Kirsty

First Name
945
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kirsty

User Submitted Origins

English
50%
Scottish
29%
American
7%
Vietnamese
7%
Irish
7%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Ireland, the name Kirsty is of Irish origin and means "It's just irish like".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Kirsty means "Follower of Christ" and is of Scottish origin.
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Kirsty is of Scottish origin and means ""Follower of Christ" "Gift From God!" "Funny" "The Anointed One" - Symbolic of Blessing, Protection, and Empowerment!".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Kirsty is of Scottish origin and means "Follower of Christ".
  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Kirsty means "Fairy" and is of American origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, Scottish diminutive of Christine.

Notable Persons Named Kirsty

Kirsty MacColl was a new wave music, pop music, rock music, country music, folk music, world music, and alternative rock singer-songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 2000. Kirsty was born on October 10th, 1959. She breathed her last breath on December 18th, 2000.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Kirsty was born Kirsty Young on November 23rd, 1968 in East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

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Kirsty Gallacher is a television presenter. Her ongoing career started in 1998. Kirsty was given the name Kirsty Jane Gallacher on January 20th, 1976 in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Kirsty Wark is a television journalist. Kirsty was given the name Kirsteen Anne Wark on February 3rd, 1955 in Dumfries.

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Kirsty Coventry is a swimmer. Kirsty was born on September 16th, 1983 in Harare.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 7 7 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 6 6 0
1966 6 6 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 14 14 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 15 15 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 25 25 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 15 15 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 14 14 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 61 61 0
1990 94 94 0
1991 99 99 0
1992 91 91 0
1993 54 54 0
1994 46 46 0
1995 35 35 0
1996 37 37 0
1997 21 21 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 15 15 0
2000 18 18 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 13 13 0
2005 7 7 0
2006 5 5 0
2009 6 6 0
2012 5 5 0
2013 5 5 0

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Popularity of Kirsty as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kirsty

  • How Popular is the name Kirsty? Kirsty is the 10,955th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kirsty have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 945 babies born with the first name Kirsty in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kirsty to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kirsty? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kirsty first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kirsty is Saturday, November 10th, 1917.
  • What year had the most people named Kirsty born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kirsty was in 1991 with a total of 99 babies.
  • Random Kirsty Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kirsty is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Kirsty: Your name in reverse order is Ytsrik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ytisrk. How do you pronounce that?

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  • 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).
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