Kathleen - Meaning Of Kathleen, What Does Kathleen Mean?

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Kathleen Meaning


What does Kathleen mean, popularity, numerology and more.

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.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 674  in baby name popularity for girls with 418 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.


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

The names Kathlyn, Kathlynn are all forms of Kathleen.

Kathleen has the diminutive (nickname) Kathy.

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

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.

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

Kathleen Numerology
Kathleen in Hieroglyhics
Kathleen in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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