Christie

First Name
47k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
19k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Christie mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Christie

"Christie" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Abbreviation of Christine. Follower of Christ". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Prolific English writer of detective stories (1890-1976)
Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given name Christine and of its variant forms; fairly common as a formal female given name in the 20th century.
  2. A mostly Scottish and Irish diminutive of the male given name Christopher.
  3. A patronymic surname​ derived from Christopher or Christian.

Notable Persons Named Christie

Christie Brinkley is a model, actress, designer, and model (people). Her ongoing career started in 1973. Christie was given the name Christie Lee Hudson on February 2nd, 1954 in Monroe, Michigan, U.S.

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Christie Hefner is a publisher. Christie was born as the child of Hugh Hefner on November 8th, 1952 in Wilmette, Illinois.

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Christie Rampone is a soccer player for the Sky Blue FC, Monmouth Hawks, Buffalo FFillies, New Jersey Lady Stallions, New York Power, MagicJack (WPS), and United States women's national soccer team. Christie was born on June 24th, 1975 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.

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Christie Laing is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2000. Christie was born on April 10th, 1985 in Vancouver.

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Christie Clark is a notable somebody. Her career lasted from 1982 to 2006. Christie was given the name Christie Mary Clark on December 13th, 1973 in Los Angeles.

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Christie Ricci is an important individual. Christie was born on November 11th, 1982 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Christie is also known as Ricci and Christie.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Christie

Dame Agatha Christie was a crime fiction, thriller (genre), detective fiction, and romance novel novelist, short story writer, playwright, poet, and short story. Dame was given the name Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller on September 15th, 1890 in Torquay. She left this life on January 12th, 1976.

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Gwendoline Christie is a famous person. She has had major accomplishments since 2006. Gwendoline was born on October 28th, 1978 in Worthing.

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John Christie is a criminal. John is also known as The Rillington Place Strangler.

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Chris Christie is a Member of the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Member of theMorris CountyBoard of Chosen Freeholders, and United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey. Chris was born on September 6th, 1962 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Julie Christie is an actress and activist. She was most prominent from 1957 to present. Julie was given the name Julie Frances Christie on April 14th, 1940 in Chabua.

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Morven Christie is a leading somebody. She has had major accomplishments since 2003. Morven was born in 1981 in Scotland.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 5 5 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 6 6 0
1884 5 5 0
1885 9 9 0
1886 5 5 0
1887 9 9 0
1888 16 16 0
1889 6 6 0
1891 7 7 0
1892 18 18 0
1893 21 16 5
1894 11 11 0
1895 18 13 5
1896 10 10 0
1897 17 17 0
1898 15 15 0
1899 17 17 0
1900 15 15 0
1901 12 12 0
1902 10 10 0
1903 5 5 0
1905 5 5 0
1906 9 9 0
1907 8 8 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 10 5 5
1910 10 10 0
1911 17 12 5
1912 18 13 5
1913 15 7 8
1914 28 18 10
1915 30 19 11
1916 22 15 7
1917 36 24 12
1918 34 17 17
1919 36 14 22
1920 26 9 17
1921 31 15 16
1922 32 16 16
1923 39 21 18
1924 42 21 21
1925 31 20 11
1926 33 18 15
1927 30 10 20
1928 35 18 17
1929 29 16 13
1930 17 8 9
1931 30 15 15
1932 23 11 12
1933 26 13 13
1934 16 8 8
1935 17 11 6
1936 28 20 8
1937 23 13 10
1938 26 20 6
1939 36 24 12
1940 65 58 7
1941 85 74 11
1942 131 119 12
1943 108 99 9
1944 92 83 9
1945 107 95 12
1946 145 135 10
1947 236 225 11
1948 254 240 14
1949 344 327 17
1950 311 295 16
1951 353 337 16
1952 427 415 12
1953 419 407 12
1954 370 358 12
1955 489 482 7
1956 495 480 15
1957 537 529 8
1958 551 535 16
1959 499 484 15
1960 595 585 10
1961 536 529 7
1962 531 524 7
1963 565 556 9
1964 532 527 5
1965 475 468 7
1966 746 737 9
1967 864 852 12
1968 1,053 1,038 15
1969 1,212 1,203 9
1970 1,325 1,311 14
1971 1,391 1,383 8
1972 1,492 1,480 12
1973 1,520 1,512 8
1974 2,717 2,706 11
1975 3,041 3,027 14 #96 girl name
1976 2,021 2,010 11
1977 1,768 1,757 11
1978 1,540 1,534 6
1979 1,467 1,458 9
1980 1,125 1,113 12
1981 1,038 1,032 6
1982 1,040 1,040 0
1983 1,108 1,098 10
1984 1,124 1,115 9
1985 1,090 1,083 7
1986 989 980 9
1987 814 808 6
1988 768 761 7
1989 656 656 0
1990 573 573 0
1991 452 452 0
1992 458 458 0
1993 381 374 7
1994 312 312 0
1995 255 255 0
1996 217 217 0
1997 222 222 0
1998 187 187 0
1999 150 150 0
2000 123 123 0
2001 114 114 0
2002 106 106 0
2003 108 108 0
2004 78 78 0
2005 82 82 0
2006 62 62 0
2007 66 66 0
2008 75 75 0
2009 55 55 0
2010 64 64 0
2011 50 50 0
2012 53 53 0
2013 38 38 0
2014 31 31 0
2015 46 46 0
2016 29 29 0

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Popularity of Christie as a first name

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Popularity of Christie as a last name

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Common last names for Christie

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • White
  • Gray

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Christie U.S.
  White 78.40% 64.26%
  African American 13.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.20% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.83% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Christie

People with the last name Christie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Christie

  • How Popular is the name Christie? Christie is the 1,033rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Christie was the 1,931st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Christie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 46,650 babies born with the first name Christie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Christie to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Christie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Christie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Christie is Monday, February 5th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Christie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Christie was in 1975 with a total of 3,027 babies. That's a lot of babies named Christie!
  • Random Christie Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Christie ranks 97th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 41 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Christie: Your name in reverse order is Eitsirhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sihcetri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Christie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,681 people with the last name Christie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Christie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Christie as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.