Diminutive of Katherine and Kathleen

Kathy Origin and Meaning

The name Kathy is a girl's name meaning "pure".

There are lots of Kathy moms and grandmas but very few babies, most of whom are now called Kate or Katie.

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Kathy Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Kathy

  • Kathleen Doyle "Kathy" BatesAmerican actress
  • Kathleen Elizabeth "Kathy" HiltonAmerican actress and socialite, mother of Paris and Nicky Hilton
  • Kathryn "Kathy" ValentineAmerican musician of band The Go,Gos
  • Kathleen Marie "Kathy" IrelandAmerican model
  • Kathy Ann NajimyAmerican actress
  • Kathy ReichsAmerican crime novelist
  • Kathryn "Kathy" JordanAmerican tennis player
  • Kathleen Alice "Kathy" MatteaAmerican country music singer
  • Kathy RinaldiAmerican tennis player
  • Kathrynne Ann "Kathy" WhitworthAmerican golfer
  • Katherine Whitton "Kathy" BakerAmerican actress
  • Katherine Lucy Bridget "Kathy" BurkeEnglish actress
  • Kathleen Mary "Kathy" GriffinAmerican comedian
  • Erica Kathleen "Kathy" HorvathAmerican tennis player

Kathy in Pop Culture

  • Kathy Sullivancharacter from TV series "Alphas"
  • Kathy Seldencharacter in the musical "Singin' in the Rain"
  • Kathy Andersoncharacter on TV's Father Knows Best
  • Kathy Barnescharacter on British soap Hollyoaks
  • Kathy Cartercharacter in Marvel's Kathy, The Teenage Tornado comics
  • Kathy Bealecharacter on British soap EastEnders
  • Kathy Kane aka Kate Kane aka Batwomancharacter in DC Comics
  • Kathycharacter on TV's Barney and Friends
  • Kathy Kaminskicharacter on TV's "Young & Hungry"
  • "Kathy's Song" a song by Simon & Garfunkel