Cathy - Meaning of Cathy

What does Cathy mean?

[ 2 syll. cat-hy, ca-thy ] The baby girl name Cathy is pronounced KEY-TH-iy- †. Cathy's language of origin is Old Greek and it is predominantly used in English. Cathy is a familiar form of Catherine (English and French) in the English language and a contracted form of Cathérine (French) in the English language; it is also a variant of Katherine (English).

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Cathy is a rare baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1958, 0.530% of baby girls were named Cathy. It was #34 in rank then. The baby name has suffered a steep drop in popularity since then, and is of only infrequent use today. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Cathy, Katherine was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Cathy include Cathie, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Cachette, Caddy, Cadeau, Cadee, Cadey, Cadi, Cadie, Cady, Cadye, Caidie, Caidy, Caiside, Caiti, Cashet, Casidhe, and Casseday.

† Pronunciation for Cathy: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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