Katy - girls name

Katy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 55%

Katy name meaning:

The name Katy is a variant of the name Katie, which is derived from the name Katherine. Katherine is of Greek origin and means "pure" or "virginal." This suggests that the name Katy carries a similar meaning. It is a name that symbolizes purity, innocence, and perhaps even a sense of simplicity.

People named Katy are often seen as gentle, kind-hearted, and compassionate individuals. They possess a calm and serene nature that attracts others to them. They are known for their honesty and sincerity, always striving to do what is right and just. Katy's tend to be reliable and responsible, making them great friends and partners.

Additionally, Katy's are often creative and imaginative, with a deep appreciation for beauty in all forms. They have a keen eye for detail and are able to find joy in the small things in life. Overall, the name Katy represents a person who embodies purity, kindness, and a genuine love for the world around them.

Origin: Celtic

Form of Katherine. Pure, virginal.

Related names

Katherine , Caitie, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlinn, Caitlynn, Cateline, Catelyn, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Cattee, Kaitlin , Katalina , Katchen, Katerina , Katharina, Katharine, Katharyn, Kathe, Katherina , Katheryn, Kathie, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn , Kathryne, Kathrynn, Kathy, Katia , Katie , Katiya, Katria, Katriana, Katrina , Katrya, Katy , Kay, Kayiyn, Kolena

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Overall UK ranking: 2499 out of 5581

10 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (652)

Historical popularity of Katy

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