Kathy
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
KATH-ee
Meaning
Chaste, pure
More info about the name "Kathy"

Kathy is a diminutive of Katherine. Katherine originates in Greek language and means "chaste, pure". It has been one of the most popular feminine given names over centuries and with various spellings all around the world. Historically, it was a favourite name especially in Christian world. Katherine is the name of many saints, the most popular probably being Catherine of Alexandria, a 4th century martyr. It was also a popular name within royalty in different countries. The variant spelling Catherine is also very frequent.

Popularity of the Name Kathy
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Famous Kathies

Kathy Baker - actress
Kathy Bates - actress
Kathy Connor - writer
Kathy Griffin - actress
Kathy Ireland - model
Kathy Kelly - jazz artist
Kathy Mallat - writer
Kathy Mattea - musician
Kathy Rudy - writer
Kathy Troccoli - musician

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