What 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]
How 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)
A recommended similar baby name is Tristen. Like Cristen, this name is not commonly used.