Kirsty Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Kristina:
A cognate of Christine, which is derived from the Latin Christiāna, which is from christiānus, a derivative of the Greek christianos (a Christian, a follower of Christ).
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- Comments and insights on the name Kirsty: | Edit
Kirsty is a fairly common name in Britain, particuarly in the 90s. It is simular in use to names like Gemma, Sam/Sammy, Kimberley.
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In my experience, Kirsty is an amazing girl. She is really nice and I'm glad to be with her. She puts herself down but she is a good person. She is also a great artist, writer and person in general.
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Kirst, KK, Kirsty wirsty, k-bear, k-lovey, Kirsty boo, kitten/kitty, kat, kare bear, kars, kurious k, etc & pet names not specific to a persons name
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Alternate spelling of Kirstie, a 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.'"
- Famous real-life people named Kirsty: | Edit
Kirsty Hume, Scottish model
Kirsty Gallacher, Scottish model and television personality
Kirsty MacColl, Scottish singer
Kirsty Williams, Welsh politician
Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwean swimmer
- Kirsty in song, story & screen: | Edit
my name is kirstyn and it's not on this site