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What does Kathi mean?

Kathi Pronunciation of Kathi [kathi] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Kathi means "pure". Kathi is an alternate spelling of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kathi is also a variation of Katherine (Greek). Kathi is also used as a variation of Kathy (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Kathi has 12 variants: Catha, Cathee, Cathi, Cathie, Cathy, Cathye, Katha, Kathee, Kathey, Kathia, Kathie and Kathya.

79 more related forms via Catherine, Katherine, Kathy: Cadi, Cari, Carri, Cassi, Cat, Cate, Catey, Cath, Cathe, Cati, Catia, Catie, Cato, Catrin, Caty, Kaatje, Kait, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaitlin, Kaitrin, Kaity, Karen, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karri, Karrin, Karyn, Kas, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kass, Kassi, Kassia, Kassie, Kassy, Kasya, Kat, Kata, Katalin, Katchen, Kate, Katee, Katell, Katena, Katey, Kathe, Katherin, Kathirin, Kathiryn, Kathline, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn, Kati, Katia, Katica, Katie, Katina, Katka, Katla, Katline, Katria, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Katrya, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaye, Kaylin, Kit, Kitti, Kittie and Kitty.

Creative forms:
(female) Kiathi, Koethi, ..

(male) Kathir, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kathi Anabel (K.A.), ..

How popular is Kathi?

Kathi is a very popular first name for females (#1026 out of 4276, Top 24%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kathi was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #403 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Katherine (#84 in recent rankings), Catherine (#179), Kate (#222), Katie (#309), Kathryn (#319), Karen (#504), Kaylin (#619), Katrina (#1167), Kaitlin (#1347), Katy (#1547), Kathy (#1676), Kari (#1817), Katia (#1869), Kathrina, Kathrine, Kati, Katya, Kittie, Kitty, Kit, Kaye, Kathie, Kay, Katina, Cari, Karin, Karon, Karri, Cathy, Cathie, Cassi, Cate, Cathi, Karyn, Kassi, Carri, Kathey, Katherin, Kathe, Kassie, Katey and Kathia are the prominent related forms of Kathi listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Kathi reached its highest 6 decades ago (average #1129) and is now much reduced (#1666, 87.2% less usage), with forms like Kathrine becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathi, Cari, Carri, Cassi, Cate in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catherine, Cathi, Cathie, Cathy, Kaitlin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karen, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karyn, Kassi, Kassie, Kate, Katey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathe, Katherin, Katherine, Kathey, Kathia in U.S.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Similar Names

Kathi is alike in pronunciation to Cathia and Keitha. Other suggested similar names are Agathi, Kaci, Kadi, Kaeli, Kaethe, Kahli, Kai, Kaili, Kalei, Kali, Kalli, Kami, Kammi, Kandi, Kani, Kapri, Karli, Kasci, Kasha, Kasi, Kathlin, Katlin, Katrin, Katt, Kayci, Kaydi, Kayli, Kaysi, Kishi, Ruthi, Sachi and Tashi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kathi.

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