What does Christa mean?
Christa /chri-sta/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced KRIS-tah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christa is "follower of Christ".
Related girl name: Trista.
Christa▼ has 26 more related forms via Christina, Christine: Chris▼, Chrissa, Chrissta, Chrisstan, Chrissti, Chrissty, Chrissy, Christain, Christan, Christel, Christen▼, Christena▼, Christi▼, Christia, Christian▼, Christie▼, Christin▼, Christmar, Christna, Christy▼, Christyna, Chrystal▼, Cristal▼, Cristi, Cristy▼ and Khristya.Kreatif forms: Charsta, Chrisia. [more]
How popular is Christa?
Christa is a very prominent first name for women (#564 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#82019 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Christa for girls. Christa entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #259 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent related forms of Christa listed in the Top 1000 are Christina (#326 last year), Christine (#689), Chrystal, Christy, Cristal, Crysta, Trista, Krysta, Krista, Cristy, Christin, Christel, Chrissy, Christen, Christena, Christie, Christian, Christi and Chris. Forms like Chrissty are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4525%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.0493%, ▼89.1%), with forms like Cristal, Christina, Christine, Christena and Christie falling out of style. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Christa and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Christa▼ is pronounced similarly to Christey and Khristy. Other recommended similar baby names are Charista, Christal▼, Christall, Christana, Christl, Christle, Christmas, Christol, Christon, Christyl and Christyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Christa.