girl name Kirsten
 

Baby Girl Names - Kirsten


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The name Kirsten is of Scandinavian origin, and is an alternate form of Christina.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kirsten has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Kirsten
Use of the Name Kirsten for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
46,759 46,759 31,413 13,968 5,810 2,196 1,081
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kirsten has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kirsten first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1957, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Kirsten
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1957997109  
1958860140  
1959724193  
1960628257  
1961668239  
1962563304  
1963392599  
1964362686  
1965356641  
1966298851  
1967303813  
19682481,108  
19692531,155  
19702841,036  
1971296935  
1972285894  
1973297789  
1974295808  
1975303759  
1976317712  
1977336686  
1978285814  
1979293818  
1980343703  
1981335708  
1982328739  
1983324715  
1984323723  
1985320747  
1986320746  
1987277891  
19882141,222  
19891831,537  
19901571,865  
19911541,934  
19921661,830  
19931881,549  
19941931,536  
19951791,679  
19961761,773  
19971851,631  
19982011,547  
19992021,528  
20002551,270  
20012601,222  
20022781,122  
20032781,115  
20042971,081  
Totals:  46,759 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kirsten as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kirsten appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 48 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Girl Name Kirsten