What does Crystal mean?
From "krystallos". The English word for the clear glass, sometimes cut into the shape of a gemstone. 19th-century coinage, similar to names such as Coral. The TV series "Dynasty" made the name famous in the 1980s with a character named Krystle. As a boy's name, Crystal originated as an old Scottish form of Christopher. Cr- spellings are Spanish/Italian.
Crystal▲ has 72 variants: Christal▼, Christalene, Christalin, Christall, Christalle, Christalyn, Christel, Christele, Christell, Christella, Christelle, Christl, Christle, Christleen, Christline, Christol, Christyl, Chrystal▼, Chrystalla, Chrystalle, Chrystalynn, Chrystel, Chrystele, Chrystle, Chrystol, Crisiant, Cristal▼, Cristalle, Cristalyn, Cristel, Cristella, Cristle, Crysta, Crystalann, Crystalina, Crystall, Crystalyn, Crystalynn, Crystel, Crystell, Crystle, Khristalle, Khrystle, Kristal▼, Kristale, Kristalee, Kristaline, Kristall, Kristalyn, Kristel, Kristell, Kristelle, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Krystal▼, Krystalanne, Krystale, Krystaleen, Krystalin, Krystalina, Krystall, Krystalle, Krystel, Krystelle, Krystil, Krystl, Krystle▼, Krystlea, Krystlelea, Krystol and Krystyl.
Related girl name: Christina.more]
How popular is Crystal?
Crystal is a very prominent first name for women (#102 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#14064 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Crystal for girls. Crystal was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #21 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is presently at #477. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Christina (#326 last year), Kristal, Krystal, Crysta, Krystle, Coral, Christel, Christopher, Chrystal, Christal and Cristal are the popular variation forms of Crystal (#477 last year). Adoption of these forms of Crystal was widespread among parents 34 years ago (average #519) and is somewhat lower today (#900, ▼79.2%), with forms like Chrystal falling out of style. Christina is the continual favorite, although Crystal seems to be gaining favor too.
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Suggested similar baby names are Christa▼, Christan, Chrysta, Chrystabel, Chrystee, Chrysten, Chrystian, Chrystie, Chrystyn, Crista, Cristabel, Cristen, Cristi, Cristian, Cristie, Cristin, Cristy▼, Cristyn, Crystabel, Crystena, Crystene, Crystie, Crystin, Crystina, Crystine, Crystyna, Krysta▼, Krystah, Trysta and Trystan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Crystal.