[ 2 syll. kris-ta, kr-i-sta ] The baby girl name Krista is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced KRIHS-Tah (English) or KRIHS-Taa (German) †. Krista's language of origin is Latin. It is predominantly used in Czech, Estonian, German, Latvian, and Scandinavian. Krista is a form of the Dutch, English, German, Greek, and Scandinavian Christina.
See also the related form, the English and Polish Krysta.
Krista is a rare baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1986, 0.166% of baby girls were named Krista. It had a ranking of #93 then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale today. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Krista, Christina was the most widely used. In the last century Krista has mainly been a baby girl name.
Baby names that sound like Krista include Christa, Chrysta, Crista, Crysta, Karsta, Kearstie, Kersti, Kersty, Khristya, Kierstie, Kirsta, Kirsti, Kirstie, Kirsty, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy, Krity, Krysta, and Krystka.
† Pronunciation for Krista: 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)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"