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

3294

Katherine is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Katherine?

The English name Katherine 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 Katherine mean?

Katherine 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 Katherine

Variants of the name Katherine

Catherine

Popularity of the name Katherine

The name Katherine is ranked #3294 overall.

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