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What does Kristy mean?

Kristy Pronunciation of Kristy [kristy] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Kristy is "follower of Christ". Kristy is an alternate form of Christina (Latin). Kristy is also a variation of Christy (Latin). Kristy is also used as a variation of Krista (Czechoslovakian, Latin).


Kristy has 29 variants: Chrissta, Chrissti, Chrisstie, Chrissty, Christa, Christey, Christi, Christie, Chrystee, Chrystie, Crista, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy, Crysta, Crystie, Khristie, Khristy, Khristya, Khrysta, Kristee, Kristey, Kristi, Kristie, Krysta, Krystee, Krysti, Krystie and Krysty.

30 more alternative forms via Christina, Christy, Krista: Chrissy, Cris, Crissa, Crissey, Crissy, Cristal, Cristel, Cristen, Cristin, Khris, Kit, Kris, Krisina, Krissa, Krissie, Krissy, Kristeen, Kristel, Kristen, Kristena, Kristin, Kristina, Kristine, Kristyna, Kryssa, Krystal, Krystia, Krystka, Krystle and Krystyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Keisty, Krisey, ..

(male) Kricey, Kriley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kristy Juana (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kristy?

Kristy is a very popular first name for females (#355 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#56826 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Kristy entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #114 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristy name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Kristy are Christina (#333 a year ago), Kristina (#742), Kristen (#888), Krystal (#1129), Krista (#1697), Kristin (#1871), Cristal (#1981), Krysta, Kristel, Krystyna, Krissy, Kristi, Kristie, Kris, Krystle, Kristine, Crysta, Cris, Crissy, Christy, Christie, Christa, Christi, Crista, Cristen, Cristy, Chrissy, Cristin, Cristie, Cristi and Kit. These relations of Kristy were at the apex of their popularity 4 decades ago (adoption of 3.6%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.1%, 97%), with forms such as Christina falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristy, Chrissy, Christa, Christi, Christie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christina, Christy, Cris, Crissy, Crista in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristal, Cristen, Cristi, Cristie, Cristin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristy, Crysta, Kit, Kris, Krissy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krista, Kristel, Kristen, Kristi, Kristie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kristin, Kristina, Kristine, Krysta, Krystal in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krystle, Krystyna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kristy is pronounced similarly to Khrista and Krystah. Other suggested similar names are Arista, Britty, Cristyn, Drisy, Kaity, Khristal, Khristel, Khristen, Khristin, Khristyna, Khrystyn, Kirsti, Kirsty, Kirstyn, Kitty, Krisi, Krisia, Kristain, Kristal, Kristale (see Crystal), Kristall, Kristalyn, Kristan, Kristell, Kristene, Kristian, Kristien, Kristl (see Crystal), Kristle, Kristol, Kristyn, Kristyne, Krisy, Krystel, Krysten, Krystil, Krystin, Krystl, Krystol (see Crystal), Krystyl (see Crystal), Krystyn, Krystyne, Krystynn, Misty, Prissy, Trista and Tristyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kristy.

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