What does Krista mean?
Krista [krista] 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.
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.Creative forms:
(female) Kersta, Kirsta, ..
(male) Krita, .. Middle name pairings:
Krista Edie (K.E.), ..
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. Demographics)
Krista entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #127 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is at #1697 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Christa, Christi, Christina (#333 last year), Christine (#793), Christy, Crissy, Crista, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy, Crysta, Kirsty, Kris, Krissy, Kristen (#888), Kristi, Kristie, Kristin (#1871), Kristine, Kristy and Krysta are the prominent varying forms of Krista (#1697 last year). Other forms, like Krystah, are uncommon. These relations of Krista were favored by parents during 1970-1979 (median #667) and have become much less popular since (#1799, ▼98%), with forms such as Christa becoming less stylish.
Krista▼ is pronounced similarly to Chrissta and Khristya. Other recommended names are Arista, Brieta, Brisa▼, Brisha, Brisia, Brissa, Brita, Britta, Cristal▼, Irisha, Irita, Kalista, Karisa, Karisha, Karisma, Karissa▼, Karita, Keisha▼, Khristen, Khristena (see Christina), Khristian, Khristin, Khristina, Khristyna, Khrystal, Kirsti, Kisha▼, Kosta, Krisi, Krisia, Krisina, Kristal▼, Kristale (see Crystal), Kristalee, Kristall, Kristan, Kristeena, Kristel, Kristell, Kristena, Kristian▼, Kristiana, Kristiane, Kristiann, Kristien, Kristijna, Kristinia, Kristl (see Crystal), Kristle, Kristyn▼, Kristyna, Krisy, Krisztina, Krysia, Krystal▼, Krystale (see Crystal), Krystall, Krystel, Krysten, Krystil, Krystina, Krystl, Krystle▼, Krystol (see Crystal), Krystyl (see Crystal), Krystyn, Prisca, Trisa, Trisha▼, Trisia, Trissa, Trista▼ and Trysta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Krista.See names in meaning and etymology.