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What does Kathlene mean?

Kathlene Pronunciation of Kathlene [kath-lene] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the name Kathlene means "pure". Kathlene is an alternate spelling of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kathlene is also a form of Katherine (Greek). Kathlene is also used as a variant of Kathleen (Irish, Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Kathlene has 10 variants: Cathleen, Cathlene, Cathline, Cathlyne, Kathleyn, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlyn, Kathlyne and Kathlynn.

46 more relations via Catherine, Katherine, Kathleen: Cataline, Cateline, Cathaline, Cathee, Cathenne, Cathrine, Cathryne, Kataleen, Katalin, Katalina, Katchen, Katee, Katelle, Katena, Kathaleen, Kathaleya, Kathaleyna, Kathaline, Katharine, Katharyne, Kathee, Kathelina, Katheline, Katheryne, Kathie, Kathileen, Kathleena, Kathlena, Kathrene, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn, Kathryne, Kathrynn, Kathyleen, Kathyline, Kathylyne, Kathyrine, Katleen, Katlin, Katline, Katlyne, Katrena, Katriane, Katrien and Katrine.

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Middle name pairings:
Kathlene Rowan (K.R.), ..

How popular is Kathlene?

Kathlene is a very prominent first name for females (#1801 out of 4276, Top 42%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kathlene entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #1088 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Kathlene appearing in the Top 2000 are Katherine (#84 via latest list), Catherine (#179), Kathryn (#319), Katalina (#787), Kathleen (#830), Kathrina, Katrena, Katlin, Kathryne, Kathlyn, Kathrine, Kathie, Cathrine, Cathleen, Kathaleen, Katharine and Katheryne. Other forms, like Katchen, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Kathlene reached its highest 7 decades ago (average #950) and is now significantly lower (#1566, 82.6%), with versions like Kathie falling out of fashion. Katherine has been the most recognizable form, though Katalina has become trendy as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathlene, Catherine, Cathleen, Cathrine, Katalina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathaleen, Katharine, Katherine, Katheryne, Kathie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathleen, Kathlyn, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathryne, Katlin, Katrena in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kathlene is alike in pronunciation to Kathlinne. Other recommended names are Athene, Cailene, Carlene, Catline, Dalene, Darlene, Darylene, Earlene, Ethelene, Gaylene, Harlene, Jaylene, Kaelee, Kaelene, Kahle, Kahlei, Kahley, Kailee, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlinne (see Catherine), Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kaitlynne, Kalee, Kalen, Kalena, Kalene, Kallee, Karalee, Karaline, Karene, Karlen, Karlena, Karlene, Karline, Karlyne, Karoline, Karolyne, Katelan, Katelin, Kateline, Katelinn (see Katelyn), Katelyn, Katelynn, Katelynne, Kathe, Kathey, Katianne, Katlaina, Katlyn, Katlynn, Katlynne, Katreena, Kaylee, Kaylen, Kaylene, Kylene, Madalene, Madelene, Marilene, Marlene, Maylene, Natalee, Natalene, Nataline, Nathalee, Natilee, Paulene, Raelene, Raylene and Talene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kathlene.

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