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Meaning and name origin

Cate \c(a)-te\ as a girl's name has the meaning "pure" and is a variant of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Also a variant of Kate: short form of Katherine, also used as an independent name.

Cate has 6 variant forms: Cait, Cat, Kait, Kaite, Kat, Kit.

Cate is also pronounced similarly to Katt. Other suggested similar baby names are Cade, Cadee, Cadey, Cadi, Cadie, Cady, Cadye, Caitey, Caiti, Caitie, Caity, Catee, Catey, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathee, Cathi, Cathie, Cathy, Cathye, Cati, Catia, Catie, Cato, Caty, Caye and Tate.


Cate is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4882 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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