Meaning and name origin
Christy \ch-ris-ty, chr(i)-sty\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 variant forms: 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 is a very popular first name for females (#260 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2388 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Christy for girls. Christy reached its highest rank of #71 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Christy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christina (#326), Christine (#689), Kristi, Krista, Cristy, Kristie, Kristy, Christy, Christi, Christie, Christopher, Chrissy and Crissy. (2014 statistics).
Christy▼ is also pronounced similarly to Chrissta, Chrissti, Chrissty, Christa▼, Chrysta, Crista, Khrista and Khristya. Other suggested similar baby names are Charista, Christal▼, Christan, Christel, Christen▼, Christia, Christin▼, Christl, Christle, Christna, Christol, Christon, Christyl, Christyn, Christyna, Christyne, Chrisy, Chrystyn and Cristyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Christy.