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Kirsty - Meaning of Kirsty

What does Kirsty mean?

Meaning of the name KirstyChristinaCrystalTianaKristinaChristineKristenKirstinCurstagCristineKerstyKierstieTeenaChrystleKearstieChirstyCiorstiadhKirstieKirstiChrisCurstaidhKyrstyCiorstagKirstenKersti

[ 2 syll. kir-(s)ty, ki-r-sty ] The baby girl name Kirsty is pronounced KIH-RSTiy- †. Kirsty is of Latin origin, and it is used mainly in English and Scottish. The name first developed as a Scottish diminutive of Christine, or Christina as is the case in Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Weir of Hermiston (1896).

Kirsty is an English and Scottish pet form of the German, Scandinavian, English, and Scottish Kirstin and an English and Scottish spelling variant of the Scandinavian Kersti; it is also an English and Scottish form of the Dutch, English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian Christina.

Kirsty is also an English and Scottish pet form of the German, Scandinavian, English, and Scottish Kirstin and a Scottish pet form of the English, German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Kirsten.

Forms of Kirsty include the Scottish Chirsty, the name Chrystle, the Scottish Ciorstag, the Scottish Ciorstiadh, the Scottish Curstag, the Scottish Curstaidh, the name Kierstie, the English, Scandinavian, and Scottish Kirstie, and the English Kyrsty.

Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of the name Kirsty.

The spelling variants Kearstie (English), Kersty (English), Kirsti (English), and Kirsty (English and Scottish) are other forms of the name.

See also the related category diminutive.

Kirsty is seldom used as a baby name for girls. It is not in the top 1000 names. Out of the group of girl names directly related to Kirsty, Christina was the most widely used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Kirsty include Kierstie, Kirsti, Kirstie, Kearstie, Kersti, Kersty, Kirsta, Krista, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy, Krity, Krysta, Chirsty, Christa, Christanne, Christi, Christie, Christy, and Chrysti.

† Pronunciation for Kirsty: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


Meaning of Kirsty Meaning of Kirsti Meaning of Kersty Meaning of Kearstie Meaning of Kyrsty Meaning of Kirstin Meaning of Kirstie Meaning of Chrystle Meaning of Kirsten Meaning of Christina
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