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Meaning and name origin

Cristen \c-ris-ten, cr(i)-sten\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Cristen), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cristen is "follower of Christ". Cristen is a variant of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus, a girl's name in the Middle Ages that became used as a male name, possibly due to the success of John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" (1684), whose hero is called Christian.


Popularity

Cristen is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cristen and its source form. The only variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Christian. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christian in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Christan, Christer, Cristian, Cristino, Criston, Cristos, Cristy and Tristen. Like Cristen, these names are not commonly used.

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