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The name Christa is of German origin, and is a diminutive form of Christina.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Christa has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Christa
Use of the Name Christa for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
30,445 29,940 15,462 3,435 1,333 503 239
The table below indicates the number of times the name Christa has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Christa first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1949, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Christa
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194991295  
1950    
195199788  
1952894107  
1953909107  
1954930108  
1955789148  
1956761164  
1957816154  
1958775167  
1959754181  
1960765177  
1961716210  
1962658238  
1963603273  
1964592281  
1965582270  
1966527320  
1967503353  
1968410518  
1969365638  
19702551,213  
19712371,250  
19722451,119  
19732381,080  
1974268949  
19752451,008  
1976252937  
1977276860  
1978262892  
19792401,078  
19802521,021  
1981318744  
1982360640  
1983352640  
1984319738  
1985343683  
19861761,514  
19872521,014  
1988272922  
1989342747  
1990372703  
1991382675  
1992344756  
1993380669  
1994455561  
1995474521  
1996504475  
1997563416  
1998634365  
1999693325  
2000784291  
2001836273  
2002861266  
2003896264  
2004981239  
Totals:  30,445 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Christa as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Christa appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 55 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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Girl Name Christa