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What does Crista mean?

Crista Pronunciation of Crista [crista] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the name Crista means "follower of Christ". Crista is an alternate form of Christa (Latin). Crista is also a form of Christina (Latin).


Crista has 23 variants: Chrissta, Chrissti, Chrisstie, Chrissty, Christi, Christie, Christy, Chrysta, Chrystee, Chrystie, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy, Crysta, Crystie, Khrista, Khristya, Khrysta, Krista, Kristi, Kristy, Krysta and Krystah.

46 more different relations via Christa, Christina: Chris, Chrissa, Chrisstan, Chrissy, Christain, Christan, Christel, Christen, Christena, Christia, Christian, Christin, Christmar, Christna, Christyna, Chryssa, Chrystal, Cris, Crissey, Crissie, Crissy, Cristal, Cristel, Cristen, Cristena, Cristin, Cristina, Cristine, Cristiona, Crystal, Crystena, Crystina, Crystyna, Hristina, Kris, Krisina, Krissy, Kristel, Kristen, Kristena, Kristin, Kristina, Kristyna, Krystal, Krystia and Krystka.

Creative forms:
(female) Chista, Cresta, ..

(male) Crica, Criva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Crista Kynslee (C.K.), ..

How popular is Crista?

Crista is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2284 out of 4276, Top 53%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Crista was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #1029 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crista name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Crista listed in the Top 2000 are Christina (#333 from recent data), Crystal (#550), Kristina (#742), Kristen (#888), Cristina (#1101), Krystal (#1129), Christian (#1694), Krista (#1697), Kristin (#1871), Cristal (#1981), Cristine, Cristy, Crysta, Krysta, Cristin, Kristy, Kristel, Cristie, Krissy, Kris, Kristi, Cristen, Christen, Christena, Christi, Christel, Christan, Chrissy, Christa, Christie, Christin, Crissy, Chris, Crissie, Cris, Christy, Chrystal and Cristi. These relations of Crista reached the apex of their popularity during 1980-1989 (average #944) and are now significantly less popular (#1794, down 96.9%), with forms like Cristina falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crista, Chris, Chrissy, Christa, Christan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christel, Christen, Christena, Christi, Christian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christie, Christin, Christina, Christy, Chrystal in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cris, Crissie, Crissy, Cristal, Cristen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristina, Cristine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristy, Crysta, Crystal, Kris, Krissy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krista, Kristel, Kristen, Kristi, Kristin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristina, Kristy, Krysta, Krystal in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christin, Christina, Kristina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Crista is alike in pronunciation to Christey, Khristy, Kristee, Kristey, Kristie, Krysti and Krysty. Other suggested similar names are Alista, Arista, Brieta, Brisa, Brisha, Brisia, Brissa, Brita, Britta, Calista, Carisa, Carisia, Carisma, Carissa, Carita, Caritta, Carlista, Cerisa, Cerissa, Charista, Chasta, Chita, Christal, Christall, Christana, Christl, Christle, Christmas, Christol, Christon, Christyl, Christyn, Corisa, Corissa, Corita, Cressa, Crisanta, Crissa, Cristabel, Cristalle, Cristalyn, Cristella, Cristian, Cristiana, Cristle, Cristyn, Crystall, Crystel, Crystin, Crystle, Erisha, Irisa, Irisha, Irita, Krisia, Krissa, Kristal, Kristan, Kristl (see Crystal), Prisca, Trisa, Trisha, Trisia, Trissa, Trista, Tristan and Trysta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Crista.

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