Kathy is a female given name and is of English origin. It means bright, Authentic, Pure. Pronounced as kath-ee, the name is currently in the top 250 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2008. Variations of Kathy include Cathy.
Kathy originated as nickname for Katherine. The popularity of this name has been declining while similar names like Katie and Kate are more popular nowadays.
Kathy is a girl's name.