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Kate Meaning


What does Kate mean?

The name Kate is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Kate is "pure, chaste".

Kate is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Kate.

The Given Name Kate

Kate is a diminutive of Katherine. See Katherine for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Kate, is one of timelessness and sparkle.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Alternate names include Cate.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kate Beckinsale, and Kate Burton.

Kate Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 285 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,156 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 275 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,166 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Kate has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Kate Name Popularity Page.

Kate Related Names

Kate is a diminutive of Katherine.

Variants of the name Kate include Cate.

Famous Kates

  • Kate ~ 2 hurricanes
  • Kate Beckinsale ~ Actress
  • Kate Burton ~ Actress
  • Kate Hudson ~ Actress
  • Kate Jackson ~ Actress
  • Kate Mulgrew ~ Actress
  • Kate Nickleby ~ Nicholas Nickleby character
  • Kate O'Mara ~ Actress
  • Kate Upton ~ Actress
  • Kate Walsh ~ Actress
  • Kate Winslet ~ Actress

Kate Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Kate.

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Kate Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kate in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kate.

Just for fun, see the name Kate 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 Kate in Nautical Flags page.