Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Follower Of Christ
Main Origin Language: Scandinavian
(Or View Krista Boy)

In 2017 the name Krista...

• was given to 89 baby girls
• was the 2,128th most popular name for baby girls
• was 74% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Ohio
• was about as popular as Xitlali and Rivky
Babies Named Krista Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Krista...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1986
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2017
• is 27% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 90% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Kristina, Crista, Christa, Christopher, Chadd, Derrick
• has the most opposite popularity history to Selma, Vivian, Georgia, Jack, Junior, Wilmer
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Krista Per State
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Geographically the name Krista...

• 195% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Montana, Ruthann, Edna, Gionni, Jabril, Geno
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Parker, Abigail, Emily, Samuel, James, Maddox
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Krista by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Krista are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Krista will be the only kid named Krista in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Krista compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Krista rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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