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Girl Name: Crista

Name: Crista
Pronunciation: \c-ris-ta, cr(i)-sta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: follower of Christ
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Krista, Crysta, Cristy, Cristi, Cristal
Similar Names: Arista, Crissa, Trista
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2284


Crista \c-ris-ta, cr(i)-sta\ as a girl's name is a variant of Christa (Latin) and Christina (Latin), and the meaning of Crista is "follower of Christ".

The baby name Crista sounds like Krista, Crysta, Cristy, Cristi and Cristal. Other similar baby names are Arista, Crissa and Trista.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Crista.


Crista is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2284 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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