Scottish and Irish diminutive of Christopher
"bearer of Christ"

Christy Origin and Meaning

The name Christy is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "bearer of Christ".

Common nicknames for Christopher in Ireland, we think Christy or Christie have a certain cheery charm, especially now that Chris is feeling less ubiquitous.

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Famous People Named Christy

  • Christy MathewsonAmerican baseball player
  • William Christy Cabanneknown professionally as Christy Cabanne, American film director, screenwriter and silent film actor

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