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What does Katharyn mean?

Katharyn Pronunciation of Katharyn [katharyn] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Katharyn means "pure". Katharyn is a variant form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Katharyn is also a variation of Katherine (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Katharyn has 19 variants: Catharin, Catharine, Catharyne, Catheren, Catherin, Catherinn, Catheryn, Cathirin, Cathiryn, Katharine, Katharyne, Katherin, Katheryn, Katheryne, Katherynn, Kathirin, Kathiryn, Kathirynn and Kathyrine.

24 more alternative forms via Catherine, Katherine: Catharina, Catharyna, Cathatyna, Cathern, Cathryn, Cathryne, Cathrynn, Karyn, Katalin, Katarina, Katha, Katherina, Kathleen, Kathleyn, Kathlyne, Kathrene, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn, Kathryne, Kathrynn, Kathy, Katrya and Katryna.

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Middle name pairings:
Katharyn Lexi (K.L.), ..

How popular is Katharyn?

Katharyn is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3710 out of 4276, Top 87%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Katharyn entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #1192 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Katharyn appearing in the Top 2000 are Katherine (#84 from current records), Catherine (#179), Kathryn (#319), Kathleen (#830), Katarina (#1349), Kathy (#1676), Katheryne, Katheryn, Kathrine, Kathryne, Kathrina, Katherin, Cathryn, Catheryn, Cathern, Karyn, Katharine, Catharine and Katherina. Usage of these relations of Katharyn was common 7 decades ago (average #1065) and has become much less since (#1621, 87% less usage), with versions like Karyn going out of style.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cathryn, Karyn, Katarina, Katharine, Katherin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katherina, Katherine, Katheryn, Katheryne, Kathleen in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Kaitrin, Kamryn, Karalyn, Karryn, Katelyn, Katerina, Kathaleen, Kathaleya, Kathaleyna, Kathaline, Kathey, Kathlin, Kathlyn, Kathlynn, Kathrinna, Kathya, Kathylyne (see Kathleen), Katilyn, Katlyn, Katrena, Katrien, Katrin, Katrina, Katrine, Ketryna, Kithara, Kotryna, Nathaly and Sharyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Katharyn.

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