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Katharine Meaning


What does Katharine mean?

The name Katharine is of English and German origin.

The meaning of Katharine is "pure, chaste".

Katharine is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ka-tha-rine.

The Given Name Katharine

Katharine is a variant of Katherine. See Katherine for further details.

Katharine is quite a unique name and a welcome find.

This great little girl name has a natural charm.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Katharine Drexel, and Katharine Hepburn.

Katharine Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,931 in baby name popularity for girls with 56 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,489 in baby name popularity for girls with 72 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Katharine sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Katharine Name Popularity Page.

Katharine Related Names

Katharine is a variant of Katherine.

Katharine has the diminutive (nickname) Kathe.

Famous Katharines

  • Katharine Drexel ~ Saint
  • Katharine Hepburn ~ Actress

Katharine Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Katharine.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Katharine Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Katharine.

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