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KATY is the name of a city in Texas.
AndrewJKD  5/7/2005
I have noticed that Katy with a 'y' is not as poular as Katy with an'ie'. Personally I am glad my name is with a 'y' rather than an 'ie'. There is also a trail in Missouri called "Katy Trail".
― Anonymous User  6/4/2005
My little sister's name is Katie (ie). I prefer it with a y though.
jessica22  11/29/2005
Katy Carr is the main character in the books 'What Katy Did', 'What Katy Did at School', and 'What Katy Did Next'. They are my all time favourite books!
(besides Harry Potter, of course!)
jessica22  11/29/2005
Katy is better than Katie, although I still prefer Kate.
eponine_pontmercy  12/5/2005
My name is Katy (with a Y) and I still come across people who have never seen it spelled that way. I like it better though, since it is much less common. I would also like to say that it is not just the pet form of Kate, but also of Katherine, Katharine, Kathryn, various other spellings of the same name, along with Kathleen. I have never gone by Kate in my life.
― Anonymous User  3/4/2006
I absolutely hate the name Katy. It's so much prettier as Katie.
ringer007  5/13/2006
This is my best friend's name, short for Kathryn. Almost everyone spells it Katie though, or the teachers will call her Kathryn. It drives her nuts. Katy is unique, just the spelling of her name.
― Anonymous User  10/17/2006
This is weird, because from what I have seen, Katy is much more commonly used than Katie.
Surreal  12/20/2006
I adore this spelling of Katie, but Katy is nice as well.
Emma McHnery  8/11/2007
I like the spelling of this name better than Katie, but not quite as much as Katey, but it's in close 2nd.
Patricia Underwood  2/16/2008
According to the Oxford Dictionary of First Names, Katy has been recorded as an independent given name since the 18th century.
― Anonymous User  4/5/2008
There are several children's books (in addition to the ones mentioned above) in which the main character is named Katy: "Katy No-Pocket," "Katy and the Big Snow," and the book series "Katy Duck."
― Anonymous User  4/6/2008
Listen to the German pronunciation of Katy here:
_satu_  4/26/2008
Singer Katy Perry.
moonbaby9307  6/9/2008
This is my name, short for Katlyn, and I love it! However, it appears to be almost physically impossible to spell it correctly. Even my own grandpa can't!
wicogirl8  6/10/2008
Katy McLaughlin is the name of Alison Lohman's character in the hit movie "Flicka". In the beginning of the movie, Katy is called "Kathryn" twice, meaning that this is her real name but Katy is the name she chooses to go by.
― Anonymous User  7/10/2008
Singer Katy Perry, born Kathryn Elizabeth Hudson in Santa Barbara, California on October 25th 1984, is a famous bearer.
ohemily_  5/10/2009
I prefer Katie. But I really love this name.
Joy12  5/4/2011
Cute name, love Katy Perry, but I prefer Kate.
blondieboo629  12/10/2011
My name is Katy (with a Y). It is so funny cause none of my teachers ever spell my name right! My real name is Katelyn (also spelled a different way than normal). But everyone calls me Katy(:
katykk26  2/7/2012
I'm a Katy (not short for anything, just Katy itself) and I absolutely adore my name. I'm very pleased though that Katy Perry has recently popularised this spelling, as I always had it spelled Katie as a child :/ I much prefer the Katy spelling as it looks classic and traditional to me, whereas Katie just makes me think '80s/90s child'. Just my own thoughts :)
KatyNames  8/19/2012
The name Katy was given to 164 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/17/2013
My sister is called Katarina, though my mother and her boyfriend have decided to abbreviate it to Katie. Though they're spelling it as Katey. Personally I don't think the pronunciation of it would be right if they spelt it that way, and I haven't seen it spelt that way before.
― Anonymous User  8/14/2015
The singer Katy Perry bears this as her stage name, but was born as Katheryn.
cutenose  12/7/2015
The name Katy was given to 142 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/16/2016

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