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100k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
14k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Christy

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1886 5 0 5
1887 5 5 0
1895 7 0 7
1898 5 5 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 7 0 7
1906 11 5 6
1908 5 0 5
1911 10 0 10
1912 5 0 5
1913 15 5 10
1914 25 0 25
1915 21 0 21
1916 33 6 27
1917 22 7 15
1918 33 8 25
1919 36 0 36
1920 27 6 21
1921 39 0 39
1922 45 0 45
1923 31 9 22
1924 46 8 38
1925 35 7 28
1926 51 8 43
1927 41 9 32
1928 38 7 31
1929 39 11 28
1930 37 13 24
1931 33 5 28
1932 33 7 26
1933 29 8 21
1934 36 10 26
1935 42 19 23
1936 30 13 17
1937 22 6 16
1938 26 7 19
1939 39 24 15
1940 45 30 15
1941 63 38 25
1942 110 93 17
1943 99 79 20
1944 90 69 21
1945 101 82 19
1946 208 182 26
1947 299 276 23
1948 298 270 28
1949 458 421 37
1950 506 478 28
1951 597 565 32
1952 787 748 39
1953 648 619 29
1954 684 658 26
1955 869 835 34
1956 886 860 26
1957 986 957 29
1958 1,147 1,116 31
1959 1,053 1,023 30
1960 1,180 1,163 17
1961 1,193 1,165 28
1962 1,087 1,065 22
1963 1,237 1,210 27
1964 1,395 1,374 21
1965 1,146 1,127 19
1966 1,150 1,137 13
1967 1,327 1,314 13
1968 2,156 2,139 17
1969 3,078 3,052 26
1970 3,742 3,714 28
1971 3,962 3,930 32 #89 girl name
1972 4,213 4,190 23 #74 girl name
1973 4,137 4,121 16 #73 girl name
1974 5,098 5,067 31 #57 girl name
1975 5,193 5,169 24 #53 girl name
1976 4,883 4,851 32 #60 girl name
1977 4,623 4,602 21 #59 girl name
1978 4,681 4,662 19 #59 girl name
1979 4,307 4,285 22 #72 girl name
1980 3,691 3,674 17 #83 girl name
1981 2,952 2,941 11 #100 girl name
1982 2,612 2,599 13
1983 1,988 1,974 14
1984 2,038 2,026 12
1985 1,952 1,940 12
1986 1,577 1,555 22
1987 1,303 1,293 10
1988 1,142 1,130 12
1989 1,093 1,093 0
1990 982 974 8
1991 807 798 9
1992 728 719 9
1993 617 609 8
1994 642 637 5
1995 573 573 0
1996 550 543 7
1997 409 403 6
1998 392 392 0
1999 335 335 0
2000 362 362 0
2001 306 301 5
2002 285 285 0
2003 242 242 0
2004 233 228 5
2005 223 223 0
2006 189 189 0
2007 148 148 0
2008 157 157 0
2009 120 120 0
2010 131 126 5
2011 132 127 5
2012 103 103 0
2013 84 84 0
2014 90 85 5
2015 82 82 0

Fun Facts about the name Christy

  • How many people with the first name Christy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 99,961 babies born with the first name Christy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Christy to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Christy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Christy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Christy is Tuesday, July 20th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Christy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Christy was in 1975 with a total of 5,169 babies. That's a lot of babies named Christy!
  • Random Christy Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Christy ranks 44th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 380 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Christy: Your name in reverse order is Ytsirhc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rtcihys. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Christy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 13,750 people with the last name Christy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Christy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Christy as their last name.
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Popularity of Christy as a first name

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Popularity of Christy as a last name

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Common last names for Christy

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Thomas
  • Brown
  • White
  • Nelson
  • Anderson
  • Baker
  • Bryant

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Christy U.S.
  White 88.41% 64.26%
  African American 5.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Christy

People with the last name Christy are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Christy

The name "Christy" is of English origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Christine". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

  1. A variant of the female name Christie, a diminutive of Christina and related names.

Christy Carlson Romano

Christy Carlson Romano is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Christy was born in 1984 as Christy Michelle Romano in Milford, Connecticut, U.S.

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Christy Turlington

Christy Turlington is a model. Christy was born in 1969 as Christy Nicole Turlington in Walnut Creek, California, USA.

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Christy Hemme

Christy Hemme is a professional wrestler. Christy was born in 1980 as Christina Lee Hemme in Poway, California.

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Christy Canyon

Christy Canyon is an adult biography. Christy was born in 1966 in Pasadena, California, United States.

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Christy Chung

Christy Chung is a chinese-language singer and actor with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Christy was born in 1970 in Montreal, Quebec.

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Christy Mathewson

Christy Mathewson is a MLB player. Christy was born in 1880 in Factoryville, Pennsylvania.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Christy

Christy Brown
Christy Walton
Christy Mack
Christy Goldfuss
Christy Oglevee
Christy Nockels

Notable Persons With the Last Name Christy

Kevin Christy

Kevin was born in 1977.

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What does the name Christy mean?

Cis for congenial, your pleasing way.

His for hopeful, you see the bright side of things

Ris for realist, the way you are.

Iis for ideals, no higher!

Sis for superb, a great attitude about life.

Tis for treat, that you always are.

Yis for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

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