Kristen (given name)


Kristen (given name)

Infobox Given Name Revised
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Kristen was originally a male first name, the Danish or Norwegian form of Christian (see Christian (disambiguation)). [ [http://www.behindthename.com/php/view.php?name=kristen-1 Behind the Name: Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Kristen ] ] However, in English speaking countries Kristen is usually now a female first name, used as an alternative spelling of Kristin, a Scandinavian form of Christine. [ [http://www.behindthename.com/php/view.php?name=kristen-2 Behind the Name: Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Kristen ] ]

Actors

*Kristen Bell - American actress
*Kristen Johnston - American actress
*Kristin Kreuk - Canadian actress
*Kristen Stewart - American actress

Scientists

*Kristen Bryant - Norwegian mathematician

Other

*Kristen Caverly - American swimmer
*Kristen McMenamy - fashion model
*Kristen French - Canadian murder victim
*Kristen Nygaard (footballer) - Danish football (soccer) player
*Kristen Skjeldal - Norwegian Olympic champion in cross-country skiing
*Kristen Stephens (nee Ferris) - Canadian radio DJ
*Kristen Ashley - Professional Tap Dancer
*Kristen Cormier - American singer-songwriter
*Kristen Read - American Auther

Pseudonym

*"Kristen," professional name of Ashley Alexandra Dupré - American singer and sex worker

Notes


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