Kristy

First Name
70k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
334
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kristy

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

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

Notable Persons Named Kristy

Kristy Swanson is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1984. Kristy was given the name Kristen Nöel Swanson on December 19th, 1969 in Mission Viejo, California, U.S.

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Kristy McNichol is an actress and singer. She was most prominent from 1970 to 1998. Kristy was given the name Christina Ann McNichol on September 11th, 1962 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Poison Ivy is a punk rock, rock, and roll musician. She plays Guitarist, Bassist, and Vocals. Her career lasted from 1976 to 2009. Poison was given the name Kristy Marlana Wallace on February 20th, 1953 in San Bernardino, California. Poison is also known as Poison Ivy, Poison Ivy Rorschach, Wallace, Kristy Marlana; Ivy, and Poison.

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Calli was given the name Kristy Jo Connelly on February 26th, 1977 in Robinson, Illinois.

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Kristy was born on October 11th, 1982 in Los Angeles.

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Kristy was born on October 16th, 1979 in Gold Coast, Queensland.

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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 1,828 1,822 6
1972 1,838 1,838 0
1973 1,890 1,890 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 2,022 2,022 0
1986 1,792 1,787 5
1987 1,517 1,512 5
1988 1,288 1,281 7
1989 1,224 1,217 7
1990 1,134 1,134 0
1991 988 988 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
2016 60 60 0

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Popularity of Kristy as a first name

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Popularity of Kristy as a last name

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Common first names for Kristy

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kristy U.S.
  White 91.32% 64.26%
  African American 2.10% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.80% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kristy

People with the last name Kristy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kristy

  • How Popular is the name Kristy? Kristy is the 809th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kristy was the 60,347th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kristy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 70,401 babies born with the first name Kristy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kristy to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kristy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1941 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kristy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kristy is Sunday, December 3rd, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Kristy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kristy was in 1978 with a total of 5,332 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kristy!
  • Random Kristy Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kristy ranks 74th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, 138 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Kristy: Your name in reverse order is Ytsirk. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ryskti. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kristy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 334 people with the last name Kristy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kristy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kristy as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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