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Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 8 (Ranked #2072).

What does the name "Kathy" mean?

Kathy (English): Pure

The name "Kathy" is of English origin and it means "Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yhtak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ykath". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Kathy" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Kathy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 333,866 babies born with the name Kathy in the United States. That's more than enough Kathies to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1910 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kathy" was in 1958 with a total of 23,942 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kathies)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kathy" ranks #54 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 248 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 16,424 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Kathy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kathy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kathy

Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates is an actress, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1971 to present. Kathy was born in 1948 as Kathleen Doyle Bates in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.


Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin is a comedian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1980 to present. Kathy was born in 1966 as Kathleen Mary Griffin in Oak Park, Illinois.


Kathy Ireland

Kathy Ireland is a model, actress, and entrepreneur. Kathy was born in 1963 as Kathleen Marie Ireland in Glendale, California, U.S.


Kathy Najimy

Kathy Najimy is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1985 to present. Kathy was born in 1957 as Kathy Ann Najimy in San Diego, California, U.S.


Kathy Baker

Kathy Baker is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1983 to present. Kathy was born in 1950 as Katherine Whitton Baker in Midland, Texas, U.S.


Kathy Burke

Kathy Burke is an actress, comedian, playwright, and theatre director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1982 to present. Kathy was born in 1964 as Katherine Lucy Bridget Burke in Camden, London, England.


Past life for Kathy born Sep 2, 1941

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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