Although of Greek origin, from the ancient Aikaterine, the precise meaning of this is not known. Possibly derived from the ancient Greek goddess Hekate, or maybe from the Coptic for consecration, its meaning is diverse. What’s for certain is that this is a classic girl’s name radiates strength and confidence. A very versatile name, its nicknames include Kate, Katie and Kathy and the short and cool Kat, amongst others.
Rank in the year 2015
Katherine was ranked #200 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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