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19th-century coinage, which has recently enjoyed some popularity. This is one of the group of names taken from or suggestive of gemstones. The word crystal, denoting high-quality cut glass, is derived from Greek krystallos ‘ice’. As a boy's name, Crystal originated as a Scottish pet form of Christopher, but it is rarely used today.
151st in the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
477,618
to be exact
West Virginia
has the most people named Crystal per capita
1982
marked the height of its popularity
99.91%
0.09%
2%
55+
47%
30-54
40%
13-29
12%
0-12

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