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Krista - Meaning of Krista

What does Krista mean?

Meaning of the name KristaChristianCristianChrisKristianCristianoCristenKristenKitKrystekKarstenKerestelKrisztiánKrisCristinoCrystianChristionChristienCristosChristéCristianitoChristonKristsKerstanKristiánChristainKrist

[ 2 syll. kris-ta, kr-i-sta ] The baby boy name Krista is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is KRIHS-Tah in English or KRIHS-Taa in German †. Krista is used predominantly in the Scandinavian language and it is derived from Latin origins. Krista is a variant of the name Christian (English, French, German, and Scandinavian).

See also the related category scandinavian.

Krista is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Krista, Christian was the most frequently used. Krista has mostly been a girl name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Krista include Christa, Kerkwood, Kershet, Khristos, Kirkwood, Kristo, Kristos, Krystek, Kurkwood, Kyrkwood, Christie, Christo, Christos, Christy, Cricket, Crickit, Cristao, Cristi, Cristo, and Cristos.

† 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)"


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