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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 and Catharine. See also Kathy.

Cathy has 5 variant forms: Cath, Cathi, Cathia, Cathie and Kathy.

For more information, see also the related name Katherine.

Cathy is also pronounced similarly to Catha, Cathee, Cathye, Katha, Kathey, Kathi and Kathya. Other suggested similar baby names are Caddy, Cadey, Cady, Caitey, Caity, Cat, Cate, Catee, Catey, Cathe, Cati, Catia, Catie, Cato and Caty.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Cathy.


Popularity of Cathy

Cathy is a very popular first name for females (#163 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#30635 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Cathy name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Cathy with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Cathy name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Cathy outside U.S.

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