Name Katharine Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Katharine

7635

Katharine is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Katharine?

Katharine derived from the Greek name Aikaterine (Αἰκατερίνη), which derived from the Greek name Hekaterine (Ἑκατερινη) and from Hekate (Ἑκάτη), the Greek goddess of magic.

What does the name Katharine mean?

Katharine means “pure” (from ancient Greek “katharós/κᾰθᾰρός”), “each of the two” (from ancient Greek “hekáteros/ἑκᾰ́τερος”), “one hundred” (from ancient Greek “hekatón/ἑκᾰτόν”), “far off” (from ancient Greek “hekás/ἑκᾰ́ς”), but as well “torture” (from ancient Greek “aikíā/αἰκῐ́ᾱ”).

Pronunciation of Katharine

Variants of the name Katharine

Katarine

Popularity of the name Katharine

The name Katharine is ranked #7635 overall.

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