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

The name Kristin is a girl's name of German, Norwegian origin meaning "a Christian". Kristin and is often added to lists like International Variations of Christina and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #47 (medical edition)".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Kristin

Kristin Dawn Chenoweth, American actress and singer
Kristin Laura Kreuk, Canadian actress
Kristin Elizabeth Cavallari, American reality TV personality
Kristin Landen Davis, American actress
Kristin Ann Scott Thomas, English actress
Kristin Bauer van Straten, American actress
Kristin Carlson Gore, daughter of U.S. V.P. Al Gore
Kristin Espinasse, American author
Kristin Nicole Adams, American singer and TV presenter
Kristin Cashore, American novelist
Kristin Cast, American novelist
Kristin dos Santos, American TV journalist
Kristin Andreassen, American singer-songwriter
Kristin Thornton, Australian rules footballer
Ann Kristin "Anka" Aarønes, Norwegian footballer
Kristin Elaine Hunter, American novelist
Kristin Asbjørnsen, Norwegian jazz singer
Kristin Fairlie, Canadian actress
Kristin Chirico of Buzzfeed series "Ladylike"

Pop Culture References for the name Kristin

Kristin Shepard, character on TV's "Dallas'
Kristin Amanda "Kristy" Thomas, a main character in the Baby-Sitters Club series
"Kristin Lavransdattar," novel trilogy by Sigrid Undset
Kristin Yancey, main character on TV's "Kristin," played by Kristin Chenoweth