What does Kirsty mean?
Kirsty [kirsty] as a girls' name is pronounced KERS-tee. It is of Scottish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Kirsty is "follower of Christ". Short form of Kristine. The name is made familiar by supermodel Kirsty Hume. Actress Kirstie Alley uses the -ie ending.
Associated with: scottish.
(female) Kinsty, Kirsey, ..
(male) Kirkay, .. Middle name pairings:
Kirsty Angeline (K.A.), ..
How popular is Kirsty?
Kirsty is an uncommon given name for females. Kirsty is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Kirsty entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak position of #1558 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Christine (#793 from current records), Kirsten (#1736), Kirsti, Kirstie and Kristine are the popular variation forms of Kirsty appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Kirsty were at the peak of their popularity in the 1970s (average #999) and have become much less widespread since (#1754, ▼98.4%), with versions like Kristine becoming less in vogue.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Karsten, Keirstin, Kersten, Kerstin, Khrista, Khristy, Khristya (see Christina), Khrysta, Khrystyn, Kiersten▼, Kierstin, Kierstynn, Kinsey, Kirby, Kirsi, Kirsteen, Kirstin▼, Kirstine, Kirstyn, Kirstynn (see Kirsten), Kitty▼, Krista▼, Kristey, Kristi▼, Kristl (see Crystal), Kristy▼, Kristyn▼, Krysta▼, Krysti, Krystl, Krysty, Krystyl (see Crystal), Krystyn, Kyrstin and Misty▼. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kirsty.See names in meaning and etymology.