Meaning and Name Origin
Kristey \k-ris-tey, kr(i)-stey\ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Kristey is "follower of Christ". Kristey is a variation of Christy (Latin): pet form of Christina and Christine, and in Scotland and Ireland, of Christopher. Unique as a name for newborns.
Kristey is a rare given name for women. Kristey is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Kristey and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Kristey (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Chrissy, Christi, Christie, Christy, Crissy, Cristy, Krista, Kristi, Kristie and Kristy. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 and have become much less widespread since, with versions like Cristy, Krista, Kristi, Kristie and Kristy falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar baby names are Khristel, Khristen, Kristal, Kristan, Kristeen, Kristel, Kristell, Kristen, Kristena, Kristene, Kristien, Kristin, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Kristyn, Krystel and Krysten. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kristey.