Kristen Name Meaning & Origin

Kristen

Pronunciation: KRIS-tin (key)

Origin of the name Kristen:

Derived from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin christiānus which is from the Ecclesiastic Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ). Var: Christiene, Christine, Cristina, Khristina, Khristine, Kristina, Kristene. Short: Chris, Cris, Khris, Kris, Tina. Pet: Chrissi, Chrissie, Chrissy, Christi, Christie, Christy, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy, Khristi, Khristie, Khristy, Krissy, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Its my name And I love it! it means follower of christ.

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My older sister's name is Kristen. I remember that while growing up she had several friends with the same name :) Even more confusing were her best friends, Kirsten and Kristy. I was several years younger than her and remember never knowing for sure who was calling for her on the phone!

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Krissy, Kick, Krista, Kristy, Kristi, Kris

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Kristen Bell, American actress
Kristen Stewart, American actress
Kristen Wiig, American actress and comedian
Kirsten Gillibrand, US Senator from New York.
Kristen Jenner-Reality T.V Star and entrepreneur
Kristen Mewis- Professional Soccer Player

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