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Kathryn Meaning


What does Kathryn mean?

The name Kathryn is of English origin.

The meaning of Kathryn is "pure, chaste".

Kathryn is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Kat-hryn.

The Given Name Kathryn

Kathryn is a form of Katherine. See Katherine for further details.

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

Refined yet delightful, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Although often used, your bold little Kathryn, is sure to make it all her own.

Kathryn falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kathryn Bigelow, Kathryn Hahn, and Kathryn Morris.

Kathryn Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 453 in baby name popularity for girls with 692 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 425 in baby name popularity for girls with 746 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Kathryn Related Names

Kathryn is a form of Katherine.

Famous Kathryns

  • Kathryn Bigelow ~ Film Director
  • Kathryn Hahn ~ Actress
  • Kathryn Morris ~ Actress

Kathryn Numerology

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

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Kathryn.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Kathryn Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kathryn.

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