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73k
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since 1880

Krista

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Christian
  • #776 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1937660
1943660
1944550
1945880
194628280
194740400
194836360
194965650
19501111110
19511291290
19521541540
19531711710
19542172170
19552412410
19562412410
19572382380
19582382380
19593023020
19603143140
19613453450
19624484480
19635285280
19646146140
19657527520
19668468460
19678658650
19681,0471,0470
19691,3221,3220
19702,5962,5897
19712,4172,4125
19722,0622,05012
19731,9591,9545
19741,8151,8078
19751,6981,6935
19761,6011,5947
19771,7711,7638
19781,7431,7349
19792,2192,2145
19802,5382,5317
19811,8481,8480
19821,7021,6957
19832,0532,04310
19842,1782,1699
19852,1882,1826
19863,0653,05411#93 girl name
19872,5592,5509
19882,5712,5665
19892,2312,2247
19902,1432,1430
19911,9121,9120
19922,0342,0286
19931,8961,8960
19941,6261,6260
19951,4681,4680
19961,3121,3120
19971,0781,0780
19989439430
19998068060
20006956950
20016216210
20025955950
20036796790
20045265260
20054814810
20064084080
20073553550
20083113110
20092542540
20102222220
20111851850
20121771770
20131421420
20141171170

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 first appeared 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 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Krista" ranks #57 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 21 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of 2,188 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Krista" mean?

Krista (Scandinavian): Christian

The name "Krista" is of Scandinavian origin and it means "Christian". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

K is for kindness, you always show.

R is for realist, the way you are.

I is for ideals, no higher!

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Atsirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Akrtis". 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.

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 south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Krista

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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Past life for Krista born Feb 9, 1974

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 Borneo approximately on 625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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