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Kitty meaning and name origin

Kitty \k(it)-ty\ as a girl's name is pronounced KIH-tee. Pet name for Katherine (Greek) "pure". Also used as an independent name since before the 16th century. In the 17th century, it was used as a slang term for a woman of dubious morals. Author Kitty Kelley.

Kitty has 4 variant forms: Kit, Kitlyn, Kittee and Kittey.

For more information, see also the related name Catherine.

Baby names that sound like Kitty are Kitti, Gitte, Kittie, Katy, Kathy, Katey, Kaity, Kaitey, Gitta and Katt.

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Popularity of Kitty

Kitty is a very popular first name for women (#987 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#82897 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Kitty compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Kitty only.

Popularity of name Kitty
Popularity of Kitty