Christy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Christy

Christy

Pronunciation: KRIS-tee (key)

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.

Personal experiences with the name Christy: | Edit

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.

Nicknames for Christy: | Edit

Chris

Meanings and history of the name Christy: | Edit

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

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