What does Christy mean?
Christy /chri-sty/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Christy) is pronounced KRIS-tee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christy is "follower of Christ". Pet form of Christina and Christine, and in Scotland and Ireland, of Christopher. Model Christie Brinkley.
Christy▼ has 24 variants: Chrissa, Chrissie, Chrissy, Christey, Christi▼, Christie▼, Chrystie, Crissa, Crissie, Crissy, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy▼, Khristie, Khristy, Krista▼, Kristee, Kristey, Kristi▼, Kristie▼, Kristy▼, Krystee, Krystie and Krysty.
Christy▼ has 40 more different forms via Christie, Christina, Christine: Chris▼, Chrissta, Chrisstan, Chrissti, Chrisstie, Chrissty, Christa▼, Christain, Christan, Christeen, Christel, Christen▼, Christena▼, Christene▼, Christia, Christian▼, Christin▼, Christine▼, Christini, Christinn, Christmar, Christna, Christyna, Christyne, Chrystal▼, Chrystee, Chrystel, Chrystle, Chrystyna, Cris, Crissey, Crista, Cristal▼, Cristel, Cristen, Cristin, Crysta, Khristya, Kirsty and Krissy.Kreatif forms: Carsty, Chrison, Christyya. [more]
How popular is Christy?
Christy is a very popular first name for females (#260 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2484 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Christy for girls. Christy was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #71 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Christy and associated names. Christina (#326 a year ago), Christine (#689), Cristin, Cristy, Cristal, Crissy, Chrystal, Crysta, Kirsty, Kristy, Kristie, Kristi, Krista, Christopher, Christena, Christene, Christen, Christel, Christeen, Christi, Christian, Chris, Chrissy, Christin, Christie and Christa are the prominent variation forms of Christy ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4187%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0365%, down 91.3%), with versions like Cristal, Christina, Christine, Christi and Christen becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Christy▼ is pronounced similarly to Chrysta and Khrista. Other suggested similar baby names are Charista, Christal▼, Christl, Christle, Christol, Christon, Christyl, Christyn, Chrisy, Chrystyn and Cristyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Christy.