What does Kathy mean?
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Catherine.
Kathy▼ has 21 more related forms via Katherine, Kathie: Catha, Cathi, Cathye, Caty, Kaity, Kat, Kata, Kate, Katee, Katey, Katha, Kathryn▼, Kati▼, Katie▼, Katka, Katla, Katrya, Katy▼, Katya, Kay▼ and Kitty▼.
Kathy is a very prominent first name for women (#71 out of 4276, Top 2%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#130443 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Kathy for girls. Kathy was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #22 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Catherine (#170 in 2014), Cathi, Cathie, Cathy, Kate (#207), Katherine (#83), Kathi, Kathie, Kathryn (#293), Kati, Katie (#280), Katy, Kay and Kitty are the popular varying forms of Kathy appearing in the Top 1000. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5565%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.2645%, down 52.5%), with versions like Kathryn, Katie, Katy, Kay and Kitty falling out of fashion. Kate (#207) is the most trendy baby name in this list, with this name enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Kathy and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)