Kristin name meaning

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in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kristin mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Kristin

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Michigan, U.S., the name Kristin means "Follow of Christ".
  2. A submission from Australia says the name Kristin means "Child and follower of god".
  3. A submission from Massachusetts, U.S. says the name Kristin means "Anointed by God".
  4. According to a user from North Dakota, U.S., the name Kristin is of Scandinavian origin and means "Follower of Christ".
  5. According to a user from Indiana, U.S., the name Kristin means "Anointed".
  6. According to a user from Louisiana, U.S., the name Kristin means "Anointed one".
  7. A user from Canada says the name Kristin is of Canadian origin and means "Beauty".
  8. A submission from Illinois, U.S. says the name Kristin means "Beautiful".
  9. A user from Indonesia says the name Kristin means "Christmas".
  10. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Kristin means "Close to Jesus".
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International Interest
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Borrowed in the 20th century from Norwegian Kristin, a variant of Christina.

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, a variation of Christine, of mostly American use.

Kristin was also found in the following language(s): Estonian, Faroese, German, Hunsrik, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Kristin

Notable Persons Named Kristin

Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth is an actress and singer. Her ongoing career started in 1991. Kristin was given the name Kristi Dawn Chenoweth on July 24th, 1968 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, U.S.

Kristin Kreuk

Kristin Kreuk is an actor, film producer, and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2001. Kristin was given the name Kristin Laura Kreuk on December 30th, 1982 in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas

Dame Kristin Scott Thomas is an actress. She was most active from 1984 to present. Dame was given the name Kristin Ann Scott Thomas on May 24th, 1960 in Redruth.

Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari is a television personality, fashion designer, actress, celebrity, and acting. Her ongoing career started in 2000. Kristin was given the name Kristin Elizabeth Cavallari on January 5th, 1987 in Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Kristin Davis

Kristin Davis is an actress and producer. She has been prominent since 1987. Kristin was born on February 23rd, 1965 in Boulder, Colorado, U.S.

Kristin Nelson

Kristin Nelson is an actress and artist. Kristin was given the name Sharon Kristin Harmon by her parents Tom Harmon and Elyse Knox on June 25th, 1945. Kristin is also known as Kristin Nelson Tinker.

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  • Kristin Bauer van Straten
  • Kristin Lehman
  • Kristin Armstrong
  • Kristin Hersh
  • Kristin Booth
  • Kristin Adams
  • Krista Siegfrids
  • Kristin Otto
  • Kristín Anna Valtýsdóttir
  • Kristin Cashore
  • Kristin Eubanks
  • MC Router
  • Kristin Olsen
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kristin

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kristin

Matej Kristin

Matej Kristin is a soccer player for the HKm Zvolen in the Slovak Extraliga. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Matej was born on January 24th, 1990 in Ilava.


Common last names for Kristin

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  • Anderson
  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Brown

Common first names for Kristin

  • John

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kristin U.S.
  White 89.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kristin

People with the last name Kristin are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Kristin

  • What name lists does Kristin rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kristin? Kristin is the 410th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kristin was the 113,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kristin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 180,721 babies born with the first name Kristin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kristin to occupy the country of Sao Tome and Principe with an estimated population of 172,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kristin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1932 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kristin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kristin is Saturday, July 13th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Kristin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kristin was in 1981 with a total of 9,737 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kristin!
  • Random Kristin Factoid: According to the 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kristin ranks 56th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 73 babies in Colorado have the same name in 1969.
  • Weird things about the name Kristin: The name spelled backwards is Nitsirk. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rnksiit. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kristin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 154 people with the last name Kristin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kristin? Kristin is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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