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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Christy
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Christy in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Christy:
Records indicate that 96,042 girls in the United States have been named Christy since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1975, when 5,172 people in the U.S. were given the name Christy. Those people are now 45 years old.
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Comments about the name Christy
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13 Positive Comments
"My name is Christy, I know 9 other Christys and I live in a town with a population of about 1,000. Only a few of them have the same and correct spelling,c-h-r-i-s-t-y. I guess it's just a common name where I live. I was born in 2003 and I think the name was going out of style by then. I love the name though and think it's beautiful." Apr. 27, 2020:
"My name is Christine legally but I have been called Christy all my life and always will be. I was born in 1998 and named after the Christy TV series." Apr. 20, 2015:
"My name is Christy. People USUALLY assume that I just call myself Christy and it stands for something longer, but it is my full name. I was named after my Great Grandfather Chis, who died the same year I was born (1983). I knew quite a few Christy's growing up, but rarely any spelt the same. C-H-R-I-S-T-Y is the correct way of spelling this name I always say....forget all the K's and Kristie's and ending the name with an 'I'. :-)" Nov. 23, 2010:
"I wish I could be named Christy, but I was named Christine. Well it could be my nickname for short, but everyone thinks my name is too beautiful for a nickname. I think Christy is cuter than my name." Oct. 4, 2009:
"Great name!!! This is my name. I was born in 1977. I like it a lot." Apr. 13, 2009:
"my name is christy and i love it! its so unique and you rarely find ANYONE with this name. Its a type of name that makes sure no one ever gets you mixed up with someone else." Mar. 1, 2009:
"It is my name and I love it because it is sort of a unique spelling rather than Kristy. I love to see how people spell it when I just tell them without spelling it to them..it is rarely the correct way." Jan. 30, 2008:
"Christy has always been a classy name. My first daughter, Angelina, named everything she owned "Christy" until up about 3rd grade when she got tired of it. I've loved it since the day I heard it and I'm still growing strong with it. Maybe I'll name my next daughter Christy Anne." Aug. 27, 2007:
"christy carlson romano is named that is why my name is that!" Jan. 11, 2007:
"I like my name. I have a unique story behind my name. My dad named me and so I love my name because I love my dad." Oct. 14, 2006:
"My sister's name is also Christy, and I have always liked it. My mom's name is Christine and my name is Crystal, so, its keeping with the morph -kris too:}. My sis and I were born in 1987, and there's no special story behind it other then my dad saw it as a play off my mom's name. Other then that, I don't think Christy has ever met another Christy, spelled like her name at least, it seems rarer in Canada, then in the USA though." Oct. 6, 2006:
"Christy is my name and i think its really nice! Thanks mom for giving me such a wonderful name lol!" Apr. 1, 2006:
"I wasn't to sure about my name until I found out what it meant, 'Christ bearer'. Now I love it!!!" Jan. 21, 2006:
9 Neutral Comments
"My name is Christy I was named after my great grandmother Christine I have only known a few Christy?s in my life. It?s kinda a popular name but not like the name Ashley or Brittany those names are very popular everyone knows a Tiffany Ashley or Brittany but I like my name it?s ok just my middle name is Lynn and when you say it together it sounds so country lol another thing I love about my name is I have Christ in Christy!! Meaning I have christ in my heart! 😍🥰🙏🙏" Mar. 27, 2020:
"Great name. Indicating Christianity in Christy name ." Jan. 30, 2020:
"I love it and I'm so proud of my name, one of the prettiest name in the planet !" May. 27, 2016:
"My name is Christy, I love the name as I got older. When I was younger my family called me Chris and friends called me Chrissy" Nov. 13, 2015:
"Hi I am Christy. As a little girl I always wanted my name to be something else. I like my name now. I have not met any other Christy's. I also always get asked "what my real name is" and nobody knows how to spell it correctly. I like having a name that isn't heard too often." Jul. 27, 2014:
"Well of course it's an awsome name. Thats my name. Everyone always spells it wrong and I like correcting them. My name was from my dads whose name is Chris. Everytime my mom yells CHRISTY I go "dad she said your name first." lol But it's a fantastic name.. Name your kids that :)." Mar. 15, 2009:
"thats my name i dont care for it...but i mean it be weird if they called me whitney or tiffany,,...i guess christy fits me..." Oct. 14, 2007:
"While growing up, I often was asked if it was my real name or a nickname for Christine. I was born in the 40's, but met another Christy who became my best friend in the 60's. My name is often misspelled as there are several ways of spelling it. I have also received mail to Mr. because I understand that they "y" on the end used to signify being male." Dec. 9, 2005:
"my sisters name is christy. i like it alot. she was born in 1970...i guess it was at its most popularity then. but i think its a pretty name. and its not one you hear much so i like it alot." Jul. 24, 2005:
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