What does Christy mean?
Christy [christy] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Christy) is of Latin derivation, and the name Christy means "follower of Christ; bearing Christ". Christy is a variant form of Christian (Latin): from Latin Christianus. Christy is also a variation of Christie (Scottish, Irish, Greek).
Associated with: follower (servant).
1 feminine form: Krista.Creative forms:
(male) Chaisty, Claisty, ..
(female) Chricy, Chriney, .. Middle name pairings:
Christy Nathaniel (C.N.), ..
How popular is Christy?
Christy is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#2484 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Christy reached its highest rank of #1261 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Christian (#43 via latest list), Chris (#507), Christie and Christos are the popular variation forms of Christy listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Christy were at the height of their popularity 19 years ago (adoption of 0.86%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.46%, ▼47%), with the version Chris becoming somewhat dated.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aoresty (see Orestes), Aresty, Chesly, Chesny, Chriss, Christmas, Christof, Christoph, Corty, Cris, Crispo, Crosby▲ and Crosly (see Crosley). Like Christy, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.