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What does Purity mean?

Purity [pu-ri-ty] as a girls' name is of Middle English origin. A virtue name. See also Chastity.

Associated with: virtue.


Purity has 1 variant: Pureza.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Perity, Purily, ..

(male) Puricy, Puriti, ..

How popular is Purity?

Purity is an unusual first name for women. Purity is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Chastity is the only prominent related form of Purity (outside Top 2000). This relation of Purity reached the top of its popularity 4 decades ago (#460), but now, Chastity has become less trendy. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Purity and associated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chastity in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Purity and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Purity is pronounced similarly to Perita. Other suggested similar names are Amity, Aurita, Berrty (see Bertha), Berty, Britty, Bunty, Caity, Charity, Christy, Cristy, Dimity, Dusty, Gerty, Justy, Kaity, Khristy, Kirsty, Kourty (see Courtney), Kristy, Marty, Nurit, Paris, Parisa, Parish, Patty, Paulita, Pazit, Pepita, Perdita, Peri, Perley, Perlita, Perrey, Perry, Prima, Pris, Prissy, Prudy, Sharity, Unity, Vanity, Verety and Verity. These names tend to be more commonly used than Purity.