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What does Kristin mean?

Kristin Pronunciation of Kristin [kristin] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Kristin is "follower of Christ". Kristin is an alternate spelling of Christina (Latin). Kristin is also a variation of Christine (French, Latin). Kristin is also used as a derivative of Kristen (Latin).


Kristin has 32 variants: 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 and Krystynn.

54 more alternative forms via Christina, Christine, Kristen: Christen, Christi, Christia, Christian, Christie, Christini, Crissie, Crista, Cristal, Cristel, Cristen, Cristena, Cristi, Cristie, Cristina, Cristiona, Cristy, Crystie, Crystina, Hristina, Khristena, Khristina, Khristya, Kirsten, Kirstie, Kirstin, Kris, Krisina, Krissie, Krissina, Krissy, Krista, Kristeena, Kristel, Kristena, Kristene, Kristi, Kristian, Kristijna, Kristina, Kristinia, Kristinna, Kristy, Kristyna, Krisztina, Krysia, Kryssi, Krysta, Krystal, Krystia, Krystina, Krystka, Krystle and Krystyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Karstin, Kistin, ..


Middle name pairings:
Kristin Shae (K.S.), ..

How popular is Kristin?

Kristin is a very prominent first name for women (#214 out of 4276, Top 5%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#98770 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kristin was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #43 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is currently at #1871. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kristin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Kristin (#1871 the previous year) appearing in the Top 2000 are Christan, Christeen, Christen, Christene, Christi, Christian (#1694 the previous year), Christie, Christin, Christina (#333), Christine (#793), Crissie, Crista, Cristal (#1981), Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristina (#1101), Cristine, Cristy, Kirsten (#1736), Kirstie, Kirstin, Kris, Krissy, Krista (#1697), Kristan, Kristel, Kristen (#888), Kristi, Kristian, Kristina (#742), Kristine, Kristy, Kristyn, Krysta, Krystal (#1129), Krysten, Krystin, Krystina, Krystle and Krystyna. Usage of these relations of Kristin reached its peak during 1980-1989 (median #884) and is now much less (#1813, 97%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristin, Christan, Christeen, Christen, Christene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christi, Christian, Christie, Christin, Christina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christine, Crissie, Crista, Cristal, Cristen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristina, Cristine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristy, Kirsten, Kirstie, Kirstin, Kris in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krissy, Krista, Kristan, Kristel, Kristen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristi, Kristian, Kristina, Kristine, Kristy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristyn, Krysta, Krystal, Krysten, Krystin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krystina, Krystle, Krystyna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christin, Christina, Christine, Kirsten, Kristina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kristin is pronounced similarly to Christon, Christyn, Cristyn, Khrystyn, Kristien and Kristienne. Other suggested similar names are Brittin, Cristian, Karsten, Keerstin, Keirstin, Kersten, Kerstin, Khrista, Khristal, Khristel, Khristen, Khristian, Khristie, Khristy, Khristyna, Khrystina (see Khristina), Kierstin, Kirsti, Kirstine, Kirstyn, Kjerstin, Krisi, Krisia, Kristal, Kristale (see Crystal), Kristaline, Kristall, Kristalyn, Kristee (see Christy), Kristell, Kristey, Kristiana, Kristiane, Kristiann, Kristianna, Kristianne, Kristie, Kristl (see Crystal), Kristle, Kristol, Krystah, Krystalin, Krystee, Krystel, Krysti, Krystiana, Krystie, Krystil, Krystl, Krystol (see Crystal), Krysty, Krystyl (see Crystal), Kyrstin, Tristan, Tristen, Tristin, Tristina, Tristyn and Trystin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kristin.

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