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Christa meaning and name origin
Christa \ch-ris-ta, chr(i)-sta\ as a girl's name is pronounced KRIS-tah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christa is "follower of Christ". Latinate short form of Christine and Christina. Probably originated in Germany. Chrysta's spelling may refer to the Greek word for "gold" or "golden".
Christa has 11 variant forms: Chryssa, Chrysta, Chrystie, Crista, Crysta, Crystie, Khrista, Khrysta, Krista, Krysta and Krystah.
For more information, see also the related name Trista.
Baby names that sound like Christa are Charista, Christan, Christy, Christna, Christi, Chrissta, Christl and Christal.
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Popularity of Christa
Christa is a very popular first name for women (#564 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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