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What does Karsten mean?

Karsten Pronunciation of Karsten [karsten] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Karsten means "follower of Christ". Karsten is an alternate form of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus.


1 different relation via Christian: Kristien.

Creative forms:
(female) Kasten, Kelsten, ..

(male) Karsto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karsten Astrid (K.A.), ..

How popular is Karsten?

Karsten is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#14137 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Christian (#1694 via latest list) is the only popular related form of Karsten (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. This form of Karsten was at the apex of its popularity in 1992 (adoption of 0.05%) and has become significantly less popular since. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karsten and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karsten is pronounced similarly to Keerstin, Keirstin, Kersten, Kerstin, Kiersten, Kierstin, Kirsteen, Kirsten, Kirstin, Kirstine, Kirstyn, Kirstynn and Kyrstin. Other recommended names are Kareen, Karen, Karleen, Karlen, Karmen, Karren, Karson, Khristeen (see Christina), Khristel, Khristen, Khristena (see Christina), Khristin, Khrystyn, Kirstee, Kirsti, Kirstie, Kirsty, Kjerstin, Kristan, Kristee (see Christy), Kristeen, Kristel, Kristen, Kristena, Kristene, Kristey, Kristin, Kristyn, Krystee, Krystel, Krysten, Krystene, Krystin, Krystyn, Larsen and Larssen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Karsten.

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