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Gender: F Meaning of Kristin: "a Christian" Origin of Kristin: German and Norwegian variation of Christina

A crystalline name that retains its loveliness far past its prime. Its biggest downside: Eternal confusion over spelling and pronunciation. Kristen? Kirsten? It can be so confusing that many parents today opt to bypass it.

Famous People Named Kristin

Kristin Chenoweth, American actress and singer
Kristin Kreuk, Canadian actress
Kristin Cavallari, American reality TV star
Kristin Davis, American actress
Kristin Espinasse, American author and blogger.
Kristin Cashore, author of the "Graceling" series
Kristin Cast, co-author of the "House Of Night" series

Pop Culture References for the name Kristin

Kristin Thomas from the Baby-Sitters club books by Ann M. Martin.
"Kristin Lavransdattar" trilogy of historical novels set in medieval Norway. Written by Sigrid Undset, they led to Undset receiving the 1928 Nobel Prize in Literature.