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What does Catey mean?

Catey Pronunciation of Catey as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Catey means "pure". Catey is an alternate form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Catey is also a derivative of Kate.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Kitty, Kittie, Kittee, Katya, Katy, Katie, Kati, Katey, Katee, Kata, Kaity, Kaitie, Kaitey, Caty, Cato, Catie, Cati, Catee, Caity, Caitie, Caitey

OTHER FORMS VIA CATHERINE, KATE Cadi, Cait, Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carren, Carri, Caryn, Cass, Cassey, Cassi, Cassy, Cat, Cate, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathee, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathi, Cathie, Cathryn, Cathy, Cathye, Catia, Catrin, Catryna, Cay, Caye, Cazzy, Kaite, Karen, Kassey, Kassy, Kat, Katell, Katha, Kathe, Kathee, Kathi, Kathy, Katia, Katka, Katla, Kay, Kaye

(female) Cetey, ..

(male) Caney, ..

Catey Ripley (C.R.), ..

How popular is Catey?

Catey is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#90652 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carri, Caryn, Cassey, Cassi, Cassy, Cate, Catherine (#195 A YEAR AGO), Cathern, Catheryn, Cathi, Cathie, Cathryn, Cathy, Karen (#504), Kate (#231), Katey, Kathe, Kathi, Kathy (#1442), Kati, Katia (#1775), Katie (#364), Katy (#1638), Katya, Kay, Kaye, Kittie and Kitty are the popular alternative forms of Catey (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Kittee, are seldom used. These relations of Catey were at the peak of their popularity 6 decades ago (AVERAGE #1137) and are now significantly less common (#1754, 94%), with forms like Cathy becoming less fashionable. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caryn, Cassey, Cassi, Cassy, Cate in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catherine, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathi, Cathie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cathryn, Cathy, Karen, Kate, Katey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathe, Kathi, Kathy, Kati, Katia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katie, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaye in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kittie, Kitty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Karen, Kate, Katie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Catey is alike in pronunciation to Caiti, Kaitee, Katiya and Kittey. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cacey, Cacy, Caddy, Cade, Cadee, Cadey, Cady, Cailey, Caisey, Calee, Calen, Caley, Calley, Cally, Cameo, Cammy, Candy, Caree, Carel, Carely, Carey, Carley, Carly, Carmy, Carrey, Carry, Cary, Cascy, Casee, Casen, Casey, Casy, Catelyn, Catlyn, Caycey (see Casey), Cayley, Caysey, Chaney, Chantey, Clarey, Cloey, Codey, Coley, Corey, Dacey, Daney, Ettey, Haley, Hatsey, Jacey, Jamey, Janey, Kacey, Kaley, Kasey, Kathey, Lacey, Ladey, Laney, Macey, Mazey, Pattey, Raley, Samey, Tacey and Taney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Catey.

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