Crystal - Meaning of Crystal

What does Crystal mean?

[ 2 syll. crys-tal, cr-yst-al ] The baby boy name Crystal is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is KRIHS-TaaL †. Crystal is used predominantly in the Scottish language and its origin is Old Greek. Crystal is a pet form of the name Christopher (English).

See also the related category greek.

Crystal is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1983, 0.004% of baby boys were given the name Crystal. Its ranking then was #972. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is currently of very light use. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Crystal, Christopher was the most popular in 2018. Crystal has in the past century been predominantly given to girls. In 1983, girls named Crystal outnumbered boys by 228 times.

† English pronunciation for Crystal: 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)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"



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