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What does Krystal mean?

Krystal Pronunciation of Krystal [krys-tal] as a girls' name is pronounced KRISS-tel. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Krystal is "ice". Variant spelling of Crystal. The K- spelling reflects the Greek spelling, "krystallos". Krystle Carrington was a character on the TV series "Dynasty".

Associated with: greek.


Krystal has 24 variants: Cristalle, Cristel, Crysta, Khristal, Khristalle, Khristel, Khrystal, Khrystalle, Khrystle, Kristabelle, Kristal, Kristalena, Kristel, Kristell, Kristella, Kristle, Krystabelle, Krystal, Krystaline, Krystalle, Krystalline, Krystel, Krystelle and Krystle.

Affiliated girl names: Krystalyn and Christina.

26 more relations via Crystal, Krystle: Christal, Chrystal, Chrystel, Chrystol, Cristal, Crystall, Crystalyn, Crystel, Crystell, Crystle, Kristale, Kristalee, Kristall, Kristalyn, Kristl, Kristol, Krystale, Krystaleen, Krystalin, Krystalina, Krystall, Krystil, Krystl, Krystlea, Krystol and Krystyl.

Creative forms:
(female) Krysna, Krytal, ..

(male) Krysan, Kryskel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Krystal Stephany (K.S.), ..

How popular is Krystal?

Krystal is a very popular first name for females (#413 out of 4276, Top 10%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Krystal was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #73 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #1129 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Christina (#333 last year), Crystal (#550), Cristal (#1981), Kristle, Krystle, Kristel, Crystle, Crysta, Christal, Chrystal and Kristal are the prominent alternative forms of Krystal (#1129 last year) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Krystlea, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Krystal was widespread among parents during the years 1980-1989 (average #800) and is now significantly less (#1666, 96.6% less usage), with forms such as Christal becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Krystal, Christal, Christina, Chrystal, Cristal in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crysta, Crystal, Crystle, Kristal, Kristel in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Khrista, Khrysta, Khrystyn, Krista, Kristain, Kristan, Kristee (see Christy), Kristen, Kristey, Kristi, Kristian, Kristie, Kristin, Kristy, Kristyn, Krysia, Kryssa, Krysta, Krystah, Krystee, Krysten, Krystene, Krysti, Krystia, Krystiana, Krystie, Krystin, Krystina, Krystine, Krystka (see Christina), Krysty, Krystyn, Krystyna, Krystyne, Krystynn, Trysta and Trystan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Krystal.