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Girl Name: Katharine

Name: Katharine
Pronunciation: \k(a)-thari-ne, kath(a)-rine\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: pure
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Kathyrine, Kathrine, Katharyne, Catharine
Similar Names: Kathaline, Katrine, Kathryne, Kathline, Katherina, Katherin, Katheline, Katharyn, Katarina, Cathrine, Catharyne, Catharina, Catharin, Cathaline, Catarine, Kathrina, Kathrene, Kathirin, Katheryne, Kathyline
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 661

Description

Katharine \k(a)-thari-ne, kath(a)-rine\ as a girl's name is a variant of Catherine (Greek) and Katherine (Greek), and the meaning of Katharine is "pure".

The baby name Katharine sounds like Kathyrine, Kathrine, Katharyne and Catharine. Other similar baby names are Kathaline, Katrine, Kathryne, Kathline, Katherina, Katherin, Katheline, Katharyn, Katarina, Cathrine, Catharyne, Catharina, Catharin, Cathaline, Catarine, Kathrina, Kathrene, Kathirin, Katheryne and Kathyline.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Katharine.

Popularity

Katharine is a very popular first name for women (#661 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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