Names Categorized "ends in -ty"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -ty.
gender
usage
Amity f English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "friendship", ultimately deriving from Latin amicitia.
Betty f English
Diminutive of Elizabeth.
Charity f English
From the English word charity, ultimately derived from Late Latin caritas meaning "generous love", from Latin carus "dear, beloved". Caritas was in use as a Roman Christian name. The English name Charity came into use among the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation.
Chasity f English
Variant of Chastity.
Chastity f English
From the English word chastity, which is ultimately from Latin castus "pure". It was borne by the daughter of Sonny Bono and Cher, which probably led to the name's increase in popularity during the 1970s.
Christy 2 m Scottish, Irish
Scottish and Irish diminutive of Christopher.
Clarity f English (Rare)
Simply means "clarity, lucidity" from the English word, ultimately from Latin clarus "clear".
Dotty f English
Diminutive of Dorothy.
Dusty m & f English
From a nickname originally given to people perceived as being dusty. It is also used a diminutive of Dustin. A famous bearer was British singer Dusty Springfield (1939-1999), who acquired her nickname as a child.
Felicity f English
From the English word felicity meaning "happiness", which ultimately derives from Latin felicitas "good luck". This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans around the 17th century. It can sometimes be used as an English form of the Latin name Felicitas. This name was revived in the late 1990s after the appearance of the television series Felicity.
Hatty f English
Diminutive of Harriet.
Innokenty m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Иннокентий (see Innokentiy).
Jacenty m Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Hyacinthus. Saint Jacenty was a 13th-century Dominican monk from Krakow who was said to have taken missionary journeys throughout northern Europe and Asia.
Justy m & f English
Diminutive of Justin or Justine.
Kaety f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Kate.
Katy f English
Diminutive of Kate.
Kirsty f Scottish
Diminutive of Kirstin.
Kitty f English
Diminutive of Katherine.
Konstanty m Polish
Polish form of Constantine.
Kristy f English
Diminutive of Christina or Christine.
Lavrenty m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Лаврентий (see Lavrentiy).
Leonty m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Леонтий (see Leontiy).
Letty f English
Diminutive of Lettice.
Liberty f English
Simply from the English word liberty, derived from Latin libertas, a derivative of liber "free". Interestingly, since 1880 this name has charted on the American popularity lists in three different periods: in 1918 (at the end of World War I), in 1976 (the American bicentennial), and after 2001 (during the War on Terrorism).
Marty m English
Diminutive of Martin.
Matty 1 m English
Diminutive of Matthew.
Matty 2 f Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Martha.
Minty f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Araminta.
Misty f English
From the English word misty, ultimately derived from Old English. The jazz song Misty (1954) by Erroll Garner may have helped popularize the name.
Modesty f English (Rare)
From the English word modesty, ultimately from Latin modestus "moderate", a derivative of modus "measure".
Monty m English
Variant of Monte.
Morty m English
Diminutive of Morton or Mortimer.
Patty f English
Originally a variant of Matty, a 17th-century diminutive of Martha. It is now commonly used as a diminutive of Patricia.
Piety f English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "piety, devoutness". This was a rare virtue name used by the Puritans in the 17th century.
Rafferty m English
From an Irish surname that was an Anglicized form of Ó Rabhartaigh meaning "descendant of Rabhartach". The given name Rabhartach means "flood tide".
Royalty f English (Modern)
From the English word royalty, derived (via Old French) from Latin regalitas, a derivative of rex "king".
Rusty m English
From a nickname that was originally given to someone with a rusty, or reddish-brown, hair colour.
Scotty m English, Scottish
Diminutive of Scott.
Serenity f English (Modern)
From the English word meaning "serenity, tranquility", ultimately from Latin serenus meaning "clear, calm".
Titty f English
Diminutive of Letitia. This is now a slang word for the female breast, and the name has subsequently dropped out of common use.
Totty f English
Diminutive of Charlotte.
Trinity f English
From the English word Trinity, given in honour of the Christian belief that God has one essence, but three distinct expressions of being: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It has only been in use as a given name since the 20th century.
Ty m English
Short form of Tyler, Tyson, Tyrone and other names beginning with Ty.
Unity f English (Rare)
From the English word unity, which is ultimately derived from Latin unitas.
Verity f English
From the English word meaning "verity, truth". This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans in the 17th century.
Walenty m Polish
Polish form of Valentinus (see Valentine 1).
Wincenty m Polish
Polish form of Vincent.