Meaning and name origin
Kristel \k-ris-tel, kr(i)-stel\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Greek origin, and the meaning of Kristel is "follower of Christ; ice". Kristel is a variant of Christina (Latin): simplified form of Christiana, feminine of Christianus (see Christian), or a Latin form of Middle English Christin "Christian" (Old English "christen", from Latin). Also a variant of Crystal (Greek): from "krystallos". Kristel is also used as a variant of Kristen (Latin)., Krystal.
Kristel has 42 variant forms: 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, Krystyl.
Kristel is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2788 out of 4276, Top 65%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kristel and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christina (#326), Crystal (#477), Kristen (#814), Krystal, Kristal, Krystle, Cristal, Christel, Chrystal and Christal. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Suggested similar baby names are Khristen, Krista, Kristan, Kristee, Kristeen, Kristella, Kristena, Kristene, Kristey, Kristi, Kristie, Kristien, Kristin, Kristy, Kristyn, Krystee and Krysten. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kristel.