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What does Kaethe mean?

Kaethe Pronunciation of Kaethe [kaethe] as a name for girls is an alternate form of Kate: short variant of Katherine.


Kaethe has 1 variant: Kathe.

10 more alternative forms via Kate: Caitie, Cate, Catee, Catie, Kait, Kaite, Katee, Katey, Kati and Katie.

Creative forms:
(female) Keithe, Kothe, ..

(male) Kaeke, Kaesh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kaethe Halle (K.H.), ..

How popular is Kaethe?

Kaethe is an uncommon given name for women. Kaethe is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Kaethe (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Cate, Kate (#222 the previous year), Katey, Kathe, Kati and Katie (#309). Usage of these forms of Kaethe was more pronounced 35 years ago (average #1135) and has become significantly reduced since (#1421, down 76%), with the version Katie becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cate, Kate, Katey, Kathe, Kati, Katie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kate, Katie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kaethe is alike in pronunciation to Cath and Cathe. Other suggested similar names are Faithe, Faythe, Grethe, Ianthe, Kaatje, Kade, Kadee, Kadie, Kaedee, Kaelee, Kaelie, Kaidee, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaity, Kat, Kata, Katha, Kathee, Kathey, Kathi, Kathia, Kathie, Kathy, Kathya, Katia, Katt, Katy, Katya, Kayde, Kaydee, Keitha, Kittee, Kittie, Lethe, Marthe and Xanthe. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaethe.

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