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The name Kristen is of German origin, and is an alternate form of Christina.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kristen 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 Kristen
Use of the Name Kristen for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
210,538 208,855 144,923 29,200 8,689 2,638 1,205
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kristen has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kristen first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1946, 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 Kristen
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194685993  
1947676153  
1948657162  
1949633171  
1950672159  
1951624192  
1952501280  
1953543256  
1954615217  
1955610230  
1956605249  
1957557297  
1958482390  
1959404542  
1960415541  
1961423538  
1962344755  
19632891,014  
19642391,335  
19651911,727  
19661492,323  
19671242,750  
19681073,239  
1969963,815  
1970834,599  
1971873,963  
1972853,526  
1973584,933  
1974456,04799368
1975604,67397771
1976733,657  
1977723,859  
1978624,365  
1979624,565  
1980397,317  
1981388,529  
1982339,532  
1983378,610  
1984388,375  
1985388,449  
1986417,837  
1987427,358  
1988368,374  
1989368,800  
1990428,069  
1991486,819  
1992536,252  
1993615,531  
1994555,871  
1995645,395  
1996704,849  
1997824,080  
19981013,345  
19991142,842  
20001422,355  
20011621,986  
20021861,710  
20032291,433  
20042641,205  
Totals:  210,538 139

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kristen as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Kristen appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 59 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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