Meaning of Katy
and the Origins of this baby name
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.
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.
The name Katy is pronounced as kay-tee
Popular Variants for the name Katy: Katie
Common nicknames for the name Katy are: Katy, Kate, Cate
We think the name Katy should fall under the following style category: Everlasting
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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
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