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Cathleen meaning and name origin

Cathleen \c(a)-th-leen\ as a girl's name is pronounced kath-LEEN. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Cathleen is "pure". From Caitlin; variant spelling of Kathleen.

Cathleen has 4 variant forms: Cathaleen, Catleen, Catline and Catlin.

For more information, see also related names Catherine and Katherine.

Baby names that sound like Cathleen are Cathyleen and Cataleen.

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Popularity of Cathleen

Cathleen is a very popular first name for women (#657 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Cathleen compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Cathleen only.

Popularity of name Cathleen
Popularity of Cathleen