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73k
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since 1880

Krista

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Christian
  • #776 All Time
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219k Kristen (German)
180k Kristin (German)
135k Kristina (Slavic)
84k Kristine (Scandinavian)
53k Kirsten (German)
3k Karsten (German)
2k Kerstin (Scandinavian)

How popular is the name "Krista" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1937 6 6 0
1943 6 6 0
1944 5 5 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 28 28 0
1947 40 40 0
1948 36 36 0
1949 65 65 0
1950 111 111 0
1951 129 129 0
1952 154 154 0
1953 171 171 0
1954 217 217 0
1955 241 241 0
1956 241 241 0
1957 238 238 0
1958 238 238 0
1959 302 302 0
1960 314 314 0
1961 345 345 0
1962 448 448 0
1963 528 528 0
1964 614 614 0
1965 752 752 0
1966 846 846 0
1967 865 865 0
1968 1,047 1,047 0
1969 1,322 1,322 0
1970 2,596 2,589 7
1971 2,417 2,412 5
1972 2,062 2,050 12
1973 1,959 1,954 5
1974 1,815 1,807 8
1975 1,698 1,693 5
1976 1,601 1,594 7
1977 1,771 1,763 8
1978 1,743 1,734 9
1979 2,219 2,214 5
1980 2,538 2,531 7
1981 1,848 1,848 0
1982 1,702 1,695 7
1983 2,053 2,043 10
1984 2,178 2,169 9
1985 2,188 2,182 6
1986 3,065 3,054 11 #93 girl name
1987 2,559 2,550 9
1988 2,571 2,566 5
1989 2,231 2,224 7
1990 2,143 2,143 0
1991 1,912 1,912 0
1992 2,034 2,028 6
1993 1,896 1,896 0
1994 1,626 1,626 0
1995 1,468 1,468 0
1996 1,312 1,312 0
1997 1,078 1,078 0
1998 943 943 0
1999 806 806 0
2000 695 695 0
2001 621 621 0
2002 595 595 0
2003 679 679 0
2004 526 526 0
2005 481 481 0
2006 408 408 0
2007 355 355 0
2008 311 311 0
2009 254 254 0
2010 222 222 0
2011 185 185 0
2012 177 177 0
2013 142 142 0
2014 117 117 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Krista? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 73,117 babies born with the name Krista in the United States. That's more than enough Kristas to occupy the country of Dominica with an estimated population of 71,293 (as of May 14, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1937 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Krista" was in 1986 with a total of 3,054 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kristas)

According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Krista" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 27 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 3,065 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Krista popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Krista in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Krista" mean? The list below shows the origins of Krista as well as things modernly associated with the name Krista such as celebrities named Krista.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Krista

The name "Krista" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Christian". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Krista Allen

Krista Allen is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Krista was born in 1972 in Ventura, California, U.S.

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Krista Ayne

Krista Ayne is an adult biography. Krista was born in 1982 in Staten Island, New York, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Atsirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rtkasi". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Krista born May 5, 2009

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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