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What does Kathryn mean?

Kathryn \k(a)-thr-yn, kath-ryn\ as a girls' name. Kathryn's name origin is Greek, and Kathryn means "pure". Kathryn is a variant of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Kathryn is also a form of Katherine (Greek).


Variations

Kathryn has 9 variants: Cathrine, Cathrinn, Cathryn, Cathryne, Cathrynn, Kathrene, Kathrine, Kathryne and Kathrynn.

Kathryn has 18 more related variations via Catherine, Katherine: Catheryn, Cathiryn, Karyn, Katharyn, Katharyne, Katherin, Katheryn, Katheryne, Katherynn, Kathirin, Kathiryn, Kathirynn, Kathleyn, Kathlyne, Kathrina, Kathy, Katrya and Katryna.


Popularity

Kathryn is a very prominent first name for females (#82 out of 4276, Top 2%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Kathryn for girls. Kathryn reached its highest position of #50 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #293 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kathryn name in U.S.

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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Kathryn and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Kathryn (#293 last year) are Katherine (#83 last year), Catherine (#170), Kathryne, Kathy, Kathrine, Katheryn, Cathryn, Karyn and Cathrine. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5251%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.2454%, down 53.3%), with forms like Kathryn, Karyn, Cathrine, Cathryn and Kathrine falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Catherine, Cathrine, Cathryn, Karyn, Katherine, Katheryn, Kathrine, Kathryn, Kathryne, Kathy in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Kathlyn and Katrin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kathryn.

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