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180k
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since 1880

Kristin

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Christian
  • #397 All Time
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219k Kristen (German)
135k Kristina (Slavic)
84k Kristine (Scandinavian)
73k Krista (Scandinavian)
53k Kirsten (German)
25k Kristian (Scandinavian)
3k Karsten (German)
3k Kerstin (Scandinavian)
< 1k Kjerstin (Scandinavian)
< 1k Kristjana (Scandinavian)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1932 7 7 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 10 10 0
1935 11 11 0
1936 20 20 0
1937 34 34 0
1938 24 24 0
1939 56 56 0
1940 51 51 0
1941 60 60 0
1942 87 87 0
1943 100 100 0
1944 108 108 0
1945 125 125 0
1946 239 239 0
1947 275 275 0
1948 317 317 0
1949 322 322 0
1950 357 357 0
1951 429 422 7
1952 444 439 5
1953 453 447 6
1954 411 406 5
1955 463 463 0
1956 453 453 0
1957 544 536 8
1958 600 600 0
1959 724 710 14
1960 781 774 7
1961 829 821 8
1962 892 878 14
1963 1,597 1,580 17
1964 1,743 1,722 21
1965 2,858 2,830 28
1966 3,280 3,261 19
1967 3,619 3,599 20 #97 girl name
1968 4,160 4,133 27 #84 girl name
1969 4,805 4,753 52 #76 girl name
1970 5,705 5,636 69 #63 girl name
1971 4,918 4,860 58 #71 girl name
1972 4,662 4,585 77 #67 girl name
1973 3,959 3,906 53 #78 girl name
1974 4,302 4,220 82 #72 girl name
1975 3,956 3,879 77 #74 girl name
1976 3,695 3,629 66 #74 girl name
1977 3,664 3,606 58 #82 girl name
1978 3,867 3,808 59 #78 girl name
1979 4,323 4,264 59 #73 girl name
1980 7,769 7,701 68 #37 girl name
1981 9,801 9,737 64 #31 girl name
1982 8,793 8,732 61 #37 girl name
1983 7,305 7,267 38 #42 girl name
1984 7,059 7,009 50 #47 girl name
1985 6,617 6,567 50 #49 girl name
1986 6,036 5,999 37 #50 girl name
1987 5,505 5,461 44 #55 girl name
1988 6,045 6,018 27 #58 girl name
1989 6,106 6,062 44 #60 girl name
1990 5,326 5,300 26 #65 girl name
1991 4,112 4,087 25 #86 girl name
1992 3,614 3,596 18 #90 girl name
1993 3,004 2,990 14
1994 2,856 2,840 16
1995 2,436 2,419 17
1996 2,203 2,193 10
1997 1,759 1,752 7
1998 1,459 1,447 12
1999 1,206 1,194 12
2000 1,067 1,056 11
2001 970 962 8
2002 836 830 6
2003 715 715 0
2004 565 554 11
2005 544 538 6
2006 521 510 11
2007 362 353 9
2008 322 317 5
2009 260 260 0
2010 228 228 0
2011 163 163 0
2012 155 155 0
2013 143 137 6
2014 133 133 0
2015 109 109 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Kristin baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 180,452 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 9,737 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kristins)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kristin" ranks #37 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 210 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 7,769 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kristin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kristin as well as things modernly associated with the name Kristin such as celebrities named Kristin.

Origin and Meaning of Kristin

The name "Kristin" is of German origin, and it means "Christian". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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 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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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Kristin

Kristin Beck
Kristin Fisher

Alternative Meanings

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

R is for realist, the way you are.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

S is for success, in all you will do.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nitsirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rktisin". 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 Kristin born Sep 19, 1946

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 Mongolia approximately on 1300. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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