What does Kathleen mean?
Variant of Katherine. First used outside of Ireland in the 1840s. Actress Kathleen Turner.
Kathleen▼ has 26 variants: Cathaleen, Cathaline, Cathleen▼, Kaitlin▼, Kaitlinn, Katha, Kathaleen, Kathaleya, Kathaleyna, Kathaline, Kathelina, Katheline, Kathleena, Kathlena, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlyn▼, Kathlynn, Kathyline, Kathylyne, Katleen, Katlin▼, Katline and Katlyne.
Affiliated girl name: Catherine.
Kathleen▼ has 22 more related forms via Katherine: Cataleen, Cataleena, Cathee, Catreen, Kataleen, Katalin, Katchen, Katee, Katelle, Katharyn, Kathee, Katherin, Katheryn▼, Kathie▼, Kathileen, Kathirin, Kathiryn, Kathlyne, Kathrene, Kathryn▼, Kathrynn and Katrien.Kreatif forms: Karthleen, Kathleenney, Kathleenni. [more]
How popular is Kathleen?
Kathleen is a very popular first name for females (#36 out of 4276, Top 1%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#109328 out of 150436, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Kathleen for girls. Kathleen reached its apex position of #15 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is at #674 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Kathleen and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Kathleen (#674 2 years ago) are Katherine (#83 2 years ago), Catherine (#170), Kathryn (#293), Katlin, Kathlyn, Katheryn, Cathleen, Kaitlin, Kathaleen and Kathie. Other forms, like Kataleen, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Kathleen was common among parents during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4914%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.2527%, down 48.6%). (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)