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Gender: Female Meaning of Katy: "pure" Origin of Katy: Short form of Katherine

The name Katy is a girl's name meaning "pure". Katy and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Pure and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibsets you know".

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Katy, or more popularly Katie, stood fashionably on their own two feet for several years there, during the Katelyn boom. But now both Katy and Katie are fading in favor of grownup Kate or buttoned-up Katherine.

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paulapuddephatt Says:

2016-12-06T22:42:04

Katie is prettier, but this is sweet, too. I guess that this spelling is mostly associated with Katy Perry nowadays, but I tend to think of the main character in "What Katy Did". Kate, Katie and Katy are definitely worth considering as independent names, and not necessarily as short forms of Catherine, Katherine, etc.