Kristian

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25k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
190
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kristian mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kristian

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

Notable Persons Named Kristian

Varg Vikernes is a black metal and ambient music musician. He was most prominent from 1988 to present. Varg was given the name Kristian Vikernes on February 11th, 1973 in Bergen. Varg is also known as Count Grishnackh; Greifi Grishnackh; ; Greven; Louis Cachet and Count Grishnackh; Greifi Grishnackh; ('The Count'); Greven; Louis Cachet.

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Kristian Nairn is an actor and disc jockey. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Kristian was born Kristian Nairn on November 25th, 1975 in Lisburn.

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Gaahl is a black metal, ambient music, and folk music musician. He plays Vocals. He was most active from 1993 to present. Gaahl was given the name Kristian Eivind Espedal on August 7th, 1975 in Sunnfjord.

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Kristian Alfonso is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1981 to present. Kristian was given the name Kristian-Joy Alfonso on September 5th, 1963 in Brockton, Massachusetts.

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Kristian Bush is a folk rock and country music musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Mandolin, Acoustic guitar, Harmonica, Electric guitar, Fiddle, and Vocals. His ongoing career started in 1990. Kristian was given the name Kristian Merrill Bush on March 14th, 1970.

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Kristian Kostov is a pop music, folk music, and acoustic music musician. He was most prominent from 2014 to present. Kristian was born on March 15th, 2000 in Moscow. Kristian is also known as Kris.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kristian

Giles was born in 1975.

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Marty Kristian is a pop music singer-songwriter. He plays Human voice, Guitar, and Banjo. He was most active from 1960 to present. Marty was given the name Martin Vanags on May 27th, 1947 in Leipzig.

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David Kristian is a film score and film composer. David was born on November 5th, 1967 in Canada.

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Jerome was born on June 5th, 1934. He died on June 22nd, 1996.

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Margit was born on June 20th, 1913. She died on January 20th, 2008.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 5 0 5
1947 6 0 6
1948 7 0 7
1949 6 0 6
1950 8 0 8
1951 10 0 10
1953 14 0 14
1954 17 0 17
1955 6 0 6
1956 11 0 11
1957 15 0 15
1958 16 0 16
1959 49 5 44
1960 37 0 37
1961 33 0 33
1962 35 5 30
1963 59 11 48
1964 47 8 39
1965 55 14 41
1966 74 28 46
1967 101 39 62
1968 111 35 76
1969 184 45 139
1970 212 44 168
1971 272 51 221
1972 267 55 212
1973 287 55 232
1974 288 59 229
1975 325 51 274
1976 295 38 257
1977 341 44 297
1978 295 53 242
1979 288 58 230
1980 251 103 148
1981 288 140 148
1982 308 133 175
1983 238 105 133
1984 364 202 162
1985 458 276 182
1986 451 265 186
1987 425 254 171
1988 409 217 192
1989 527 310 217
1990 671 356 315
1991 719 342 377
1992 802 309 493
1993 759 239 520
1994 803 294 509
1995 837 254 583
1996 886 279 607
1997 828 214 614
1998 810 200 610
1999 735 169 566
2000 748 157 591
2001 703 116 587
2002 647 114 533
2003 664 91 573
2004 599 87 512
2005 657 77 580
2006 658 80 578
2007 639 74 565
2008 613 67 546
2009 615 86 529
2010 529 61 468
2011 507 46 461
2012 498 56 442
2013 452 53 399
2014 437 37 400
2015 400 26 374
2016 400 45 355
2017 383 38 345

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Popularity of Kristian as a first name

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Popularity of Kristian as a last name

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Common last names for Kristian

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  • Kristiansen
  • Olsen

Common first names for Kristian

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kristian U.S.
  White 84.74% 64.26%
  African American 3.68% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kristian

People with the last name Kristian are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kristian

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  • How Popular is the name Kristian? Kristian is the 1,504th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kristian was the 95,955th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kristian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,494 babies born with the first name Kristian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kristian to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kristian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kristian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kristian is Saturday, June 24th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Kristian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kristian was in 1997 with a total of 614 babies.
  • Random Kristian Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kristian is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Kristian: Your name in reverse order is Naitsirk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tiasnikr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kristian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 190 people with the last name Kristian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kristian? Kristian is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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