Diminutive of Catherine

Cat Origin and Meaning

The name Cat is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "pure".

May be the most modern, stylish Catherine nickname: more unusual than Kate or Cate, with an animal and word name edge. Cat Power is a trendy folksinger.

Cat Popularity

Famous People Named Cat

  • Catherine Elizabeth "Cat" DeelyEnglish TV presenter
  • Catherine "Cat" OmmanneyAmerican reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of D.C.")
  • Catherine Ann "Cat" CoraAmerican celebrity chef
  • Cat Powerstage name of Charlyn Marie "Chan" Marshall, American singer,songwriter
  • Catherine Vernice "Cat" GloverAmerican dancer and choreographer
  • Cat RamboAmerican science fiction author
  • Catherine Anne "Cat" Reddick WhitehillAmerican soccer player
  • Cathilee Deborah "Cat" ZinganoAmerican mixed martial artist
  • Cat Stevensformer stage name of Yusuf Islam (born Steven Demetre Georgiou), British male singer,songwriter
  • Daly Joseph "Cat" DoucetAmerican male politician from Louisiana

Cat in Pop Culture

  • Catherine "Cat" Balloumain character in "The Ballad of Cat Ballou," by Roy Chanslor, and 1965 film "Cat Ballou"
  • Caterina "Cat" Valentinecharacter on TV's "Victorious" and "Sam & Cat"
  • Cat MacKenziecharacter on British TV series "Lip Service"
  • Catherine Jane "Cat" Grantcharacter on TV's "Supergirl"
  • Catherine "Cat" Chandlercharacter on TV's "Beauty and the Beast"
  • Catherine "Cat" Brannockcharacter in The Aurora Cycle series
  • Catan animal