What does Krista mean?
Krista /kri-sta/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced KRISS-tah. It is of Czechoslovakian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Krista is "follower of Christ".
Krista▼ has 27 more related forms via Christa, Christine, Christy: Chrissa, Christi▼, Christy▼, Chrysta, Crissa, Crissy, Crista, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy▼, Crysta, Khrista, Kirsty, Kristain, Kristaine, Kristee, Kristeen, Kristen▼, Kristene, Kristey, Kristin▼, Kristine▼, Kristyne, Kryssi, Krystah, Krystee and Krysty.Kreatif forms: Kirsta, Kista, Krisha. [more]
How popular is Krista?
Krista is a very prominent first name for women (#388 out of 4276, Top 9%) and a slightly less prominent surname for all people (#82691 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Krista for girls. Krista entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #127 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Krista and associated names. Christa, Christi, Christina (#326 last year), Christine (#689), Christy, Crissy, Cristy, Crysta, Kirsty, Kris, Kristen (#814), Kristi, Kristie, Kristin, Kristine, Kristy and Krysta are the prominent varying forms of Krista. Forms like Kristeen are uncommon. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.6219%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.0651%, ▼89.5%), with forms such as Christina, Christine, Kristen, Kristie and Kristin becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Krista▼ is pronounced similarly to Khristya. Other recommended similar baby names are Arista, Khristal, Krisia, Kristal▼, Kristale, Kristall, Kristan, Kristel, Kristena, Kristian▼, Kristina▼, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Kristyn▼, Kristyna, Krystal▼, Krystia, Krystka, Krystl and Trista▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Krista.