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Kata

What does Kata mean?

Kata Pronunciation of Kata [ka-ta] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Kata means "pure". Kata is a variant form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kata is also a derivative of Katherine (Greek). Kata is also used as a variation of Katie (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).

Variations

Kata has 23 variants: Caitey, Caitie, Caity, Catey, Cati, Catie, Cato, Caty, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaity, Katee, Katey, Kati, Katiya, Katy, Katya, Kittee, Kittey, Kitti, Kittie and Kitty.

62 more relations via Catherine, Katherine, Katie: Cadi, Cait, Cari, Cass, Cat, Cate, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathi, Cathy, Catia, Catina, Cay, Caye, Kaatje, Kait, Karen, Karena, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karri, Karyn, Kas, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kass, Kassi, Kassia, Kassy, Kasya, Kat, Katalin, Kate, Katell, Katena, Katenka, Katha, Kathee, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Katia, Katica, Katina, Katinka, Katka, Katla, Katrena, Katria, Katrina, Katrya, Katryna, Katt, Katuska, Kay, Kaydi, Kaye, Kit and Rina.

Creative forms:
(female) Kayta, Kita, ..

(male) Katar, Katis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kata Julianna (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kata?

Kata is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#43708 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Kata (not in Top 2000) are Katherine (#84 in recent rankings), Catherine (#179), Kate (#222), Katie (#309), Karen (#504), Katrina (#1167), Katy (#1547), Kathy (#1676), Kari (#1817), Katia (#1869), Katina, Katrena, Kay, Kitty, Rina, Kittie, Kit, Kati, Kaye, Katya, Kathi, Karena, Karin, Catina, Cathy, Cathi, Karon, Karri, Cari, Cate, Katey, Kassi, Karyn and Kathie. Other forms, like Katt, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Kata was common in the 1960s (adoption of 5.1%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 0.6%, 88%), with versions like Katherine falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cari, Cate, Catherine, Cathi, Cathy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catina, Karen, Karena, Kari, Karin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karon, Karri, Karyn, Kassi, Kate in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katey, Katherine, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kati, Katia, Katie, Katina, Katrena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katrina, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaye in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kit, Kittie, Kitty, Rina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Karen, Karin, Kate, Katherine outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kata is pronounced similarly to Caiti, Catee and Queta. Other recommended names are Agata, Alta, Amata, Asta, Beta, Elata, Esta, Etta, Grata, Ita, Ka-, Kaala, Kaara, Kace, Kaci, Kade, Kadi, Kadia, Kady, Kaela, Kahla, Kaia, Kaira, Kaite, Kala, Kalae, Kalah, Kalea, Kali, Kaly, Kama, Kamea, Kara, Karas, Karita, Karla, Karna, Karra, Kary, Kasha, Kasy, Kathe, Kathia, Kathya, Katura, Kaya, Kayla, Keana, Kena, Keva, Kia, Kiana, Kiba, Kira, Kitra, Kiva, Kyra, Lata, Lita, Marta, Mata, Meta, Nata, Neta, Nita, Reta, Rita, Santa, Uta, Zeta, Zlata and Zyta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kata.

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