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Name Kari

Meaning:maybe the pureTools:

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Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Katharina
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Kari, Kári, Ari, Cari, Jari, Kaci, Kai, Kai, Kai, Kairi     Details
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About Katherine, the group of names with the same origin as Kari

Meaning/translation:maybe the pure
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin:of debated origin; the Romans (falsely) interpreted it as deriving from Greek katharos (pure) and gave the name the form Katharina
 known from Saint Katharina of Alexandria (3th/4th century AD)
Words:katharos = pure  Old Greek
Topics:14 Holy Helpers
Variants' top ranks:1:Katharina Germany/West 1986,  1:Katrín Iceland 2013,  2:Katie Ireland 2004,  3:Katalin Hungary 2014,  3:Catalina Chile 2007,  3:Katarzyna Poland 2012,  3:Kari Norway 2015,  4:Kathrin Germany/West 1979,  4:Catherine France 2011,  5:Katarina Croatia 2011
Somehow related to:Catalin, Karin
Old/original forms:Aikaterine Old Greek, Cateline Old French, Katharina Latin
Name variants:Caitlin, Caitlyn, Caitlynn, Caitriona, Catalina, Catalina, Catarina, Catera, Caterina, Catharina, Catherina, Catherine, Cathérine, Cathleen, Cathrin, Cathrina, Cathrine, Cathy, Catia, Cato, Catrin, Catrina, Catriona, Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Kaarina, Kaat, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kari, Kata, Katalin, Katalina, Katariina, Katarina, Katarzyna, Kate, Käte, Katelin, Katelyn, Katelynn, Katerina, Katerina, Katerina, Katharina, Katharine, Käthe, Katherina, Katherine, Katheryn, Kathinka, Kathleen, Kathrin, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn, Kathy, Katia, Katia, Katica, Katie, Katina, Katinka, Katja, Katjana, Katjuscha, Katjusha, Katlin, Katlyn, Katlynn, Katrien, Katrijn, Katrin, Katrín, Katrina, Katrine, Katy, Katya, Kerrin, Ketty, Kitti, Kitty, Nienke, Riina, Tina, Tinka, Trine, Yekaterina   Sortable list   Details

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NorwayGraph2012 1832009 200,  2008 191
Norway prevalence 2015 3
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 393,  1980-1989 156,  1970-1979 155
USA yearlyGraph2002 973,  2001 897,  2000 782,  1999 777,  1998 659,  1997 570,  1996 464,  1995 502,  1994 398,  1993 360
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