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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".

Variant of Christine. Also a variant spelling of Christa. See also Christy.


Krista has 16 variants: Christa, Khris, Khristie, Khristy, Khrysta, Kris, Krissa, Krissie, Krissy, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy, Kryssa, Krysta, Krysti and Krystie.

Affiliated girl names: Kristine, Christina and Kristen.

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]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Krista, Christa, Christi, Christina, Christine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christy, Crissy, Cristy, Crysta, Kris in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kristen, Kristi, Kristie, Kristin, Kristine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kristy, Krysta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christina, Christine, Kirsty outside U.S.

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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.