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Kathleen Meaning


What does Kathleen mean?

The name Kathleen is of Irish and English origin.

The meaning of Kathleen is "pure, chaste".

Kathleen is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Kat-hleen.

The Given Name Kathleen

Kathleen appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Kathleen is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kathleen MacLeod, Kathleen Quinlan, and Kathleen Turner.

Kathleen Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 894 in baby name popularity for girls with 301 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 872 in baby name popularity for girls with 312 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Kathleen Related Names

Variants of the name Kathleen include Cathleen, Kathleena, Kathlene.

The names Kathlyn, Kathlynn are all forms of Kathleen.

Kathleen has the diminutive (nickname) Kathy.

Famous Kathleens

  • Kathleen MacLeod ~ Basketball Player
  • Kathleen Quinlan ~ Actress
  • Kathleen Turner ~ Actress

Kathleen 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 Kathleen.

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Kathleen Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kathleen.

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