Katy or Katie?

(111 Posts)
FantaZero6 Sat 08-Oct-16 23:04:44

Hi everyone,

I'm new here!

We have decided on Katy/Katie for our baby girl.

Which spelling? I think I prefer Katie, DH prefers Katy... blush

Thanks everyone!!

Polkadotties Sat 08-Oct-16 23:06:07

Katie

Stressmess Sat 08-Oct-16 23:07:33

Definitely Katie. Katy just looks wrong.

WutheringFrights Sat 08-Oct-16 23:08:08

Kate grin

mineallmine Sat 08-Oct-16 23:08:52

Katie.

FantaZero6 Sat 08-Oct-16 23:13:22

Thank you smile

Kate is nice, but we are using a 1 syllable middle name, so it's a no and we do prefer Katy/Katie.

Mumoftwoyoungkids Sat 08-Oct-16 23:14:30

Katie.

Emochild Sat 08-Oct-16 23:17:24

Katy

ie ending looks more like a shortened/nickname

Oneanddone Sat 08-Oct-16 23:19:10

Definitely Katie

Peanutbutterpussycat Sat 08-Oct-16 23:19:31

My niece is Katey smile
Sil wanted to be "different"

She constantly has to correct people over it, she's 11. Prefers to be called Kate.

squoosh Sat 08-Oct-16 23:20:16

Katy. Looks less childish. No idea why the Y makes me think that but it does!

Or you could call her Kate and just have Katie/y as her childhood name?

Abetes Sat 08-Oct-16 23:20:26

Katie definitely

polkadotpolarbear Sat 08-Oct-16 23:20:29

I think Katy is pretty.

squoosh Sat 08-Oct-16 23:21:03

Oh I see you already addressed the Kate thing.

FantaZero6 Sat 08-Oct-16 23:25:55

Maybe Kate would be better... it depends if we find another middle name we like!

DramaAlpaca Sat 08-Oct-16 23:28:58

I loved the 'What Katy Did' books, so I'm going to say Katy.

inaclearingstandsaboxer Sat 08-Oct-16 23:32:08

My DD is Katie Alice

youngestisapsycho Sat 08-Oct-16 23:32:17

My DD is a Katy, I hate the ie spelling, doesn't look right to me.... although all those naff kids things with names on are always Katie or Kate.

RollerDiscoQueen Sat 08-Oct-16 23:34:35

Katy. But Kate is even nicer.

peaceloveandbiscuits Sat 08-Oct-16 23:38:37

Katy!

MerryPerry Sat 08-Oct-16 23:39:01

I'm a Katy and spend my life correcting people and explaining it's 'with a Y'. Members of my own family still get it wrong after 40 years. Actually, I don't like it at all. I always feel faintly embarrassed introducing myself with such a childish-sounding name especially in professional situations. It doesn't help that where I live 'Ts' are always dropped in the local accent which makes it sound worse.

0pti0na1 Sat 08-Oct-16 23:42:45

Katie

moodyblues Sat 08-Oct-16 23:44:26

I'm Katy, I think it is much prettier, I dislike ie endings.

Sophronia Sun 09-Oct-16 07:55:47

Katy

UnicornPee Sun 09-Oct-16 08:11:18

Definetly Katie.
Katy looks like it says catty

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