[ 2 syll. (c)hris-ty, ch-ri-sty ] The baby girl name Christy is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as KRIHSTiy- †. Christy is of Latin origin and it is used mainly in English.
Christy is a familiar form of the English Christabel.
Christy is also a familiar form (English) of the Dutch, English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian Christina.
Christy is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1975 with 0.332% of baby girls being named Christy. It was #53 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a marked drop in frequency since then, and is currently of only sporadic use. Among the family of girl names directly related to Christy, Christina was the most popular in 2018. Christy has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Christy include Christi, Christie, Chrysti, Chrystie, Chrysty, Cristi, Cristie, Cristy, Crystie, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy, Chirsty, Christa, Christanne, Crestee, Crestey, Cresti, Crestie, and Cresty.
† Pronunciation for Christy: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Christy is Christy Turlington, Model, born 2 January 1969, Walnut Creek, California.