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What does Kathyleen mean?

Kathyleen Pronunciation of Kathyleen [kathyleen] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Kathyleen is "pure". Kathyleen is a variant form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos.

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Kathyleen has 6 variants: Cathaleen, Cathaline, Cathelin, Cathyleen, Katheline and Kathileen.

8 more relations via Catherine: Cataleen, Cathleen, Kataleen, Kathee, Kathleen, Kathlene, Kathleyn and Katleen.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Kathyleen Emilie (K.E.), ..

How popular is Kathyleen?

Kathyleen is an unusual first name for women. Kathyleen is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Catherine (#179 in 2015), Cathleen, Kathleen (#830) and Kathlene are the prominent alternative forms of Kathyleen (outside Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Kathyleen was at its most widespread 7 decades ago (median #354) and is now significantly less (#1252, 93%), with versions such as Cathleen becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Kathyleen is alike in pronunciation to Kathaleen, Kathyline and Kathylyne. Other suggested similar names are Catleen, Cayleen, Darryleen (see Darlene), Etheleen, Gayleen, Jayleen, Kaileen, Kaitleen, Kaleen, Karaleen, Karleen, Katalin, Katelan, Katelin, Katelinn (see Katelyn), Katelyn, Katelynn, Kathaleya, Kathaleyna, Kathaline, Kathelina, Kathleena, Kathlena, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlinne, Kathlyn, Kathlyne, Kathlynn, Katilyn, Katlin, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn, Katlynne, Kaylee, Kayleen, Kayleena, Kaylen, Kyleen, Mayleen, Nataleen, Nathalee and Rayleen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kathyleen.

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