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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kristy name in U.S.

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

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Christa, Christi, Christie, Christina, Christy, Cristy, Crysta, Krista, Kristi, Kristie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kristy, Krysta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christa, Christie, Christina, Christy, Krista outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kristie, Kristy, Krysta outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.