Cathy Origin and Meaning
The name Cathy is a girl's name meaning "pure".
One of the most popular nicknames of the fifties and sixties -- and who could forget the romantic heroine of "Wuthering Heights"? -- now largely ignored in favor of Cate or Kate.
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Famous People Named Cathy
- Catherine Astrid Salome "Cathy" FreemanAustralian Olympic sprinter
- Cathy Lee GuisewiteAmerican comic,strip artist
- Catherine Roseanne "Cathy" DennisEnglish singer,songwriter
- Cathy McLeodCanadian MP
- Catherine Mary "Cathy" JamiesonScottish MP
Cathy in Pop Culture
- Catherine "Cathy" Earnshawmain character in Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights"
- Cathy Andrews Hillmanmain character in comic strip "Cathy" by Cathy Guisewite
- Cathy Dollangangercharacter in V.C. Andrews' Dollanganger series
- Cathy Galecharacter on British TV's "The Avengers"
- Cathy Chaterlycharacter in "Sims" series
- Catherine "Cathy" Alessicharacter on Australian soap "Neighbours"
- Chatty Cathytalking doll by Mattel
- Catherine "Cathy" Hiattmain character in musical "The Last 5 Years" by Jason Robert Brown