Meaning and Name Origin
Kristy \k-ris-ty, kr(i)-sty\ as a girls' name has the meaning "follower of Christ". Kristy is a form of Christina (Latin). Kristy is also a variation of Christy (Latin). Kristy is also used as a variation of Krista (Czechoslovakian).
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.
Kristy▼ has 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.
Kristy is a very popular first name for females (#355 out of 4276, Top 8%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#62686 out of 88799, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Kristy for girls. Kristy entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #117 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Kristy and related names. Popular varying forms of Kristy are Christina (#326 a year ago), Kristina (#779), Kristen (#814), Kristin, Kristi, Kristie, Krystle, Krystal, Krysta, Krista, Kristine, Kris, Christy, Christie, Christi, Christa, Crissy, Cristal, Crysta, Cristy, Cristin and Chrissy. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1980-1989 and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms such as Krystal, Kristen, Kristina, Cristal and Christina falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Kristy▼ is pronounced similarly to Khrista. Other suggested similar baby names are Kirsty, Kristal▼, Kristan, Kristl, Kristle, Kristol, Kristyn▼, Kristyne, Krisy, Krystl, Krystyl and Krystyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kristy.