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Catherine Meaning

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What does Catherine mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Catherine is of Greek , English and French origin.

The meaning of Catherine is "pure, chaste".  

Catherine is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 9 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ca-the-rine.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 172  in baby name popularity for girls with 1840 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Catherine Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Catherine has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Catherine to other names.

 
   
Catherine is a form of the name Katherine.

Variants of the name Catherine include Cathryn.

Catherine has the diminutive (nickname) Cathy.

Catherine falls into the classic name category.

   
Would you like to fingerspell the name Catherine in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Catherine in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Catherine in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Catherine Numerology page.

Catherine Numerology
Catherine in Hieroglyhics
Catherine in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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