Meaning and name origin
Kathleen▼ has 26 variant forms: Cathaleen, Cathaline, Cathleen▼, Kaitlin▼, Kaitlinn, Katha, Kathaleen, Kathaleya, Kathaleyna, Kathaline, Kathelina, Katheline, Kathleena, Kathlena, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlyn▼, Kathylyne, Kathlynn, Kathyline, Katleen, Katlin▼, Katline and Katlyne.
For more information, see also the related girl name Catherine.
Kathleen is a very popular first name for females (#36 out of 4276, Top 1%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#83102 out of 88799, Top 94%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kathleen for girls. Kathleen reached its highest rank of #15 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kathleen and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Katherine (#83), Catherine (#170), Kathleen (#674), Kathlyn, Katlin, Kathaleen, Cathleen and Kaitlin. (2014 statistics).