Christa Name Meaning & Origin

Christa

Pronunciation: KRIS-tə (key)

Origin of the name Christa:

Latinate short form of Christine (a Christian, a follower of Christ) and any of the other names beginning with the element Chris-.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Christa: | Edit

I love the name, it's so pretty! Although, for the longest time I thought it was pronounced Chr-EE-sta.

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Nicknames for Christa: | Edit

Chris, Chrissy, Christy, Chrissie

Meanings and history of the name Christa: | Edit

Short form of Christine, Christina, or Christabel. Most common in Germany, Austria, Italy, and Switzerland.

Famous real-life people named Christa: | Edit

Christa Wolf, East German writer
Christa Kinshofer, German skier
Christa McAuliffe, American teacher and Challenger astronaut
Christa Miller, American actress
Christa Allen, American actress

Christa in song, story & screen: | Edit

Christa Lenz, the pseudonym for Historia Reiss (Attack On Titan/Shingeki No Kyojin, Japanese anime)

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