Christy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Christy
Origin of the name Christy:
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 Christy: | Edit
Christy is a ugly spelling Christi is way better.
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I am 29 and was named Christy in reference to the Irish male name Christy, which is a family name. I always HATED the name so much that I changed to my middle name, which is a popular but pretty name. Now I like Christy and I wish I hadn't changed it.
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Short form of Christine or Christina
- Famous real-life people named Christy: | Edit
Christy Turlington, American fashion model
Christy Chung, Chinese-Canadian actress
Christy Carlson Romano, American actress
- Christy in song, story & screen: | Edit
"Christy", novel by Catherine Marshall about a young teacher in the Appalachian Mountains, based on her mother's life.
"Christy Road", song by Green Day