Christy

Christy - A very unique female name



  Oct 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Christy, meaning a Christian, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1941 on position #1502. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Christy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Christy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Christy. The baby girl name Christy was given to 56 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1907 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 25,237 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Christy peaked in popularity 44 years ago in 1975 on position 53.



Famous with this name

Christy Chung
Christy Cabanne
Dorothy Christy


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Christy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Christy is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #882 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,003.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Christy is where you live.


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Christy origin and meaning

Christy is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means a Christian. To see famous people named Christy, pop culture references for the name Christy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Christy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Christy, sorted by popularity.

Christine / Christina / Crystal / Cristina / Christie / Christa / Christi / Christian / Cristal / Chrystal /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121907
20111547
20101704
20091859
20081458
20071590
20061348
20051160
20041071
20031018
2002818
2001823
2000677
1999679
1998608
1997564
1996457
1995446
1994396
1993413
1992357
1991333
1990282
1989246
1988230
1987206
1986174
1985151
1984145
1983146
1982115
1981100
198083
197972
197859
197759
197660
197553
197457
197373
197274
197189
1970105
1969116
1968152
1967222
1966251
1965254
1964234
1963254
1962274
1961263
1960262
1959276
1958261
1957291
1956304
1955298
1954333
1953328
1952296
1951333
1950362
1949385
1948509
1947510
1946589
1945880
19441164
19431084
1942776
19411502

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York882
Florida1318
California1451
Texas2003

Even more about Christy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Christy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Christy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1975
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Christy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 25,237
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1941
2012 births +56

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