Kristin

Kristin - A very unique female name



  Oct 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kristin, meaning a Christian, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1937 on position #1644. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kristin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kristin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kristin. The baby girl name Kristin was given to 105 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1438 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,460 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kristin peaked in popularity 38 years ago in 1981 on position 31.



Famous with this name

Kristin Kreuk
Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Hatfield


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Kristin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kristin is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #938 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,639.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kristin is where you live.


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Kristin origin and meaning

Kristin is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means a Christian. To see famous people named Kristin, pop culture references for the name Kristin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kristin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kristin, sorted by popularity.

Kristen / Kristina / Kristine / Kristi / Krystal / Krista / Kristy / Kirsten / Kristie / Krystle /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121438
20111424
20101187
20091021
2008865
2007808
2006566
2005529
2004521
2003422
2002356
2001321
2000300
1999265
1998211
1997174
1996147
1995131
1994114
1993109
199290
199186
199065
198960
198858
198755
198650
198549
198447
198342
198237
198131
198037
197973
197878
197782
197674
197574
197471
197378
197267
197171
197063
196977
196884
196797
1966107
1965135
1964208
1963215
1962319
1961328
1960341
1959361
1958379
1957394
1956430
1955412
1954443
1953416
1952388
1951400
1950432
1949454
1948452
1947495
1946522
1945650
1944725
1943780
1942748
19411118
1940953
1939896
19371644

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey938
New York991
Michigan1019
Indiana1114
North Carolina1121
Illinois1249
Virginia1249
Georgia1389
California1521
Ohio1538
Texas1605
Florida1639

Even more about Kristin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kristin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kristin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1981
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kristin
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 13,460
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1937
2012 births +105

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