Name Kirsten - meaning, origin, popularity 

Kirsten name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English, German, Low German, Scandinavian, Faroese, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: k(i)-rs-ten
Meaning: Follower of Christ, Stone Church and Disciple of the Christ
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What does Kirsten mean?

Famed Kirsten's origin is Latin is used notably in Norwegian, Danish, Low German, Faroese, English, Finnish, Icelandic, German, Scandinavian, Swedish and Greenlandic, meaning of Kirsten is "Follower of Christ, Stone Church or Disciple of the Christ" is given to both genders.. Also Kirsten is form of Kirstin in Danish and Norwegian languages. Kirsten is celebrated on July 24th.

How do I pronounce Kirsten?

The proper pronunciation of two syllabled Kirsten is k(i)-rs-ten. The name can also be pronounced as kir-sten.

Variants of Kirsten

Christann, Christina, Crissie, Kristen, Christen, Christian, Karstine, Christine, Christena, Kirstin, Christiane, Chrissy, Christinemarie, Kirsty, Kirstina, Keerstin

Names that rhyme with Kirsten

How popular is the name Kirsten?

Kirsten was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1937 around 52972 babies have been given the moniker. At the peak of its usage in 1991, the moniker grabbed the 154th spot and 1931 baby girls were given the name. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 107 years. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names 45 times Kirsten is a common name in England and Wales given to over 2223 babies in 23 years. At present the name is rising, in 1996, it ranked 195th when 225 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Kirsten is a familiar baby name in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1995, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 171 on girl names chart when 69 babies were given the name Kirsten. There are over 605 babies that have been given the name Kirsten in Belgium. Also, in Queensland, the name had been in use for 19 years beginning from 1972 and had secured the place in top 100 names. In 1975, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 66 on girl names chart when 63 babies were given the name Kirsten. Over 513 babies in Queensland have been named Kirsten.

Kirsten is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 400 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 374 on girl names chart when 34 babies were named Kirsten. The given name is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 43 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 200. There are over 391 babies that have been given the name Kirsten in Ireland. Also, it is among the top 2000 girl names in France. Over 242 babies in France have been named Kirsten.

Kirsten is a rare baby name in Netherlands still in use today. But Kirsten is a popular baby name in Germany where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, England, Canada and Australia. At least, 240000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018214987
20171889106
20161499150
20151734120
20141290184
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Kirsten in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands112783641779
Finland000203
Sweden11-9680297
Norway11-938337488
Denmark110406310

Here's what numbers has to say about Kirsten

You prefer your solitude over socializing but keep in touch with people so you teach them what you know. Stop being so kind and show people their place in your life. You know a way out but prefer to dwell in your comfort zone. Open your mind to new opinion and widen your perspective. You are highly intuitive and inspire as you go. You are capable of great achievements. You are an inspirational person who respects the rules and social restrictions.

Other names similar to Kirsten, for would be moms

  •  Delphine - Unfading and Renowned Delphine is used primarily in French and Greek, Delphine means "Dolphin or Flower" and originated from Latin and Old Greek is bestowed upon both sexes
  •  Ondina - Anomalous Ondina came from Latin bestowed upon baby girls, meaning of Ondina is "Water Sprite, Wave and Wave". Ondina is resultant of Ondine.
  •  Kostandin mainly is used in Albanian has its origin in Latin, meaning of Kostandin is "The Steadfast" is bestowed upon baby boys
  •  Lucrecia means Wealthy, Princess and Rewarded is used as a girl name and is commonly used in English is of Latin origin. Lucrecia is derivative of Lucretia.
  •  Leannick - Leannick means "Graceful or Lioness" is rooted from Hebrew and Latin languages
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Middle names for Kirsten

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Famous people named Kirsten

  • Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian opera singer and a highly regarded Wagnerian soprano
  • Kirsten Madsdatter, was King Christian IV of Denmark's lover
  • Kirsten Bakis, American novelist
  • Kirsten Myklevoll, Norwegian politician for the Labour Party
  • Kirsten Emmelmann, former German track and field athlete
  • Kirsten Penny, professional English female ten-pin bowler
  • Kirsten Cassidy, British actress best
  • Kirsten Bråten Berg, Norwegian traditional folk singer
  • Kirsten Bolm, retired German hurdler
  • Kirsten Dierking, American poet from Minnesota
  • Kirsten Munk, Danish noble
  • Kirsten Verbist, Belgian figure skater
  • Kirsten Auken, Danish sexologist and politician
  • Kirsten Sødal, Norwegian author
  • Kirsten Miller, American novelist and the creator of the Kiki Strike book series
  • Kirsten Kemp, American actress and television presenter
  • Kirsten Stoltmann, artist based in Los Angeles
  • Kirsten Dunst, American actress
  • Kirsten Livermore, Australian former politician
  • Kirsten Storms, American actress and voice actress
  • Kirsten Imrie, former 'Page 3' girl, glamour model
  • Kirsten Klose, German hammer thrower
  • Kirsten Thomson, Australian middle distance freestyle swimmer
  • Kirsten Bishopric, Canadian actress best known providing the voices of Zoycite
  • Kirsten O'Brien, English television presenter and actress
  • Kirsten Hansteen, Norwegian editor and liberarian
  • Kirsten Cooke, English stage actress
  • Kirsten Rolffes, Danish actress
  • Kirsten Vangsness, American actress and writer
  • Kirsten Flipkens, Belgian tennis player
  • Kirsten Vlieghuis, former freestyle swimmer from The Netherlands,
  • Kirsten Powers, American author, columnist, and political analyst
  • Kirsten Nelson, American actress and director
  • Kirsten Gillibrand, American attorney and politician serving as the junior United States Senator
  • Kirsten Price, (born November 13, 1981 model
  • Kirsten Olson, American former figure skater and actress
  • Kirsten Williamson, Canadian actress
  • Kirsten Smith, American screenwriter and novelist whose credits include 'Legally Blonde 'and 'Ella Enchanted'
  • Kirsten Pike, Australian former cricketer
  • Kirsten Sweetland, Canadian professional triathlete
  • Kirsten Wyatt, American singer and stage actress
  • Kirsten Sheridan, Irish film director and screenwriter

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