Meaning and name origin
Crystal \c-rys-tal, cr(y)-stal\ as a girl's 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. Chrystal a variant spelling probably influenced by Greek "khrysos" meaning "gold". As a boy's name, Crystal originated as an old Scottish form of Christopher. Cr- spellings are Spanish/Italian.
Crystal▼ has 75 variant forms: Christal▼, Christalene, Christalin, Christall, Christalle, Christalyn, Christel, Christele, Christell, Christella, Christelle, Christl, Christle, Christleen, Christline, Christol, Christyl, Chrystal▼, Chrystalle, Chrystalynn, Chrystel, Chrystele, Chrystle, Chrystol, Crisiant, Cristal▼, Cristalle, Cristalyn, Cristel, Cristella, Cristle, Crysta, Crystalann, Crystalina, Crystall, Chrystalla, Crystalyn, Crystalynn, Crystel, Crystell, Crystle, Cyrstal, Kristal▼, Kristall, Kristale, Kristalee, Kristaline, Kristalyn, Kristel, Kristell, Kristelle, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Krystel, Krystalanne, Krystale, Krystaleen, Krystalin, Krystalina, Krystall, Krystelle, Krystil, Krystl, Krystle▼, Krystlea, Krystlelea, Krystol, Krystyl, Khristalle, Khrystle, Kristle, Krystal▼, Krystalle and Krystle▼.
For more information, see also the related girl name Christina.
Crystal is a very popular first name for females (#102 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#14943 out of 88799, Top 17%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Crystal for girls. Crystal reached its highest rank of #21 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Crystal and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christina (#326), Crystal (#477), Kristal, Krystal, Crysta, Krystle, Coral, Christel, Christopher, Chrystal, Christal and Cristal. (2014 statistics).