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Name Katherine

Meaning:maybe the pureTools:

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About the name Katherine in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Diminutives:Kitty, Nienke
Short forms:Kate, Kathy
US 2015 rank:#84     ... 82:Brianna, 83:Ruby, 84:Katherine, 85:Ashley, 86:Alexis ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Catherine, Cathérine, Katharine, Katherina, Kathrine, Catherina, Cathrine, Katerina, Katerina, Katerina     Details
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About Katherine, the group of names with the same origin as Katherine

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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Popularity lists that contain the name Katherine

SeriesGraphRankings
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 100,  2014 98,  2013 61,  2012 542008 76
Ecuador prevalence 2013 50
England+WalesGraph2004 100,  2003 87,  2002 85,  2001 78,  2000 71,  1999 59,  1998 54
England+Wales decadesGraph2004 100,  1994 45,  1984 291974 43,  1964 76
Peru prevalence 2015 48
ScotlandGraph2014 182,  2013 169,  2012 191,  2010 180,  2009 148,  2008 155,  2003 93,  2002 98,  2000 751999 87,  1998 83
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 37,  1990-1999 261980-1989 32,  1970-1979 55,  1960-1969 77
USA prevalence 1990 61
USA yearlyGraph2015 84,  2014 82,  2013 77,  2012 64,  2011 61,  2010 70,  2009 60,  2008 45,  2007 39,  2006 37,  2005 36,  2004 35,  2003 35,  2002 36,  2001 35,  2000 33,  1999 36,  1998 33,  1997 32,  1996 31,  1995 30,  1994 30,  1993 29
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