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pinWhat does Chastity mean?

Chastity /cha-sti-ty/ as a girls' name is pronounced CHASS-ti-tee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Chastity is "pure".

From Late Latin "castitas", a derivative of "castus". A virtue name. This name has been familiar since the 1970s due to Chastity Bono, daughter of singer/actress Cher and singer/actor/politician Sonny Bono. Chasida is a saint's name.


Chastity has 15 variants: Chasaty, Chasida, Chasity, Chassity, Chasta, Chastady, Chastidy, Chastin, Chastina, Chastine, Chastitee, Chastitey, Chastitie, Chastney and Chasty.

Affiliated girl name: Purity.

Kreatif forms: Castity, Chastida, Chestity. [more]

pinHow popular is Chastity?

Chastity is a very popular first name for females (#1300 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name history of Chastity for girls. Chastity entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #471 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chastity name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chastity outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Chastity and related names. The only other prominent related form of Chastity is Chasity. Adoption of these relations of Chastity reached its peak 44 years ago (adoption of 0.558%) and has become significantly lower since, with versions like Chasity becoming less stylish.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chastity, Chasity in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Chastity and related baby names outside U.S.

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Recommended similar baby names are Caity, Casidy, Cassidy, Cassity, Chairity, Chantay, Chantey, Chantiel, Chantil, Chantila, Chantill, Chaquita, Charidy, Chariety, Charita, Charitey, Chariti, Charity, Charitye, Charlita, Charty, Chasady, Chasidy, Chasina, Chasiti, Chassey, Chassidy, Chassie, Chassy, Chattie, Sharity and Shastina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Chastity.