What does Cathy mean?
Related girl name: Katherine.
Cathy▼ has 65 more alternative forms via Catharine, Catherine, Kathy: Cadi, Cait, Caitey, Caitie, Caity, Caren▼, Cari▼, Carin, Caron, Carri, Caryn▼, Cass, Cassey, Cassi, Cassy, Cat, Cate, Catey, Catha, Cathe, Cathee, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathiryn, Cathlyne, Cathryn▼, Cathryne, Cathrynn, Cathye, Cati, Catia, Catie, Cato, Catrin, Catryna, Caty, Cay, Caye, Cazzy, Kaitey, Kaity, Kassy, Kat, Kata, Kate▲, Katee, Katey, Katha, Kathe, Kathee, Kathey, Kathi▼, Kathia, Kathie▼, Kathryn▼, Kathya, Kati▼, Katia▼, Katie▼, Katka, Katla, Katy▼, Katya, Kay▼ and Kitty▼.Kreatif forms: Calthy, Cethy, Cothy. [more]
How popular is Cathy?
Cathy is a very popular first name for females (#163 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#47575 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Cathy for girls. Cathy was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #52 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Katherine (#83 the previous year), Catherine (#170), Kate (#207), Katie (#280), Kathryn (#293), Kathy, Kathie, Kati, Katia, Kay, Katy, Kathi, Kitty, Cari, Caron, Catharine, Caryn, Cathi, Cathie, Caren, Cathryn and Carri are the popular related forms of Cathy. Usage of these relations of Cathy was widespread among parents 64 years ago (usage of 0.427%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.172%, ▼60%), with versions such as Kati becoming somewhat dated. Kate is the most fashionable girl name here, with this name going through a revival in usage.
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Suggested similar baby names are Bethy, Cacey, Cacy, Caddy, Cadey, Cady, Caley, Cally, Caltha, Cammy, Candy▼, Carey▼, Carly▲, Carmy, Carry, Cary, Cascy, Casey▼, Casha, Casy, Catee, Catlyn, Cinthy and Marthy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cathy.