Kirstie Name Meaning & Origin
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Pronounced KEER-stee. or Kir-stie
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People tend to want to spell it as Kirsty, or pronounce it as Kristie or Kristy (then spell it that way if not corrected). It can get annoying but it's cute and not that common compared to many other K names.
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Kirst, Kirt, Kirtie... etc
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Scottish contraction of Christina, meaning "a Christian woman", as explained in Robert Louis Stevenson's novel "Weir of Hermiston":
"Archie overtook her like a man whose mind was made up. 'Miss Kirstie,' he began.
'Miss Christina, if you please, Mr. Weir,' she interrupted. 'I canna bear the contraction.'"
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Kirstie Alley, American actress and spokesperson
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