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What does Caty mean?

Caty Pronunciation of Caty [caty] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the name Caty means "pure". Caty is a variant form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Caty is also a variant of Katherine (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Caty has 23 variants: Caitey, Caitie, Caity, Catey, Cati, Catie, Cato, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaity, Kata, Katee, Katey, Kati, Katie, Katy, Katya, Kittee, Kittey, Kitti, Kittie and Kitty.

50 more relations via Catherine, Katherine: Cadi, Cait, Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carri, Caryn, Carynn, Cass, Cassey, Cassi, Cassy, Cat, Cate, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathee, Cathi, Cathie, Cathryn, Cathy, Cathye, Catia, Catina, Catrin, Catryna, Cay, Caye, Cazzy, Kait, Kari, Karyn, Kas, Kass, Kassy, Kasya, Kat, Kate, Katha, Kathi, Kathy, Katia, Katka, Katla, Katrya, Kay, Kaye and Kit.

Creative forms:
(female) Cany, Cety, ..

(male) Caby, Caton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caty Izabella (C.I.), ..

How popular is Caty?

Caty is an uncommon given name for females. Caty is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carri, Caryn, Cassey, Cassi, Cassy, Cate, Catherine (#179 in recent rankings), Cathi, Cathie, Cathryn, Cathy, Catina, Kari (#1817), Karyn, Kate (#222), Katey, Katherine (#84), Kathi, Kathy (#1676), Kati, Katia (#1869), Katie (#309), Katy (#1547), Katya, Kay, Kaye, Kit, Kittie and Kitty are the popular related forms of Caty (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Kat, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Caty was more pronounced among parents 65 years ago (usage of 2.5%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.6%, down 78%), with forms like Kathy becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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, Cathi, Cathie, Cathryn, Cathy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catina, Kari, Karyn, Kate, Katey in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Caty is alike in pronunciation to Caiti, Catee and Katiya. Other recommended names are Cacey, Caci, Cacy, Caddy, Cade, Cadey, Cady, Cadye, Cai, Cain, Cal, Cala, Caley, Cali, Cally, Calyn, Cam, Cama, Cami, Cammy, Candy, Cara, Carey, Carly, Carmy, Caro, Carry, Cary, Caryl, Carys, Cas, Cascy, Casey, Casi, Casy, Catlyn, Charty, Chasty, Clary, Coady, Cody, Cory, Cy, Etty, Hatty, Marty, Matty, Natty and Patty. These names tend to be more frequently used than Caty.

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