Cat - Meaning of Cat

What does Cat mean?

[ 1 syll. cat, ca-t ] The baby girl name Cat is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced KAET †. Cat has its origins in the Old Greek language and it is used largely in English. Cat is an English contracted form of the English and French Catherine and a form of the English Katherine.

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Cat is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Cat, Katherine was the most frequently used.

Baby names that sound like Cat include Kat, Cade, Cait, Cate, Cath, Cathe, Cathee, Cáit, Cotee, Kade, Kaethe, Kaide, Kait, Kaite, Kaitey, Kate, Kath, Kathe, Kayde, and Kayt.

† Pronunciation for Cat: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"

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