Cathleen name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 12th, 2023
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, Irish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Finnish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Cathleen c(a)-th-leen
Meaning: Purity and Clear
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What does Cathleen mean?

Meaning of Cathleen is Countess or Clear came from Old Greek used as a gender-neutral name is dominantly used in Danish, Swedish, English, Finnish, Irish and Norwegian. Cathleen is variation of frequently used and pious Caitlin.

Caitlin is version of eminent Karine. Caitlin is resulted from Catherine. Caitlin is Irish cognate of Katharina. Also Caitlin is English and Gaelic cognate of Catheline, an Old French Form of Katharina.

Caitlin means The Pure and Girls is of Old Greek origin. Cathleen is variation of celebrated Karine. Karine is a form of prevalent Carina. Also Karine is variation of preeminent Karin.

Karine is also variation of preeminent Karina. Karine is English and German cognate of Carine. Also Karine is equivalent of Cara in English language. Karine is also German and English cognate of Carine.

Karine is also German cognate of Carina. Karine is also form of Karen in French and Russian languages. Karine is also English cognate of Karina. Karine means Beloved, Pretty and The Pure is of Latin, Italian and Old Greek origin.

It is celebrated on 25th of November or the 29th of April.

How do I pronounce Cathleen?

The three syllabled name Cathleen is commonly pronounced as c(a)-th-leen.

Variants of Cathleen

Aikaterine, Cateline, Katharina, Caitlin, Karine, Caelyn, Katleen, Kaitlin, Carina, Karin, Karina, Carine, Cara, Karen, Cate, Catheryn, Catherine, Cahterine, Annacatherine, Catharina, Ecaterina

How popular is the name Cathleen?

Cathleen was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1896 around 29859 babies have been given the name. At the peak of its usage in 1956, it ranked 251st when 1156 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 123 years. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 500 baby names 30 times Cathleen is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it is still in use.

Also, in Ireland, it has been in use since 1965 and achieved its top most rank of 262 in 1965. During its 37 years of usage in France, it had made up to just the top 2000 girl names.

Over 265 babies in France have been named Cathleen.

Cathleen is a common name in South Africa, Germany, Philippines and England while somewhat familiar name in Canada, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Namibia and Australia.

At least, 40000 people globally have carried Cathleen as their given name according to our estimate.

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Cathleen in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Cathleen

Working harder than required is what you are known for. Travelling is your passion. You are the most self-motivated person you know. You always have the best ideas and persistence to realize each and one of them at work. You have to put your mind to realize your dream, plan each step on the way carefully and precisely, and don't stop trying until you do it. You want to travel the world and inspire people to do the same.

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Middle names for Cathleen

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Sibling Names for Cathleen

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Famous people named Cathleen

  • Cathleen Synge Morawetz, Canadian mathematician
  • Cathleen Nesbitt, English actress of stage, film and television
  • Cathleen Falsani, American journalist and author
  • Cathleen Schine, American author of several novels
  • Cathleen Rund, former backstroke and medley swimmer from Germany,
  • Cathleen Galgiani, American politician
  • Cathleen Tschirch, German sprinter who specialises in the 200 metres
  • Cathleen Martini, German bobsledder who has competed since 2000
  • Cathleen Summers in The Sandlot as Producer
  • Cathleen Lyons in O kloios as Actress
  • Cathleen Kaelyn in Sparks as Actress
  • Cathleen Bradley in About Adam as Actress
  • Cathleen Raymond in Seduce Me: Pamela Principle 2 as Actress
  • Cathleen Young in A Place for Annie as Writer
  • Cathleen Cordell in The Return of the Living Dead as Actress
  • Cathleen Mason in Crossroads as Actress
  • Cathleen Trigg in Enchanted as Actress
  • Cathleen Barnes is known for her acting in video Assimilate
  • In 1925 action and adventure movie, The Ace of Spades, Cathleen Calhoun characterized Parker Dice Ann.
  • Cathleen Gallagher characterized leading character of Casey McCan in 2000 romance flick Behind the Seams.
  • In 1987 drama flick, The Dead, Cathleen Delany played Aunt Julia.

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