Meaning and name origin
Kristy \k-ris-ty, kr(i)-sty\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Czechoslovakian origin, and the meaning of Kristy is "follower of Christ". Kristy 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 Christy (Latin): pet form of Christina and Christine, and in Scotland and Ireland, of Christopher. Kristy is also used as a variant of Krista (Czechoslovakian).
Kristy▼ has 29 variant forms: 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, Krysty.
Kristy is a very popular first name for females (#355 out of 4276, Top 8%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#62686 out of 88799, Top 71%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kristy for girls. Kristy reached its highest rank of #117 in the U.S. in 1970-1979 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kristy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Christina (#326), Kristie, Kristi, Kristy, Krysta, Krista, Cristy, Christi, Christie, Christy, Christa and Crysta. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Kristy▼ is also pronounced similarly to Khrista. Other suggested similar baby names are Kirsty, Krissy, Kristal▼, Kristan, Kristel, Kristen▼, Kristin▼, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Kristyn▼, Kristyna, Kristyne, Krisy, Krystl, Krystyl and Krystyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kristy.