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Cathy meaning and name origin
Cathy \c(a)-thy\ as a girl's name is pronounced KATH-ee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cathy is "pure". Pet form of Catherine amd Catharine. See also Kathy.Cathy has 5 variant forms: Cath, Cathi, Cathia, Cathie and Kathy.
For more information, see also the related name Katherine. Baby names that sound like Cathy are Cady, Cadey, Caddy, Cathia, Kathe, Catee, Kathya and Kathey.
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Popularity of Cathy
Cathy is a very popular first name for women (#163 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#30635 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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