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Gender: Male Origin of Carsten: Low German and Nordic variation of Christian Meaning of Christian: Greek, "anointed one"; English from Latin, "follower of Christ"

The name Carsten is a boy's name of German origin. Carsten and is often added to lists like Boy Names That Can Start with a C or a K and discussed in our forums with posts like "totally, kinda or no way with middles".

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This Nordic-sounding name is ripe for wider usage, especially as a fresh alternative to Christian or similar-sounding Carl.

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Famous People Named Carsten

Carsten Thomas Ball, Australian tennis player
Carsten Mogensen, Danish badminton player
Carsten Jancker, German footballer
Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink, Anglo-Norwegian polar explorer
Carsten Niebuhr, German-Danish mathematician and explorer
Carsten Ramelow, German footballer
Carsten Höller, Belgian artist
Carsten Nicolai aka Alva Noto, German musician
Carsten Charles "CC" Sabathia, American baseball player
Carsten Charles Sabathia, Jr. (b. 2003), son of CC Sabathia

Pop Culture References for the name Carsten

Karsten, Carston