Kirsty name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Latin
Usage: English and Scottish
Pronunciation: k(i)-rs-ty
Meaning: Christian, Variant Form of Christine and Disciple of Christ
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What does Kirsty mean?

Meaning of Kirsty is Christian, Variant Form of Christine or Disciple of Christ is rooted from Latin which is largely used in Scottish and English is used as a girl name .

Kirsty is a short form of Christine. Christine is form of widely accepted and biblical Christina. Christine is equivalent of Christiane in Greek language. Unfamiliar Latin Christine, meaning of Christine is "The Anointed One and Belonging to Christ".

Kirsty is equivalent of Kersti in Scottish and English languages. Also Kirsty is Scottish and English equivalent of Christina. Also Kirsty is Scottish and English equivalent of Kirstin. Also Kirsty is Scottish cognate of Kirsten.

How do I pronounce Kirsty?

The three syllabled name Kirsty is pronounced, k(i)-rs-ty. The name can also be pronounced as kir-sty.

Variants of Kirsty

Curstag, Kirstie, Christina, Kersti, Kirstin, Kirsten, Kerstin, Kerstie, Christiana, Christiane, Carsta, Chrystel, Kristin, Christene, Anachristina, Christinamarie, Kirstina, Keerstin, Christine, Christann, Kristen, Christen, Karstine, Christena

Names that rhyme with Kirsty

How popular is the name Kirsty?

Kirsty is a popular name in England and Wales given to over 6358 babies in 23 years. When at its peak in 1996, the moniker grabbed the 53rd spot and 1202 baby girls were given the name.

In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 100 baby names 5 times In New South Wales, Kirsty was once a common name since emerging in 1973 it has been given to over 1723 babies.

At its zenith in 1975,. After 16 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Kirsty is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1961 and was able to reach the top 2000 names.

In 1991, it ranked 1554th when 99 girl were named Kirsty. Over 945 people have been named Kirsty in United States. Also, in Queensland, it had been in use since 1973 with last appearance in 1993.

It was able to reach the top 100 names. In 1977, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 41 on girl names chart when 91 babies were given the name Kirsty.

Over 1482 babies in Queensland have been named Kirsty.

Kirsty is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1973 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 1996, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 119 on girl names chart when 44 babies were named Kirsty. Over 627 people have been named Kirsty in Ireland. Kirsty is an uncommon baby name in France where it may not be used now.

But Kirsty is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 1000 have the name as well as in, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. According to our findings, at least 90000 people have been bestowed Kirsty around the globe.

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Kirsty in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Kirsty?

You prefer your solitude over socializing but keep in touch with people so you teach them what you know. You try so desperately to change the world. You lack passion and wilderness. You are intelligent and independent. You always doubt yourself and your abilities. Learn your value. You manage to hide your issues and emotional struggles pretty very well. You are pretty, smart and charismatic, you still doubt yourself.

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Famous people named Kirsty

  • Kirsty Howard, English woman, most notable for her charity work
  • Kirsty Lang, British journalist and broadcaster
  • Kirsty Wark, Scottish journalist and television presenter, best
  • Kirsty Young, Scottish television and radio presenter
  • Kirsty Coventry, current Minister of Youth, Sport
  • Kirsty Gallacher, British television presenter
  • Kirsty Mitchell, Scottish actress
  • Kirsty Williams, Welsh politician and has been an Assembly Member of the National Assembly of Wales since 1999
  • Kirsty Hawkshaw, English electronic music vocalist and songwriter
  • Kirsty Crawford, vocalist originally from Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Kirsty Child, Australian actress
  • Kirsty Sword Gusmão, Australian-East Timorese activist
  • Kirsty McCabe, Scottish weather forecaster and presenter at Sky News
  • Kirsty Flavell, former international cricketer
  • Kirsty Balfour, Scottish former competitive swimmer
  • Kirsty Wade, British former middle-distance runner
  • Kirsty Hume, Scottish model


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal,
  7. NSW Government,
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