Scandinavian variation of Christine
"a Christian"

Kirsten Origin and Meaning

The name Kirsten is girl's name of Scandinavian, Norwegian origin.
Lovely, authentic name -- but any Kirsten will be condemned to a lifetime of hearing "Did you say Kristen?" They're both genuine Scandinavian names but too interchangeable.

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Famous People Named Kirsten

  • Kirsten Caroline DunstAmerican actress
  • Kirsten Elizabeth Rutnik GillibrandU.S. Senator from New York
  • Kirsten Renee StormsAmerican actress
  • Kirsten HaglundMiss America 2008
  • Kirsten Simone VangsnessAmerican actress
  • Kirsten NelsonAmerican actress
  • Kirsten "Flipper" FlipkensBelgian tennis player
  • Kirsten WildDutch cyclist
  • Kirsten Blythe Painteran American poet and author
  • Kirsten Målfrid FlagstadNorwegian operatic soprano
  • Kirsten MooreTowers, Canadian Olympic pair skater
  • Kirsten WallCanadian curler

Kirsten in Pop Culture

  • Kirsten Cohencharacter on TV's "The O.C."
  • Kirsten Larsoncharacter in the 'American Girl' series
  • Kirsten Greenecharacter in "Just Listen" by Sarah Dessen
  • Kirsten Bennettcharacter on TV's "Party of Five"
  • Kirsten Johannsencharacter in "Number The Stars" by Lois Lowry
  • Kirsten Raymondecharacter in novel " Station Eleven"