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Name Katharine

Meaning:maybe the pureTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Katharina, Katherine, Kathrine, Catharina, Catherine, Cathérine, Cathrine, Katarina, Katherina, Kathrin     Details
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About Katherine, the group of names with the same origin as Katharine

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

Popularity lists that contain the name Katharine

USA decadesGraph1990-1999 436,  1980-1989 338
USA yearlyGraph2006 904,  2005 841,  2004 788,  2003 697,  2002 808,  2001 728,  2000 667,  1999 706,  1998 548,  1997 571,  1996 541,  1995 520,  1994 467,  1993 389