Cristen meaning, boyCristen (boy)

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What does Cristen mean?

Cristen \c-ris-ten, cr(i)-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 derivative 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.


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

Christian (#42 the previous year), Cristian (#273), Chris (#514), Kristian (#656), Cristiano (#872) and Kris are the prominent related forms of Cristen (#unlisted). Usage of these boy names was at its apex in the year 1996 (usage of 0.5078%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4405%, down 13.3%), with the versions Chris and Kris becoming less trendy. Christian (#42), Cristian (#273) and Kristian (#656) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these, and there is also a revival in birth name usage for Christian. 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.

Similar Names

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