Danish and Norwegian variation of Christine
"a Christian"

Kristen Origin and Meaning

The name Kristen is a girl's name of Danish origin meaning "a Christian".

Kristen may be somewhat past its fashion high point, but it remains forever crystalline clear. Possible problem: confusion with the similar Scandinavian names Kristin, Kirsten, Kirstie, et al.

Current celebrity bearers include Kristens Stewart, Wiig, and Bell.

# 888 in the US

Kristen Rank in US Top 1000

# 1600 on Nameberry

Kristen Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kristen Popularity

Famous People Named Kristen

  • Kristen Kishcelebrity chef
  • Kristen Anne BellAmerican actress
  • Kristen JohnstonAmerican actress
  • Kristen Joy SchaalAmerican actress
  • Kristen Jaymes StewartAmerican actress
  • Kristen Mary "Kris" JennerAmerican reality TV personality
  • Kristen WhiteAmerican actress
  • Kristen Carroll WiigAmerican actress and comedian
  • Kristen Nöel "Kristy" SwansonAmerican actress
  • Kristen Joanne CaverlyAmerican swimmer
  • Kristen Ann MaloneyAmerican gymnast
  • Kristen McMenamyAmerican model
  • Kristen NygaardDanish soccer player
  • Kristen SkjeldalNorwegian skier
  • Kristen DaltonMiss USA 2009
  • January Kristen JonesAmerican actress
  • Kristen SeginAmerican ballerina
  • Kristen DeAnn AldersonAmerican actress
  • Kristen AndersonLopez, American songwriter
  • Kristen Sciaccacompetitor in E! reality show "Bridalplasty"
  • Kylie Kristen JennerAmerican reality TV personality
  • Kristen "Kristie" Anne MewisAmerican soccer player

Kristen in Pop Culture

  • Kristen Gregorycharacter from "The Clique" book series
  • Kristen Parkerfrom "Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors"
  • Kristen Greencharacter in "Gone Too Far" by Natalie D. Richards