What does Kathryn mean?
Kathryn /kath-ryn/ as a girls' name. Kathryn's name origin is Greek, and Kathryn means "pure". Kathryn is a variant form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kathryn is also a form of Katherine (Greek).
Kathryn▼ has 62 more relations via Catherine, Katherine: Caryn▼, Catharin, Catharyna, Catharyne, Catheren, Catherin, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathirin, Cathiryn, Cathlyne, Cathy▼, Cathye, Catrin, Catryna, Kaitlyn▼, Kaitrin, Karen▼, Karin▼, Karon, Karrin, Karyn▼, Karynn, Katalin, Katarina▼, Katchen, Katerina, Katey, Katha, Katharine▼, Katharyn, Katharyne, Kathee, Katherin, Katherina, Katheryn▼, Katheryne, Katherynn, Kathi▼, Kathie▼, Kathirin, Kathiryn, Kathirynn, Kathleen▼, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathline, Kathlyne, Kathrina, Kathrinna, Kathy▼, Kathyrine, Katleen, Katrena, Katria, Katrien, Katrina▼, Katrine, Katrya, Katryna, Katy▼ and Katya.Kreatif forms:
(female) Kathby, Kathzy, ..
(male) Kathry, Kathton, ..
How popular is Kathryn?
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. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Kathryn for girls. Kathryn reached its highest position of #49 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #293 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Kathryn and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Kathryn (#293 from recent data) are Katherine (#83 from recent data), Kaitlyn (#158), Catherine (#170), Karen (#492), Kathleen (#674), Katrina (#1101), Katerina (#1180), Katarina (#1273), Katy (#1300), Kathy (#1547), Kathi, Kathlene, Kathie, Kathryne, Katya, Katrena, Katheryne, Kathrine, Kathrina, Katherin, Cathy, Karin, Cathryn, Cathrine, Cathern, Catheryn, Karon, Karyn, Caryn, Katherina, Katharyn, Katharine, Katey and Katheryn. Other forms, like Catharyne, are uncommon. These relations of Kathryn were popular as birth names in the 1950s (adoption of 6.3%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.7%, 89.3% less), with forms like Karen falling out of fashion.
Recommended names are Cameryn, Camryn, Carryn, Catelyn, Catlyn, Daryn, Ethlyn, Farryn, Faryn, Kaelyn, Kailyn▲, Kalyn▼, Kameren, Kamerin, Kameron, Kamlyn, Kamren, Kamrin, Kamron, Kamryn▲, Kamrynn, Kamyron, Karalyn, Karan, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karlyn, Karmyn, Karolyn, Karren, Karry, Karryl, Karryn, Kary, Karyl, Karyna, Karyne, Karys, Katelan, Katelin▼, Katelyn▼, Katelynn▼, Kathe, Kathey, Kathia, Kathlena, Kathlin, Kathlyn, Kathlynn, Kathya, Kathylyne (see Kathleen), Katilyn, Katiya, Katlin▼, Katlyn▼, Katlyne, Katlynn, Katrin, Katura, Kayelyn, Kaylyn, Kerryn, Keryn, Ketryna, Kitlyn, Koryn, Kotryna, Larryn, Laryn, Lauryn▼, Maryn, Tamryn, Tarryn and Taryn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kathryn.