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Girl Name: Kitty

Name: Kitty
Pronunciation: \k(it)-ty\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Greek
Related Names: Catherine
Sounds Like: Kitti, Gitte, Kittie, Katy, Kathy, Katey, Kaity, Kaitey, Gitta, Katt
Variant forms: Kit, Kitlyn, Kittee, Kittey
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 987
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 82897


Kitty \k(it)-ty\ as a girl's name is pronounced KIH-tee. Pet name for Katherine (Greek) "pure". Also used as an independent name since before the 16th century. In the 17th century, it was used as a slang term for a woman of dubious morals. Author Kitty Kelley.

Kitty has 4 variant forms: Kit, Kitlyn, Kittee and Kittey.

For more information, see also the related name Catherine.

Baby names that sound like Kitty are Kitti, Gitte, Kittie, Katy, Kathy, Katey, Kaity, Kaitey, Gitta and Katt.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Kitty.


Kitty is a very popular first name for women (#987 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#82897 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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