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What does Christy mean?

Christy Pronunciation of Christy as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Christy) is pronounced KRIS-tee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Christy is "follower of Christ". Pet form of Christina and Christine, and in Scotland and Ireland, of Christopher. Model Christie Brinkley.


ASSOCIATED WITH scotland, ireland (gaelic)


VARIANTS Chrissa, Chrissie, Chrissy, Christey, Christi, Christie, Chrystie, Crissa, Crissie, Crissy, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy, Khristie, Khristy, Krista, Kristee, Kristey, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy, Krystee, Krystie, Krysty

OTHER FORMS VIA CHRISTIE, CHRISTINA, CHRISTINE Chris, Chrissta, Chrisstan, Chrissti, Chrisstie, Chrissty, Christa, Christain, Christan, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christena, Christene, Christia, Christian, Christin, Christine, Christini, Christinn, Christmar, Christna, Christyna, Christyne, Chrystal, Chrystee, Chrystel, Chrystle, Chrystyna, Cris, Crissey, Crista, Cristal, Cristel, Cristen, Cristin, Crysta, Khristya, Kirsty, Krissy



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How popular is Christy?

Christy is a very popular first name for females (#260 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#2484 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Christy reached its top rank of #71 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Christina (#439 VIA LATEST LIST), Christine (#926), Chris, Cristie, Crista, Cristal, Cristen, Cristi, Cristin, Crissie, Cristy, Crysta, Kirsty, Krissy, Krista, Kristi, Kristie, Crissy, Chrystal, Cris, Christena, Chrissy, Christa, Christan, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christene, Chrissie, Christi, Christian, Christie, Christin, Christopher and Kristy are the prominent variation forms of Christy ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Christy was common 48 years ago (MEDIAN #984) and is now much lower (#1926, 97.9%), with versions like Chrystal becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christy, Chris, Chrissie, Chrissy, Christa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christan, Christeen, Christel, Christen, Christena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christene, Christi, Christian, Christie, Christin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christina, Christine, Christopher, Chrystal, Cris in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Crissie, Crissy, Crista, Cristal, Cristen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cristi, Cristie, Cristin, Cristy, Crysta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kirsty, Krissy, Krista, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christin, Christina, Christine, Kirsty outside U.S.

Similar Names

Christy is pronounced similarly to Chrysta, Khrista and Khrysta. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Chariety, Charista, Charity, Chasty, Chrisie, Christal, Christall, Christalyn, Christana, Christele, Christell, Christl, Christle, Christmas, Christol, Christon, Christyann (see Christiana), Christyl, Christyn, Chrisy, Chrysten, Chrystol, Chrystyn, Cristle and Cristyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Christy.

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