Kerstin

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish Kerstin. Variant of Kristiina.

Proper noun[edit]

Kerstin

  1. A female given name.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish Kerstin.

Proper noun[edit]

Kerstin

  1. A female given name.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Vernacular form of Kristina. First recorded in Sweden as Kierstin in 1535.

Proper noun[edit]

Kerstin

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The most common first name of women born in Sweden in the 1930s.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 90 944 females with the given name Kerstin living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.