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A diminutive form of Catherine and of its variant forms, also used as a formal given name in the 20th century.
Cathy is an American gag-a-day comic strip, drawn by Cathy Guisewite from 1976 until 2010. The comic follows Cathy, a woman who struggles through the "four basic guilt groups" of life—food, love, family, and work. The strip gently pokes fun at the lives and foibles of modern women. The strip's debut was on November 22, 1976, and appeared in over 1,400 newspapers at its peak. The strips have been compiled into more than 20 books. Three television specials were also created. Guisewite received the National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award in 1992 for the strip.
Cathy is a comic strip drawn by Cathy Guisewite. It featured a woman who struggled through the "four basic guilt groups" of life — food, love, mom, and work — the strip gently poked fun at the lives and foibles of modern women. Cathy's characteristics and issues both made fun of and sometimes fed into negative stereotypes about women. The strip debuted on November 22, 1976, and at its peak appeared in over 1,400 newspapers. The strips have been collected into more than 20 books. Three television specials were also created. Guisewite received the National Cartoonists Society Reuben Award in 1992 for the strip. Initially, the strip was based largely on Guisewite's own life as a single woman. "The syndicate felt it would make the strip more relatable if the character’s name and my name were the same," Guisewite said in an interview. "They felt it would make it a more personal strip, and it would help people to know it was a real woman who was going through these things. I hated the idea of calling it 'Cathy.'" However, Guisewite had Cathy's longtime boyfriend Irving propose marriage on Valentine's Day 2004. The two characters married in the February 5, 2005 strip. That same year, Cathy appeared in the 75th anniversary party of Blondie and Dagwood.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cathy is ranked #49546 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Cathy surname appeared 424 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Cathy.
62.7% or 266 total occurrences were White.
29% or 123 total occurrences were Black.
4.2% or 18 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3% or 13 total occurrences were of two or more races.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Cathy' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4374
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The numerical value of Cathy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Cathy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Cathy in a Sentence
[Cathy’s] lost a partner, she’s lost a husband. [And Michael] hasn’t got anybody… They’re cautious, they’re uncertain because it’s delicate territory, particularly Season 2 in England, has really, really touched a nerve with the nation.
… You’re seeing real pockets of tenderness with how [the characters] are dealing with getting older and approaching that time of their lives, i always see Cathy and Michael at the center of it all, having this 'will they, won’t they.' Will this romance happen? Is it alright to be falling in love at this time in your life with your dead husband’s best friend? It’s very tenderly and delicately written, and I think people want to see a romance that is about two middle-aged people, rather than a romance with strapping young 20-somethings.
Cathy and I are praying for his family and all those involved in this tragedy.
I hope we do, i don’t think it’s too late to find out. I probably began the project thinking it was too late to find out, but I don’t believe that now… I believe her family deserves justice. And part of that is being able to name who killed Sister Cathy.
We said,' Make sure Employee Cathy Scott look him in the eye.' I'm saying make sure Employee Cathy Scott give him a firm handshake, and she showed him... he tucked his shirt in.
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