What does Kristel mean?
Kristel [kris-tel] as a girls' name has its roots in Latin and Greek, and Kristel means "follower of Christ; ice". Kristel is an alternate spelling of Christina (Latin). Kristel is also a derivative of Crystal (Greek): from "krystallos". Kristel is also used as a variation of Kristen (Latin) and Krystal (Greek).
Associated with: greek.
Kristel has 42 variants: Christal▼, Christall, Christel, Christele, Christell, Christelle, Christl, Christol, Christyl, Chrystal▼, Chrystel, Chrystele, Chrystelle, Chrystol, Cristal▼, Cristel, Cristelle, Crystall, Crystel, Crystell, Crystle, Khristal, Khristel, Khrystal, Kristal▼, Kristale, Kristall, Kristell, Kristelle, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Krystale, Krystall, Krystel, Krystelle, Krystil, Krystl, Krystle▼, Krystlelea, Krystol and Krystyl.
43 more related forms via Christina, Crystal, Kristen, Krystal: Christen▼, Crissey, Crista, Cristella, Cristen, Cristena, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristle, Cristy▼, Khristeen, Khristena, Khristin, Khristya, Kirsten▼, Kris▼, Krisina, Krissie, Krissy, Krista▼, Kristalee, Kristalyn, Kristan, Kristeen, Kristeena, Kristella, Kristena, Kristi▼, Kristian▼, Kristin▼, Kristina▼, Kristine▼, Kristy▼, Kristyn▼, Kristyna, Krysta▼, Krysten, Krystia, Krystin, Krystka, Krystlea and Krystyn.Creative forms:
(female) Kriske, Kritel, ..
(male) Kriskel, Krisker, .. Middle name pairings:
Kristel Jalayah (K.J.), ..
How popular is Kristel?
Kristel is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2788 out of 4276, Top 65%) and also a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#120330 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Kristel entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1429 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Kristel rated in the Top 2000 are Christal, Christel, Christen, Christina (#333 from current records), Chrystal, Crista, Cristal (#1981), Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristy, Crystal (#550), Crystle, Kirsten (#1736), Kris, Krissy, Krista (#1697), Kristal, Kristan, Kristen (#888), Kristi, Kristian, Kristin (#1871), Kristina (#742), Kristine, Kristle, Kristy, Kristyn, Krysta, Krystal (#1129), Krysten, Krystin and Krystle. Usage of these forms of Kristel was at its peak in the 1980s (average #808) and has become much diminished since (#1797, down 97.1%), with versions such as Kristina becoming less trendy.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Ariel, Bristol▲, Cristabel, Estel, Gretel, Grisel, Grissel, Grizel, Kaite, Kaitee, Kaitey, Karisse, Karsten, Kersten, Khrista, Khristen, Khristie, Khristy, Kirstee, Kismet, Kittee, Kittey (see Katherine), Krisi, Krisia, Krissa, Kristain, Kristee (see Christy), Kristene, Kristey, Kristie▼, Kristien, Kristyne, Krisy, Krystah, Krystee, Krystene, Krysti, Krystie, Krysty, Leisel, Lisel, Oriel, Orsel, Siseel, Tristen▼ and Vitel. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kristel.See names in meaning and etymology.