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What does Cathryn mean?

Cathryn Pronunciation of Cathryn [cathryn] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Cathryn is "pure". Cathryn is a version of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Cathryn is also a form of Katherine (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).

Variations

Cathryn has 9 variants: Cathrine, Cathrinn, Cathryne, Cathrynn, Kathrene, Kathrine, Kathryn, Kathryne and Kathrynn.

66 more different relations via Catherine, Katherine: Caitrin, Caren, Carin, Caron, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Caryn, Carynn, Catalin, Catarina, Catarine, Caterina, Caterine, Catey, Cath, Catha, Catharin, Catharina, Catharine, Catharyna, Catharyne, Cathatyna, Cathe, Cathee, Catheirn, Cathelin, Cathenne, Catheren, Catherin, Catherina, Catherinn, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathi, Cathie, Cathirin, Cathiryn, Cathleen, Cathlene, Cathline, Cathlyne, Cathy, Cathye, Catreen, Catrin, Catrina, Catrine, Catryna, Caty, Karyn, Katharyn, Katharyne, Katherin, Katheryn, Katheryne, Katherynn, Kathirin, Kathiryn, Kathirynn, Kathleyn, Kathlyne, Kathrina, Kathy, Katrya and Katryna.

Creative forms:
(female) Calryn, Cathra, ..

(male) Cathby, Cathsen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cathryn Jewel (C.J.), ..

How popular is Cathryn?

Cathryn is a very popular first name for women (#939 out of 4276, Top 22%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Cathryn reached its top position of #507 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cathryn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cathryn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Caren, Carin, Caron, Caryn, Catarina, Catharine, Catherine (#179 in recent rankings), Cathern, Catheryn, Cathi, Cathie, Cathleen, Cathrine, Cathy, Catrina, Karyn, Katharyn, Katherin, Katherine (#84), Katheryn, Katheryne, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn (#319), Kathryne and Kathy (#1676) are the popular varying forms of Cathryn rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Cathryn was well-received among parents 7 decades ago (average #1002) and is now much less (#1787, 83%), with forms such as Katherine becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cathryn, Caren, Carin, Caron, Caryn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catarina, Catharine, Catherine, Cathern, Catheryn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cathi, Cathie, Cathleen, Cathrine, Cathy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catrina, Karyn, Katharyn, Katherin, Katherine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katheryn, Katheryne, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathryne, Kathy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Katherine, Kathryn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlyn, Calyn, Camaran, Cameran, Cameren, Cameron, Cameryn, Camren, Camrin, Camron, Camryn, Caralyn, Carilyn, Carlyn, Carolyn, Carry, Carryn, Cary, Caryl, Carys, Catelan, Catelyn, Catelynn, Cathia, Catlain, Catleen, Catlin, Catlyn, Catlynn, Caylyn, Corryn, Coryn, Daryn, Ethlyn, Farryn, Faryn, Kamryn, Karryn, Katelyn, Kathlyn, Katilyn, Katlyn, Larryn, Laryn, Lauryn, Maryn, Tamryn, Tarryn and Taryn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cathryn.

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