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Meaning and Name Origin

Christie \ch-ris-tie, chr(i)-stie\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Christie) is of Scottish, Irish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Christie is "bearing Christ". Pet form of Christopher in Scotland and Ireland.


Christie has 1 variant: Christy.

For more on this name, see also the related boy name Christian.

Christie has 31 more related forms via Christopher: Chris, Christof, Christofer, Christoffer, Christoforo, Christoforus, Christoph, Christophe, Christophoros, Christos, Cris, Cristobal, Cristofer, Cristoforo, Cristovano, Kester, Kit, Kitt, Kris, Kriss, Kristo, Kristofel, Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kristofor, Kristoforos, Kristos, Krzysztof, Stoffel, Tobal and Topher.

Christie has 2 feminine forms: Christina and Christy.


Christie is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#1707 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Christie and associated names. Popular variation forms of Christie (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Christopher (#30 a year ago), Christian (#42), Chris (#514), Kristofer, Kristoffer, Kris, Cris, Christoffer, Cristobal and Cristofer. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 and have become significantly less popular since, with the versions Chris, Kristoffer, Kristofer, Kris and Cristobal becoming somewhat dated. Christian (#42) and Christopher (#30) are two of the more chic birth names in this compilation, with both names going through a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Chris, Christian, Christopher, Cris, Cristobal, Cristofer, Kris, Kristofer, Kristoffer in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christian, Christoffer, Christopher outside U.S.

Similar Names

Christie is pronounced similarly to Christo. Other recommended similar baby names are Chrestien, Christan and Christer. Like Christie, these names are not commonly used.