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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kjerstin

"Kjerstin" is a name of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Christian". It's a name commonly given to girls.


A variant of Kristine (“Christina”), cognate to Swedish Kerstin.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Kjerstin

Kjerstin Askholt is a Governor of Svalbard. Kjerstin was born on May 7th, 1962 in Norway.


Kjerstin Dellert is an opera singer and singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1951 to 1951. Kjerstin was born on November 4th, 1925 in Stockholm.


Kjerstin was born on November 23rd, 1958.


Fun Facts about the name Kjerstin

  • How Popular is the name Kjerstin? Kjerstin is the 24,354th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kjerstin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 243 babies born with the first name Kjerstin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kjerstin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kjerstin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kjerstin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kjerstin is Thursday, October 24th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Kjerstin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kjerstin was in 1991 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Kjerstin Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kjerstin is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Kjerstin: Your name in reverse order is Nitsrejk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kinrstje. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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