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pinWhat does Cristen mean?

Cristen /cri-sten/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Cristen) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Cristen is "follower of Christ". Cristen is a version, with the suffix -en, of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus.


Cristen has 24 alternative forms via Christian: Chrestien, Chretien, Chris, Christan, Christer, Christiaan, Christiano, Christie, Christo, Christos, Christy, Cristian, Cristiano, Cristino, Criston, Cristos, Cristy, Kit, Kris, Krister, Kristian, Kristo, Krystian and Krystiano.

Kreatif forms: Cressten, Cristenne, Crister. [more]

pinHow popular is Cristen?

Cristen is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Cristen is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Christian (#42 2 years ago), Cristian (#273), Chris (#514), Kristian (#656), Cristiano (#872) and Kris are the prominent related forms of Cristen (not ranked). Other forms, like Kristo, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Cristen was widespread in the year 1996 (average #492) and is almost as conventional today (#559, 13.3%), but with the versions Chris and Kris becoming less trendy. Christian has been the recurring favorite, though Kristian has become popular as well over time. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Cristen and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chris, Christian, Cristian, Cristiano, Kris, Kristian in U.S.

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

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A recommended similar baby name is Tristen. Like Cristen, this name is not commonly used.