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What does Krist mean?

Krist Pronunciation of Krist [krist] as a boys' name. Krist means "follower of Christ". Krist is an alternate form of Kristian (Scandinavian, Latin): transcription of Christian.

Associated with: follower (servant).


2 relations via Kristian: Kristan and Kristien.

Creative forms:
(male) Keirst, Kriko, ..

(female) Krika, Krily, ..

Middle name pairings:
Krist Remy (K.R.), ..

How popular is Krist?

Krist is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#21510 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Krist (outside Top 2000) is Kristian (#677 last year). Other variants, like Kristien, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Krist was more pronounced in 1997 (adoption of 0.03%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.02%, 39.9%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristian in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Krist and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ernst, Frost, Kit, Kitt, Klint, Kris, Kriss, Krister, Kristo, Kristof and Kristos. These names tend to be more frequently used than Krist.

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