Name Katy Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Katy


Katy is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Katy?

Katy is a diminutive of the name Katherine, which is of Greek origin.

What does the name Katy mean?

Katy means “pure” (from ancient Greek “katharós/κᾰθᾰρός”), “each of the two”, “each singly” (from ancient Greek “hekáteros/ἑκᾰ́τερος”), “hundred” (from ancient Greek “hekatón/ἑκᾰτόν”), “far off” (from ancient Greek “hekás/ἑκᾰ́ς”), but as well “torture” (from ancient Greek “aikíā/αἰκῐ́ᾱ”). Besides, Katy could be from a Coptic name with the meaning “my consecration of your name”.

Pronunciation of Katy

Variants of the name Katy

Kathi Kathie Kathy Kati Katie

Popularity of the name Katy

The name Katy is ranked #1345 overall.

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