Crystal


Gender: Feminine
Origin: English

The name first appeared in the 19th-century and it comes directly from the English word which describes colourless glass sometimes used as a gem substitute. It is derived from the Greek κρυσταλλος (krystallos) meaning “ice.”

It first appeared in the U.S. top 1000 in 1884, coming in as the 640th most popular female name in the United States. Just shy of a 100 years later, in 1982, it was the 9th most popular female name. Today Crystal only ranked in as the 318th most popular female name, (2010).

Other forms of the name include:

  • Cristal (Spanish)

Source

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/name/crystal

 

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