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Girl Name: Christen

Name: Christen
Pronunciation: \ch-ris-ten, chr(i)-sten\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: follower of Christ
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Christine
Sounds Like: Christel, Christene, Christena, Christeen, Christey, Khristen
Variant forms: Christaine, Christan, Christana, Christanne, Christin, Christina, Christon, Christyn, Chrysten, Chrystyn, Cristen, Cristin, Cristyn, Kristen
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1134
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 11098

Description

Christen \ch-ris-ten, chr(i)-sten\ as a girl's name is pronounced KRIS-ten. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christen is "follower of Christ". Variant of Christian. Spanish and Italian forms begin with Cr-.

Christen has 14 variant forms: Christaine, Christan, Christana, Christanne, Christin, Christina, Christon, Christyn, Chrysten, Chrystyn, Cristen, Cristin, Cristyn and Kristen.

For more information, see also the related name Christine.

Baby names that sound like Christen are Christel, Christene, Christena, Christeen, Christey and Khristen.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Christen.

Popularity

Christen is a very popular first name for women (#1134 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#11098 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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