What secrets hide behind “Cathy” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Cathy” is of Greek origin. It’s a name commonly given to girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Yhtac.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Ycaht.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Cathy’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Cathy is a name that indicates a gift of gab - the ability to persuade others effortlessly. You are expressive, optimistic, outgoing, and inspiring. Charming and cheerful, you are the life of the party for any social event. You fascinate others with your creativity, especially in writing. You have the innate ability to explain complex concepts in a way that is easy to understand.
Your heart’s desire is to become a leader. You dislike taking orders and want to be in charge – the boss figure. Surprisingly, your creativity allows you to find new solutions to old problems. You can generate ideas on the fly, and want recognition for your efforts. You tend to avoid those who are needy and idle on their work.
When people hear the name Cathy, they perceive you as someone who is pleasing, stylish, diplomatic, gentle, and graceful. People want to get close to you because you project a comfortable and unthreatening posture. Others may find you charming with certain sex appeal. You may seem quiet, shy, or reserved, but all they have to do is ask, and you’ll participate.
Your name carries certain luck and strong instincts about heart matters. You openly show your feelings or emotions rather than keeping them. You prefer being the center of attention at social gatherings.
Your most likely vocation: musician, artist, writer, designer, teacher, commentator, salesman, occultist.
Lucky colors: All shades of purple, violet, mauve, and lilac
Lucky gem(s): Garnet, amethyst
Lucky day(s): Wednesday
Lucky botanicals: Apple, barberry, bilberry, cherry, dandelion, lungwort, mint, strawberry, pomegranate
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“Cathy” is the 77th most popular baby girl’s name in Mississippi as reported in the 1965 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, 65 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1965. A total of 4,157 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1958 with a total of 10,934 babies. That’s a lot of baby Cathys.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Cathy” was recorded 170,481 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Cathys to occupy the country of Guam with an estimated population of 167,245.
The name first appeared in the year 1918 and given to five newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1949 with a rank of #81 nationwide and was registered 4,407 times as a baby girl’s name. Cathy became a popular girl’s name in the state of West Virginia in the year 1956. It ranked #20 with 217 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1958 in the state of California with 835 baby girls.
This name is a consistent top ranking girl’s name in the state of West Virginia for 25 years from 1949 to 1973 (may not be consecutive).
For the past four decades (1979 to 2018), the name “Cathy” was recorded 7,187 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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