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Kristen

Origin: Denmark
gender-female
Region Origin: Northern Europe

Kristen, a gender-neutral name of Latin origin, means "follower of Christ". It is a Breton, Danish, Swedish, and Norwegian variant of Christian, a masculine name. The name has its roots in several languages, including Greek, Latin, and Scandinavian languages, with slight variations in meaning such as "anointed" or "bright-eyed". The name Kristen has evolved over time and is now predominantly used as a female name in English-speaking countries. However, it remains a male name in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Some famous people named Kristen include actresses Kristen Stewart and Kristin Wiig.

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