What 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.Creative forms:
(female) Castal, Lystal, ..
(male) Cryscar, Cryslan, .. Middle name pairings:
Crystal Riya (C.R.), ..
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)
Crystal reached its top rank of #20 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is presently at #550. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Christina (#333 last year), Krystal (#1129), Coral (#1229), Cristal (#1981), Kristel, Kristle, Krystle, Kristal, Crysta, Christel, Christopher, Chrystal, Christal and Crystle are the popular variation forms of Crystal (#550 last year). Usage of these forms of Crystal was widespread among parents 35 years ago (average #900) and has become much lower since (#1681, ▼96.3%), with forms like Christopher going out of style.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Christa▼, Christan, Chrysta, Chrystabel, Chrystee (see Christina), 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.