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Catherine meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Catherine No. of characters: 9 Gender: GirlOrigin: Old Greek French English
How to pronounce Catherine ca-théri-ne What does my name mean?
Meanings: French form of Katharina (meaning: the Pure). Namesake: Catherine Deneuve, French actress. Maybe The Pure

Catherine was ranked 897 in 2007 list of US boys name and dropped by 2.28% from its previous ranking of 877 in 2005. Catherine was ranked 188 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 7.43% from its previous ranking of 175 in 2015.

Full form of Catherine : Cultured Authoritative Trustworthy Humble Extroverted Righteous Intuitive Nurturing Efficient

Catherine is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 263 in 2015. Around 7592 people wear Catherine as their first name. Catherine is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Catherine is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular female name since 1880 and ranked 178 in 2015 in US. Around 657385 people wear Catherine as their first name. Catherine is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare boy name since 1884 and ranked 178 in 2015 in US. Only 657385 people have Catherine as their first name. At the peak of Catherine popularity in 1956 it was given to about 0.287035% of US Girls babies and ranked 28 in 4204010 newborns while On the lowest point of Catherine in 1887 it was wore by only 0.001889% of new born Boys and ranked 203 out of 264737 babies in US. Catherine is not a native United States and Catherine may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. Catherine is given to around 0.183893% of newborns during 1880 to 2015, according to the USSA.

Complete history of Catherine
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Expression number of Catherine is 11.

Catherine have high energy levels, just like a child. Catherine are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Catherine are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities.

Names that rhyme with Catherine Adrine, Aigue-Marine, Alderine, Alexandrine, Algerine, Almarine, Amaurine, Ambrine, Andrine, Annacatherine, Annakatherine, Anne-Catherine, Annie-Catherine, Arine, Artherine, Arthurine, Astérine, Atherine, Autherine, AzurineFamous people named Catherine
Catherine Holland in Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story as Actress
Catherine Neilson in White Hunter Black Heart as Actress
Catherine Dale Owen in The Rogue Song as Actress
Catherine Towne in The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations as Actress
Catherine Corpeny in Three's a Crowd as Actress
Catherine Cox in The Edge of Night as Actress
Catherine Erhardy in The Musketeer as Actress
Catherine Nastasi in King's Heart as Actress
Catherine Robbe-Grillet in L'homme qui ment as Actress
Catherine Chevron in The Truth About Charlie as Actress
Catherine Bach, actress
Catherine Deneuve, actress,producer
Catherine Keener, actress,producer
Catherine McCormack, actress,director,writer
Catherine O'Hara, actress,writer,producer
Catherine Zeta-Jones, actress
Catherine Davis, actress
Catherine Ircha, art director
Catherine Avril Morris, actress
Catherine Bell, actress,producer
Catherine McCord, actress
Catherine Moss, actress
Catherine Oxenberg, actress,producer
Catherine Abecassis, actress,director,writer
Catherine Adair, costume designer,costume department
Catherine Adda, sound department
Names like Catherine Catacvs, Catalaya, Cataldo, Catalea, Cataleah, Cataleia, Catalen, Catalena, Catalène, Cataleya, Cataleyah, Catalia, Catalin, Catalina, Cataline, Catalino, Cataliyah, Catalya, Catalyn, Catalyna
Catherine Namesakes Comments :Catherine is a French and English female first name of Greek origin, Aikaterinê , the first Roman Christians were attached to the Greek word katharos "pure", hence the spelling Catharina Latin name corresponding. Catherine is the French equivalent to German Katharina. The name owes its popularity to the martyr Catherine of Alexandria which is based on Mount Sinai; this is the patron of philosophers. Variants and Diminutives: Caitrin, Catalina, Catarina, Cateline, Caterina, Catharine, Catheline, Cathie, Cathy , Catriona, Ekaterina, Katarina, Katel, Katell, Katelle, Katerina, Katharina, Katharine, Katherina, Katherine, Kathryn, Kathy, Katie, Katia, Katrine, Katy - Reita Valdes
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Other variants of Catherine :Aikaterine Katalin Kattalin Katsiaryna Katarin Katell Ekaterina Katerina Caterina Katarina Ina Kata Kate Katica Tina Kateřina Katka Cathrine Kathrine Katrine Caja Carina Kaja Karen Karin Karina Katharina Katja Trine Catharina Katelijn Katelijne Katrien Katrijn Katrina Cato Katinka Rina Rini Riny Tineke Trijntje Kadri Katariina Katrin Kaia Kaisa Kati Riina Triinu Katriina Iina Kaarina Kaija Katri Nienke Nine Nynke Catarina Ekaterine Eka Katherina Cathrin Catrin Katarine Katharine Käthe Kathrin Katina Kakalina Kalena Kateri Katalinka Kató Kitti Caitlín Caitlin Caitríona Cathleen Catriona Kathleen Cáit Caitria Catrina Ríona Kotryna Katrė Cateline Kari Karine Katarzyna Kasia Cátia Cătălina Catina Ecaterina Jekaterina Yekaterina Katenka Katia Katya Caitrìona Katarína Catalina Catrine Cajsa Carin Kai Kaj Kajsa Kateryna Cadi  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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