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What does Kathe mean?

Kathe Pronunciation of Kathe [kathe] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Kathe means "pure". Kathe is an alternate spelling of Kate: short variation of Katherine. Kathe is also a variation of Kathy (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Kathe has 1 variant: Kaethe.

19 more different relations via Kate, Kathy: Caitie, Cate, Catee, Catey, Cathie, Cathy, Catie, Kait, Kaite, Katee, Katey, Kathee, Kathey, Kathi, Kathia, Kathie, Kathya, Kati and Katie.

Creative forms:
(female) Kaythe, Khathe, ..

(male) Katin, Katon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kathe Lianna (K.L.), ..

How popular is Kathe?

Kathe is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2790 out of 4276, Top 65%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#121780 out of 150436, Top 81%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kathe entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #1468 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Cate, Cathie, Cathy, Kate (#222 in 2015), Katey, Kathey, Kathi, Kathia, Kathie, Kathy (#1676), Kati and Katie (#309) are the popular alternative forms of Kathe. Adoption of these forms of Kathe was more pronounced among parents during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 1.4%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.2%, 89% less), with forms like Kathi becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathe, Cate, Cathie, Cathy, Kate in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katey, Kathey, Kathi, Kathia, Kathie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathy, Kati, Katie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kathe is pronounced similarly to Cath and Cathe. Other suggested similar names are Agathe, Anthe, Faithe, Faythe, Ianthe, Kaatje, Kace, Kacee, Kacie, Kacye, Kade, Kadee, Kadie, Kahle, Kaitee, Kaitie, Kalae, Kalee, Kalie, Kalle, Karee, Karie, Kasee, Kasha, Kasie, Kasse, Kat, Kata, Katchen, Katha, Katia, Katka, Katla, Katt, Katy, Katya, Kayce, Kayde, Kaye, Kayle, Kayse, Lethe, Marthe, Olathe, Ruthe and Xanthe. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kathe.

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