Krista Name Meaning & Origin

Krista

Pronunciation: KRIS-tə (key)

Origin of the name Krista:

Cognate of Christa, a Latinate short form of Christine (a Christian, a follower of Christ) and any of the other names beginning with the element Chris-.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Christa, Kris

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Kris or Krisss
Krissy or Krissi
Kay
Krist or Krit
Kristy

Meanings and history of the name Krista

Meaning is "Follower of Christ" or "Christian"

Famous real-life people named Krista

Krista and her sister Kendra from Tigirlily.

Christa McAuliffe - I was named after her with a slight spelling change.

Krista in song, story & screen

Krista Lentz, a character from the manga and anime series Attack on Titan/Shingeki no Kyojin

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