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Gender: F Meaning of Christine: French variation of Christina, "anointed"

Lovely, authentic name -- but any Kirsten will be condemned to a lifetime of hearing "Did you say Kristen?"

Famous People Named Kirsten

Kirsten Caroline Dunst, American actress
Kirsten Elizabeth Rutnik Gillibrand, U.S. Senator from New York
Kirsten Renee Storms, American actress
Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008
Kirsten Simone Vangsness, American actress
Kirsten Nelson, American actress
Kirsten "Flipper" Flipkens, Belgian tennis player
Kirsten Wild, Dutch cyclist
Kirsten Målfrid Flagstad, Norwegian operatic soprano
Kirsten Moore-Towers, Canadian Olympic pair skater
Kirsten Wall, Canadian curler

Pop Culture References for the name Kirsten

Kirsten Cohen, character on TV's "The O.C."
Kirsten Larson, character in the 'American Girl' series
Kirsten Greene, character in "Just Listen" by Sarah Dessen
Kirsten Bennett, character on TV's "Party of Five"
Kirsten Johannsen, character in "Number The Stars" by Lois Lowry