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Meaning of Katy

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Meaning

The name Katy has the following meaning:

Form of Kate, which is derived from Catherine, meaning "pure".
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Katy is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 965 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In both Years 2008 and 2009, the name Katy remained at the same ranking of 1000. (A ranking of 1000 means that this name ranked 1000 or poorer in the 2008/2009 popularity surveys)

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Katy in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Katy is pronounced as kay-tee

Origins

Katy originates from the Irish language.

See other suggested Irish girl baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Katy and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Katy: Boys - Daithi, Declan, Dillon, Donell, Dow, Keenan, Girls - Sheila, Both genders - Cody, Shea

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Katy: Katie (English)

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Katy are: Katy, Kate, Cate

Style

We think the name Katy should fall under the following style category: Everlasting.

See other Everlasting girl names

Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Katy to be: Elegant and fun-loving lady

In one word, you might describe Katy as a(n) "fun-loving" person.

See other "fun-loving" names for girls.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Katy (or its variants) are:

Katy Suzanne Davies, born on 8 June, a famous politician. Katy Suzanne Davies's background: The youngest candidate to run in the 2005 General Election, standing for the UK Independence Party in the New Forest East Constituency, gaining 5.2
Katherine (37)
Kaylee (51)
Kimberly (61)
Katie (105)
Kennedy (123)
Kiara (159)
Karina (181)
Karla (193)
Kyla (199)
Kyra (212)
Kayley
Kailey
Karila
Kandiss
Kourtney
Kyrstin
Kaylan
Kia
Kalynn
Kylin
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