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pinWhat does Crystal mean?

Crystal /crys-tal/ as a girls' name is pronounced KRISS-tal. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Crystal is "ice".

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.

Crystal has 2 more alternative forms via Coral, Krystle: Khristal and Khrystal.

Kreatif forms: Carstal, Clystal, Crystally. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Crystal name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Crystal, Christal, Christel, Christina, Christopher in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chrystal, Coral, Cristal, Crysta, Kristal in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Krystal, Krystle in U.S.

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

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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.