562,84016
19952,4362,41917
19962,2042,19410
19971,7591,7527
19981,4591,44712
19991,2061,19412
20001,0671,05611
20019709628
20028368306
20037157150
200456555411
20055445386
200652151011
20073623539
20083223175
20092602600
20102282280
20111631630
20121551550
20131431376
20141331330

Want to know about the populiarty of Kristin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 180,341 babies born with the name Kristin in the United States. That's more than enough Kristins to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1932 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kristin" was in 1981 with a total of 9,736 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kristins)

According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kristin" ranks #49 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 258 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1972. Across the entire United States a total of 4,662 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 "Kristin" mean?

Kristin (German): Christian

The name "Kristin" is of German origin and it means "Christian". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for ideals, no higher!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nitsirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tnrisik". 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 Kristin popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kristin 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 Kristin

Kristin Kreuk

Kristin Kreuk is an actress and film producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Kristin was born in 1982 as Kristin Laura Kreuk in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari is a television personality, fashion designer, and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Kristin was born in 1987 as Kristin Elizabeth Cavallari in Denver, Colorado, U.S.

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Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Kristin was born in 1968 as Kristi Dawn Chenoweth in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Kristin Scott Thomas

Kristin Scott Thomas is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Kristin was born in 1960 as Kristin Ann Scott Thomas in Redruth, Cornwall, England.

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Kristin Davis

Kristin Davis is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Kristin was born in 1965 in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.

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Kristin Herrera

Kristin Herrera is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Kristin was born in 1989 as Kristin Lisa Herrera in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Past life for Kristin born Oct 17, 1971

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 India approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Kristin

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