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The name Kathy is a diminutive form of Catherine.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kathy 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 Kathy
Use of the Name Kathy for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
330,507 235,188 12,944 3,650 1,657 581 276
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kathy has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kathy first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1932, which is the first 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 Kathy
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
193292758  
1933    
193474680  
193566699  
1936558137  
1937529157  
1938426248  
1939329364  
1940256606  
1941199942  
19421591,540  
19431362,033  
19441102,422  
19451012,749  
1946794,172  
1947635,703  
1948556,132  
1949428,453  
1950389,091  
19513510,387  
19522912,378  
19532313,387  
19542314,181  
19552215,312  
19562017,164  
19572020,230  
19581423,926  
19591521,801  
19602118,477  
19612516,370  
19622714,758  
19633412,207  
19643910,374  
1965547,763  
1966596,312  
1967645,406  
1968764,676  
1969764,756  
1970774,792  
1971913,865  
19721073,042  
19731242,368  
19741461,922  
19751591,695  
19761861,384  
19771901,405  
19782201,132  
19792351,107  
19802551,008  
1981257957  
1982278875  
1983303767  
1984342670  
1985370616  
1986397572  
1987432515  
1988435521  
1989501471  
1990503479  
1991501473  
1992508473  
1993538444  
1994538453  
1995564409  
1996528447  
1997590390  
1998618387  
1999647360  
2000653377  
2001721337  
2002693362  
2003807305  
2004876276  
Totals:  330,507 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kathy 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 Kathy appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 72 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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