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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.

Cathleen is also pronounced similarly to Cathlene and Kathleyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Cataleen, Cataleena and Cathyleen.

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Popularity of Cathleen

Cathleen is a very popular first name for females (#657 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Cathleen name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Cathleen with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Cathleen name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Cathleen outside U.S.