What does Kate mean?
Kate /kate/ as a girls' name. Short form of Katherine, also used as an independent name. Writer Kate Chopin; actresses Kate Capshaw, Kate Jackson, Kate Nelligan, Kate Hudson, Kate Beckinsale, Kate Winslet; German artist Kaethe Kollwitz; designer Kate Spade; model Kate Moss.
Affiliated girl name: Catherine.
Kate▲ has 64 more relations via Katherine: Caity, Caren▼, Cari▼, Cass, Cat, Cathee, Cathie▼, Cathy▼, Cathye, Cati, Caty, Cay, Caye, Kaatje, Kaitee, Kaitie, Kaity, Karen▼, Karena, Kari▼, Karin▼, Karon▼, Karri, Karyn▼, Kas, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kass, Kassi, Kassie▼, Kasya, Kat, Kata, Katchen, Katell, Katelle, Katena, Katenka, Katha, Kathee, Kathi▼, Kathie▼, Kathy▼, Katica, Katina, Katka, Katla, Katleen, Katline, Katrena, Katria, Katrien, Katrine, Katrya, Katy▼, Katya, Kay▼, Kaye▼, Kit, Kittey, Kitti, Kittie▼ and Kitty▼.Kreatif forms: Keete, Keite. [more]
How popular is Kate?
Kate is a very prominent first name for females (#464 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#56826 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Kate for girls. Kate entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #97 in the U.S. then, and is at #207 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Kate and related names. Prominent variation forms of Kate (#207 from recent data) ranked in the Top 1000 are Caren, Cari, Catherine (#170 from recent data), Cathie, Cathy, Kaitlin, Karen (#492), Kari, Karin, Karon, Karri, Karyn, Kassie, Katherine (#83), Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Kati, Katie (#280), Katina, Katy, Kay, Kaye, Kittie and Kitty. Other forms, like Katla, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Kate was at its peak during the years 1950-1959 (median #581) and is somewhat lower today (#855, down 65.4%). Katherine is more widely used than the rest, although Kate appears to be becoming a favorite too, while versions such as Kay are now less popular.
Thinking of names?
Kate▲ is alike in pronunciation to Katt. Other recommended similar baby names are Agate, Beate, Ka-, Kace, Kacee, Kacey▼, Kaci▼, Kacie▼, Kacy, Kacye, Kade, Kadee, Kadi, Kadie, Kady, Kahle, Kai, Kaia▲, Kaitey, Kala▼, Kalae, Kalea, Kalee, Kalei, Kalen, Kaley▼, Kali▲, Kalie, Kalle, Kaly, Kama, Kamea, Kameo, Kami▼, Kani, Kara▲, Karee, Karel, Karie, Kary, Kasee, Kasey▼, Kasi, Kasie, Kasse, Kasy, Kathey, Katia▼, Kaya▼, Kayce, Kayde, Kayle, Kayse, Kine, Kloe, Kore, Kyle▼, Marte, Patte, Tate, Tayte, Ute and Utte. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kate.