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Kristen Name Meaning and Origin

Kristen Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Christian, follower of Christ

Name Origin


The name Kristen means 'Christian' or 'follower of Christ'. It is of Greek/Latin origin and is a popular name in Western cultures.

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Kristen Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Kristen is easy to pronounce with a clear emphasis on the first syllable.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Kristen has a balanced rhythm, but the two syllables may feel slightly disconnected when spoken quickly.

Famous People Named Kristen

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart is an American actress known for her role as Bella Swan in the Twilight series. She has also starred in films like 'Snow White and the Huntsman' and 'Charlie's Angels'.

● Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell is an American actress and singer known for her roles in TV shows like 'Veronica Mars' and 'The Good Place'. She has also voiced Princess Anna in Disney's 'Frozen'.

Kristen Name Popularity Insights

U.S. Population

The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Kristen

The name Kristen does not typically evoke negative characters or cultural symbols. It is a common and neutral name in most contexts.

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