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Kristin

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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

Fun Facts about the name Kristin

  • How many people with the first name Kristin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 180,452 babies born with the first name Kristin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kristin to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kristin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1932 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kristin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kristin is Saturday, July 13th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Kristin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kristin was in 1981 with a total of 9,737 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kristin!
  • Random Kristin Factoid: According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kristin ranks 54th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 256 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1975.
  • Weird things about the name Kristin: Your name in reverse order is Nitsirk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sinitrk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kristin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 154 people with the last name Kristin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kristin? Kristin is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Popularity of Kristin as a first name

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Popularity of Kristin as a last name

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Common last names for Kristin

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Common first names for Kristin

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kristin U.S.
  White 89.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kristin

People with the last name Kristin are most frequently White

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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.

German

Origin and Meaning of Kristin

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

Wiktionary

Borrowed in the 20th century from Norwegian Kristin, a variant of Christina.

  1. A female given name of mostly American use.

Kristin was also found in the following language(s): Estonian, Faroese, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Name Kristin

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth is an actress and singer. Her ongoing career started in 1991. Kristin was given the name Kristi Dawn Chenoweth on July 24th, 1968 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, U.S.

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Kristin Kreuk

Kristin Kreuk is an actor, film producer, and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Kristin was given the name Kristin Laura Kreuk on December 30th, 1982 in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.

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Dame Kristin Scott Thomas

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas is an actress. She was most active from 1984 to present. Dame was given the name Kristin Ann Scott Thomas on May 24th, 1960 in Redruth.

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Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari is a television personality, fashion designer, actress, celebrity, and acting. Her ongoing career started in 2000. Kristin was given the name Kristin Elizabeth Cavallari on January 5th, 1987 in Denver, Colorado, U.S.

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Kristin Davis

Kristin Davis is an actress and producer. She has been prominent since 1987. Kristin was born on February 23rd, 1965 in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.

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Kristin Nelson

Kristin Nelson is an actress and artist. Kristin was given the name Sharon Kristin Harmon by her parents Tom Harmon and Elyse Knox on June 25th, 1945. Kristin is also known as Kristin Nelson Tinker.

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  • Kristin Gore
    (writer)
  • Kristin Bauer van Straten
    (actress)
  • Kristin Lehman
    (actress)
  • Kristin Armstrong
    (cyclist)
  • Kristin Hersh
    (musician)
  • Kristin Booth
    (actress)
  • Kristin Adams
    (celebrity)
  • Krista Siegfrids
    (singing)
  • Kristin Otto
    (swimmer)
  • Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir
    (musician)
  • Kristin Cashore
    (influential individual)
  • Kristin Eubanks
    (wrestler)
  • MC Router
    (rapper)
  • Kristin Olsen
    (Minority Leader of the)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kristin

Matej Kristin

Matej Kristin is a soccer player for the HKm Zvolen in the Slovak Extraliga. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Matej was born on January 24th, 1990 in Ilava.

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What does the name Kristin mean?

Kis for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

Ris for reasonable, your understanding way.

Iis for immense, are your great qualities

Sis for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Tis for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Iis for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

Nis for nice, need I say more?

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Sources: 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). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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