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Cathy Girl Name


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Cathy name image The name Cathy is a diminutive form of Catherine.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Cathy has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Cathy
Use of the Name Cathy for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
167,284119,0854,0760000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Cathy has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Cathy first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1935, which is the first year shown on the table.  Cathy last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1991, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Cathy
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
193589360  
193693354  
193780473  
193872689  
1939558144  
1940491196  
1941388314  
1942314484  
1943282608  
1944264684  
1945231817  
19461671,618  
19471192,860  
19481043,560  
1949814,400  
1950755,028  
1951715,685  
1952567,008  
1953567,299  
1954597,218  
1955448,650  
19563610,134  
19573910,306  
19583410,931  
19593910,417  
1960459,136  
1961558,188  
1962627,147  
1963676,322  
1964755,500  
1965884,150  
1966993,420  
19671182,827  
19681342,403  
19691332,524  
19701362,588  
19711402,273  
19721691,732  
19731851,440  
19742211,170  
1975252969  
1976283807  
1977317744  
1978339642  
1979380589  
1980400567  
1981412532  
1982442487  
1983512371  
1984520372  
1985550360  
1986678271  
1987733246  
1988809226  
1989835226  
1990914209  
1991916209  
Totals:  167,284 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Cathy as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Cathy appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 57 times during the last 125 years.


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Girl Name Cathy