Cristen entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #1279 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Christina (#333 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Crystal (#550), Kristina (#742), Christine (#793), Kristen (#888), Cristina (#1101), Christian (#1694), Krista (#1697), Kirsten (#1736), Kristin (#1871), Cristal (#1981), Christena, Christen, Christene, Crysta, Cristy, Kristel, Christel, Kristine, Kristy, Christan, Christeen, Kristi, Cristine, Christi, Crissie, Crissy, Cris, Christy, Christie, Crista, Christa, Cristin, Cristie, Cristi and Christin are the popular variation forms of Cristen. Other variants, like Hristina, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Cristen was widespread during 1980-1989 (MEDIAN #896) and has become significantly lower since (#1767, ▼97%).
Cristen is alike in pronunciation to Khristen and Kristene. Other recommended names are Britten, Christal▼, Christele, Christell, Christey (see Christy), Christl, Christle, Christleen, Christol, Christyl, Christyne, Cristabel, Cristalyn, Cristella, Cristian, Cristiana, Cristle, Crystel, Crystell, Crystin, Crystle, Kristan, Kristee (see Christy), Kristey, Kristien, Kristyn▼, Krysten, Tristan▼, Tristen▼, Tristin and Tristyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cristen.See names in meaning and etymology.