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Kristy

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #798 All Time
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73k Krista

How popular is the baby name Kristy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1941 6 6 0
1942 11 11 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 7 7 0
1945 16 16 0
1946 24 24 0
1947 73 73 0
1948 60 60 0
1949 85 85 0
1950 109 109 0
1951 173 173 0
1952 332 332 0
1953 278 278 0
1954 267 267 0
1955 301 301 0
1956 369 369 0
1957 405 405 0
1958 505 505 0
1959 491 491 0
1960 542 535 7
1961 581 581 0
1962 559 559 0
1963 741 741 0
1964 822 822 0
1965 780 780 0
1966 800 800 0
1967 845 835 10
1968 1,063 1,063 0
1969 1,381 1,372 9
1970 1,632 1,632 0
1971 1,826 1,820 6
1972 1,838 1,838 0
1973 1,891 1,891 0
1974 2,100 2,089 11
1975 1,927 1,920 7
1976 2,338 2,327 11
1977 4,063 4,045 18 #68 girl name
1978 5,352 5,332 20 #51 girl name
1979 4,892 4,879 13 #56 girl name
1980 4,075 4,059 16 #78 girl name
1981 3,274 3,263 11 #94 girl name
1982 2,853 2,842 11
1983 2,242 2,242 0
1984 2,164 2,159 5
1985 2,023 2,023 0
1986 1,792 1,787 5
1987 1,517 1,512 5
1988 1,287 1,280 7
1989 1,225 1,218 7
1990 1,133 1,133 0
1991 989 989 0
1992 838 838 0
1993 687 687 0
1994 586 586 0
1995 513 513 0
1996 485 485 0
1997 338 338 0
1998 305 305 0
1999 264 264 0
2000 269 269 0
2001 207 207 0
2002 215 215 0
2003 191 191 0
2004 167 167 0
2005 162 162 0
2006 149 149 0
2007 158 158 0
2008 142 142 0
2009 116 116 0
2010 105 105 0
2011 69 69 0
2012 91 91 0
2013 88 88 0
2014 78 78 0
2015 50 50 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Kristy baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 70,341 babies born with the name Kristy in the United States. That's more than enough Kristies to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kristy" was in 1978 with a total of 5,332 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kristies)

According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kristy" ranks #63 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 128 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of 4,892 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Kristy

The name "Kristy" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of names beginning with krist". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Kristy Swanson

Kristy Swanson is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Kristy was born in 1969 as Kristen Noel Swanson in Mission Viejo, California, U.S.

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Kristy McNichol

Kristy McNichol is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1970 to 1998. Kristy was born in 1962 as Kristy McNichol in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Kristy Yang

Kristy Yang is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Kristy was born in 1974 in Shanghai, China.

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Kristy Wright

Kristy was born in 1978 in Sydney, Australia.

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Kristy Kowal

Kristy Kowal is a swimmer. Kristy was born in 1978 in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Kristy

Kristy Are You Doing Okay
Kristy Greenwalt
Kristy Campbell
Kristy Titus
Kristy Williams
Kristy Lee

Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ytsirk". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Riytsk". 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 Kristy born Oct 2, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

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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