Name Katherine

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Katherine

Katherine is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Katherine

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 away” (from ancient Greek “hekás/ἑκᾰ́ς”), but as well “torture” (from ancient Greek “aikíā/αἰκῐ́ᾱ”).

Pronunciation of Katherine

Variants of the name Katherine

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Name Statistic: Katherine is ranked #3021 overall ↓↓ -369

  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1696 ↓↓ -317
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1902 ↓↓ -376
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1954 ↓↓ -240
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2007 ↓ -64
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 2072 ↓↓ -109
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3807 ↑↑ 1986
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 3972 ↓ -9
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4268 ↓↓ -302
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 4473 ↓↓ -604
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 4645 ↓↓ -544
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4915 ↑↑ 1674
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 5789 ↓↓ -194
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 6316 ↓↓ -366
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 6631 ↑↑ 661
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 7739 ↓↓ -607
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8367 ↓↓ -414
  • 🇫🇷 France: 8413 ↓↓ -809
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 10501 ↑↑ 573
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 12200 ↓↓ -119


Name Katherine

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