Meaning and name origin
Kristyn \k-rist-yn, kr(is)-tyn\ as a girl's name is of Scandinavian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Kristyn is "follower of Christ". Kristyn is a variant of Kirsten (Scandinavian, Latin): variant of Christine. Also a variant of Kristen (Latin): variant of Christine; combined form of Kirsten and Kristina.
Kristyn is a very popular first name for females (#1913 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kristyn for girls. Kristyn reached its highest rank of #519 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kristyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kristen (#814), Krystin, Kirsten, Krysten, Kristine, Kristan, Kristin and Kristyn. (2014 statistics).
Kristyn is also pronounced similarly to Christyn, Cristin, Cristyn, Khrystyn, Kristain, Kristien, Kristyne and Krystyne. Other suggested similar baby names are Khristen, Khristy, Khristya, Khristyna, Kirstyn, Krista, Kristal, Kristalyn, Kristee, Kristel, Kristena, Kristene, Kristey, Kristi, Kristian, Kristie, Kristina, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Kristy, Kristyna, Krysty, Krystyl, Krystyna and Tristyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kristyn.