Kathryn name meaning

Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: k(a)-thr-yn
Meaning: The Pure and Form of Catherine
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What does Kathryn mean?

Desirable and All time favorite unisex name Kathryn means "Virginal or Form of Catherine", used in Swedish, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish, German and English is originated from Old Greek. Kathryn is variation of prominent Karine.

Karine is form of preeminent Carina. Also Karine is a version of popular Karin. Karine is also form of lofty Karina. Karine is English and German cognate of Carine. Also Karine is equivalent of Cara in English language.

Karine is also form of Carine in English and German languages. Karine is also German equivalent of Carina. Karine is also form of Karen in French and Russian languages. Karine is also English form of Karina.

Of Old Greek, Latin and Italian origin, Admired and Evergreen Karine, Karine means "The Pure and Beloved".

How do I pronounce Kathryn?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Kathryn as k(a)-thr-yn. It can also be pronounced as kath-ryn.

Variants of Kathryn

Aikaterine, Cateline, Katharina, Karine, Carina, Karin, Karina, Carine, Cara, Karen, Caitlin, Cate, Catheryn, Catelynn, Catharina, Ecaterina, Caarina, Karena, Caron, Carin, Karolina, Oskarine, Carrine, Caira, Carry, Carola, Carolina, Caren, Karra, Anakaren, Karenlee, Caelyn, Katleen, Kaitlin, Katie

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How popular is the name Kathryn?

Kathryn was a very popular name in United States. Over 452994 babies have been given the moniker in 226 years. At its zenith in 1951, 8496 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 45th position.

However after 226 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still dominating the charts. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 50 baby names 12 times Also, Kathryn was among the popular names in England and Wales.

Since emerging in 1996 around 4678 babies have been given the moniker. At the peak of its usage in 1997, the moniker grabbed the 83rd spot and 635 baby girls were given the name.

However after 23 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 100 baby names 2 times

Kathryn used to be a common name in New South Wales, first appeared in 1952 and over 8138 babies have been given the name in 41 years.

At its zenith in 1965,. After 41 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Kathryn used to be a common name in Queensland, first appeared in 1960 and over 2900 babies have been given the name in 33 years.

At its zenith in 1965,. After 33 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Kathryn is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1964 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 1989, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 141 on girl names chart when 45 babies were named Kathryn. Over 1247 people have been named Kathryn in Ireland. Kathryn is an uncommon baby name in France where it had been in use since 1952 and peaked in 1954 when it ranked 775th.

Over 104 babies in France have been named Kathryn.

But Kathryn is a popular baby name in England where every 1 in 800 have the name as well as in, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Wales.

As per our research, over 520000 people has been named Kathryn globally.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018453692
2017424744
2016397829
20153191012
20142921111
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Kathryn in Nordic countries

CountriesWomen
First NameSecondary Name
Netherlands1022
Finland0136
Sweden11175
Norway752
Denmark630

Numerological aspects of Kathryn

You believe life's to have fun. You are dominant in your circle of friends. You need to open your mind to new suggestions, new opinions and start questioning what you believe. The only person you need to prove yourself is the person you see in the mirror every day. When it comes to relationships, you hate monogamy and easily fall in and out of love. Perhaps it's because you are so kind it makes selfish and evil people sick.

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  •  Ciril is used primarily in Spanish and Slavic, Ciril means "'Lord or Lord" is a baby boy name is originated from Old Greek
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  •  Bazil - Unorthodox Bazils origin is Old Greek and Arabic is chiefly used in Czech, Arabic and English is a baby boy name, meaning of Bazil is "Merciful, Royal or Kingly"
  •  Gillone - Meaning of Gillone is Epic or Shield is mainly used in Greek is originated from Greek
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Middle names for Kathryn

There are many loveable and recent middle names that are commonly paired with Kathryn.

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Famous people named Kathryn

  • Kathryn H. Kidd, American author
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  • Kathryn Carver, silent film actress from New York City
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  • Kathryn D. Sullivan, American geologist and a former NASA astronaut
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  • Kathryn C. Thornton, American scientist and a former NASA astronaut with over 975 hours
  • Kathryn Ann Clarke, American writer living in Ireland,
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  • Kathryn Frost, commander of the United States Army and Air Force Exchange Service
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  • Kathryn Roberts, English folk singer, from Barnsley
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  • Kathryn Sansone, American homemaker and personal trainer
  • Kathryn Calder, Canadian indie rock musician,
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  • Kathryn E. Granahan, American politician
  • Kathryn Finney, author, tech entrepreneur

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