Meaning and name origin
Kristin \k-ris-tin, kr(i)-stin\ as a girl's name is of Latin and French origin, and the meaning of Kristin is "follower of Christ". Kristin is a variant of Christina (Latin): simplified form of Christiana, feminine of Christianus (see Christian), or a Latin form of Middle English Christin "Christian" (Old English "christen", from Latin). Also a variant of Christine (French, Latin): originally a French form of Christina used as an English name since the 19th century. Kristin is also used as a variant of Kristen (Latin).
Kristin▼ has 32 variant forms: Chrisstan, Chrisstine, Christain, Christan, Christeen, Christene▼, Christin▼, Christinn, Christyne, Chrystine, Cristin, Cristine, Crystene, Crystin, Crystine, Khristeen, Khristin, Khristine, Kristain, Kristaine, Kristan, Kristeen, Kristine▼, Kristyn▼, Kristyne, Krysten, Krystene, Krystin, Krystine, Krystyn, Krystyne, Krystynn.
Kristin is a very popular first name for females (#214 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#50933 out of 88799, Top 57%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kristin for girls. Kristin reached its highest rank of #42 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kristin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christina (#326), Christine (#689), Kristen (#814), Kristine, Kristyn, Krystin, Kristin, Krysten, Kristan, Christene, Christin, Cristin and Christeen. (2014 statistics).
Kristin▼ is also pronounced similarly to Cristyn and Kristien. Other suggested similar baby names are Keirstin, Kerstin, Khristen, Khristian, Khristie, Khristina, Kirstin▼, Krista▼, Kristal▼, Kristee, Kristel, Kristena, Kristene, Kristey, Kristi▼, Kristian▼, Kristiana, Kristiane, Kristiann, Kristie▼, Kristijna, Kristina▼, Kristinia, Kristinna, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Kristy▼, Kristyna, Krisztina, Krysti, Krystia, Krystie, Krystil, Krystina▼, Kyrstin and Tristin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kristin.