See also: Kristín

English edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed in the 20th century from Norwegian Kristin, a variant of Christina.

Proper noun edit

Kristin

  1. A female given name from Ancient Greek, a variation of Christine, of mostly American use.
    • 1990, Ed McBain, Vespers, Mandarin, published 1991, →ISBN, page 35:
      Kristin Lund looked exactly like her name. Blonde hair and blue eyes, a full tempestuous mouth, and a figure that reminded Hawes of the gently sloping hills of Sweden, where he'd never been.

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Anagrams edit

Estonian edit

Etymology edit

From a Scandinavian variant of Kristiina (Christina).

Proper noun edit

Kristin

  1. a female given name

Faroese edit

Proper noun edit

Kristin m

  1. a male given name

Usage notes edit

  • son of Kristin: Kristinsson
  • daughter of Kristin: Kristinsdóttir

Declension edit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Kristin
Accusative Kristin
Dative Kristini
Genitive Kristins

Proper noun edit

Kristin

  1. a female given name

Usage notes edit

Matronymics

  • son of Kristin: Kristinarson
  • daughter of Kristin: Kristinardóttir

Declension edit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Kristin
Accusative Kristina
Dative Kristini
Genitive Kristinar

German edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Norwegian Kristin.

Pronunciation edit

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Proper noun edit

Kristin

  1. a female given name

Hunsrik edit

Noun edit

Kristin f

  1. a female Christian

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Further reading edit

Norwegian edit

Etymology edit

Contraction of Kristine. From Latin Christina. First recorded in Norway in the 12th century.

Proper noun edit

Kristin

  1. a female given name

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • English: Kristin

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References edit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 17 120 females with the given name Kristin living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

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Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Kristin c (genitive Kristins)

  1. a female given name, variant of Christina