What does Kat mean?
Kat [kat] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and Kat means "pure". Kat is an alternate form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kat is also a variation of Katherine (Greek). Kat is also used as a variation of Katie (Greek).
62 more alternative forms via Catherine, Katherine, Katie: Cadi, Caity, Cari▼, Cass, Catey, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathi, Cathy▼, Cati, Catia, Catie, Cato, Caty, Cay, Caye, Kaatje, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaity, Karen▼, Kari▼, Karin▼, Karon, Karri, Karyn▼, Kas, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kass, Kassi, Kassy, Kasya, Kata, Katee, Katell, Katena, Katey, Katha, Kathee, Kathi▼, Kathie▼, Kathy▼, Kati, Katia, Katica, Katina▼, Katiya, Katka, Katla, Katria, Katrya, Katy▼, Katya, Kay▼, Kaydi, Kaye▼, Kitti and Kitty▼.Creative forms:
(female) Kaat, Khat, ..
(male) Kaer, Kar, .. Middle name pairings:
Kat Chloe (K.C.), ..
How popular is Kat?
Kat is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#129619 out of 150436, Top 86%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Cari, Cate, Catherine (#179 via latest list), Cathi, Cathy, Karen (#504), Kari (#1817), Karin, Karon, Karri, Karyn, Kassi, Kate (#222), Katey, Katherine (#84), Kathi, Kathie, Kathy (#1676), Kati, Katia (#1869), Katie (#309), Katina, Katy (#1547), Katya, Kay, Kaye, Kit and Kitty are the popular alternative forms of Kat (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Kat reached its peak in the 1960s (median #911) and is now significantly reduced (#1650, 88.4% less usage), with forms like Kitty becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)