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The baby name Chastity is a traditional virtue name that found a great deal of popularity between the 1970s and the 2000s. The reason had more to do with a popular singer choosing the name for her own baby rather than a sudden interest in virtuous behavior, though. Chastity comes with a variety of alternative spellings and nicknames, and we love the way it sounds with nature middle names like Rose and Violet.

Meaning of the name Chastity:

Latin: Pure, chaste

Origin of the name Chastity:

The baby name Chastity is derived from the Latin word “castita.”

Symbolism of the name Chastity:

Because chastity is a virtue name, many people may associate it with innocence or purity.

Baby name Chastity

Style of the name Chastity:


Gender of the name Chastity:

Chastity is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Chastity:


Number of syllables in the name Chastity:


Emotion evoked from the name Chastity:

The baby name Chastity evokes images of someone who is virtuous and follows the rules.

Alternative spellings for the name Chastity:

  • Chasadie
  • Chasadee
  • Chasady
  • Chasidy
  • Chasidie
  • Chasidee

Nicknames for the name Chastity:

  • Chas
  • Chaz
  • Chase 
  • Chaste
  • Chasta

Popularity of the name Chastity:

According to the Social Security Administration, Chasity was a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States between 1972 and 2008. It last ranked at number 960 in 2008.

Related names for the name Chastity:

Great middle names for Chastity and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Chastity:

  • Chastity Brown (singer)
  • Chastity(former name of activity Chaz Bono and child of Sonny Bono and Cher)
  • Chastity Dotson (actress)
  • Chastity Reed (basketball player)
  • Chastity (ring name of wrestler Denise Riffle)

Chastity in popular culture:

  • Chastity Detroit (character in the “TimeSplitters” video game)
  • Chastity Dingle (character on the soap opera “Emmerdale”)
  • Chastity Marks (horror and superhero comic book character)
  • Chastity Claire “C.C.” Babcock (character on the TV show “The Nanny”)
  • Chastityin the movie and book “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”)