Kristin Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Kristin:
A cognate of Christine, which is derived from the Latin Christiāna, which is from christiānus, a derivative of the Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Kristin
Krissy, Kristy, Kristi, Kris
And for you eccentric Kristins, consider trying "Stin."
I am a Kristin who is called Kiki by younger relatives and family, and was called Kist by friends in grade school.
- Meanings and history of the name Kristin
Kristin is the German/Scandinavian variant of the name Kristen, variant of Christine, variant of Christian, from the Greek word for 'Believer in Christ' or 'Anointed One'
- Famous real-life people named Kristin
Kristin Scott Thomas, actress
Kristin Davis, actress (Sex and the City)
Kristin Chenoweth, actress
NOT Kristen Stewart, that is the wrong name for here.
Kristin Cavallari - Laguna Beach & The Hills
Kristin Chirico, Buzzfeed employee and Ladylike lady.
- Kristin in song, story & screen
Kristin Lavransdatter, protagonist of the eponymous novel by Sigrid Undset, which won a Nobel Prize. In 1995, it was made into a film directed by Liv Ullmann.
Kristin Amanda "Kristy" Thomas, protagonist of the Baby-Sitters Club by Ann M. Martin
Kristin Baxter, oldest daughter from the show Last Man Standing