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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KRIS-təl

Meaning & History

From the English word crystal for the clear, colourless glass, sometimes cut into the shape of a gemstone. The English word derives ultimately from Greek κρυσταλλος (krystallos) meaning "ice". It has been in use as a given name since the 19th century.