Kristin f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Kristin m for the male version.

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of Kristín (see also -stin) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Christina

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Kristinarson Faroe Islands Iceland

Female

Kristinardóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kristin
Genitive: Kristins
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Kristin
Accusative: Kristina
Dative: Kristini
Genitive: Kristinar
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kristin
Genitive: Kristinin
Partitive: Kristiniä
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Kristin
Accusative: Kristinu
Dative: Kristinu
Genitive: Kristinar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kristin
Genitive: Kristins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kristin
Genitive: Kristins

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

24 July

Norway Norway

24 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Kristin was a heavy storm in Norway in September 2005.
  • Kristin Lavransdatter, name of the main character in a trilogy of historical novels written by Sigrid Undset: Kransen (The Wreath), first published in 1920, Husfrue (The Wife), published in 1921, and Korset (The Cross), published in 1922.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[10]
17100
n.a.
17100
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[11]
4804 15664 4804 15660 0 4
Denmark Denmark[12]
384
n.a.
377
n.a.
7
n.a.
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
695
n.a.
693
n.a.
2
Iceland Iceland[14]
8 19
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
4 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Statistics as female name

Recent statistics trend[11][12][10][13]:Name statistics for Kristin (f)

Sources: [11] [12] [10] [13]


Norwegian historic statistics trend[10]:
Norwegian historic statistics for Kristin (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Kristin (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Kristin (f)


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  9. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/