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
Kirsty is a fairly common name in Britain, particuarly in the 90s. It is simular in use to names like Gemma, Sam/Sammy, Kimberley.
- Personal experiences with the name Kirsty
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.
- Nicknames for Kirsty
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
- Meanings and history of the name Kirsty
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
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
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