Kristy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kristy

Kristy

Pronunciation: KRIS-tee (key)

Origin of the name Kristy:

A short form 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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My little sister is named Kristy (born 1995) and she does have to explain how to spell it a lot. People tend to assume it is spelled with a C. Also, sometimes people mishear her name and call her Chrissy. However, she likes the uniqueness of her name and told me she is happy she is not just another Sam as her class has a lot of Sams both male and female.

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Kiki
Kricket
Kris

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Famous real-life people named Kristy: | Edit

Kristy Swanson, actress
Kristy McNichol, actress

Kristy in song, story & screen: | Edit

Song: Kristy, Are you doing okay? Artist: Offspring
Kristy Thomas from The Baby-Sitters Club books

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