Kristie began as the shortened form of Christina. It is much more informal than the original name it dates back to, Christianus. Kristie is now a top 18,000 option at rank 17,843.
Meaning of the name Kristie:
Greek: a Christian, a follower of Christ
Origin of the name Kristie:
Kristie began as the shortened form of Christina. Christina is the modern version of Christiana, which was the Latin variation of Christian. Christiana became popular because of the early Christian church, as it was the name of a legendary saint. Christian itself comes from the Latin Christianus.
Symbolism of the name Kristie:
The baby name Kristie means “a Christian” or “a follower of Christ.” It has the same interpretation as Christina, the modern form of Christiana. Christiana is the feminine version of Christian, meaning it has the same translation.
Style of the name Kristie:
Gender of the name Kristie:
Kristie is an informal name for girls.
Pronunciation of the name Kristie:
Number of syllables in the name Kristie:
Emotion evoked from the name Kristie:
Kristie feels simple and informal. It is a youthful and fun option.
Alternative spellings for the name Kristie:
Nicknames for the name Kristie:
Popularity of the name Kristie:
Kristie first became a top 1,000 baby name in America in 1948 at rank 893. It was a top 200 option from 1970 to 1979, ranking highest in 1974 at 139. Kristie was last a top 1,000 name in 1995 at number 817.
Related names for the name Kristie:
Great middle names for Kristie and their meanings:
- Clementine (clemency, mercy, mild, merciful)
- Tracy (harvester, bold)
- Natasha (the Lord's birthday, Christmas)
- Valorie (healthy, strong)
- Lauren (wisdom, laurel plant)
- April (open, spring)
- Alvita (lively, vivacious)
- Demaris (to tame, gentle)
Famous people with the name Kristie:
Kristies in popular culture:
- Kristie Marsden (character from “Death Note”)