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What does Kati mean?

Kati Pronunciation of Kati [kati] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of Kati is "pure". Kati is an alternate form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kati is also a variation of Kate. Kati is also used as a derivative of Katherine (Greek) and Katie (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Kati has 24 variants: Caitey, Caitie, Caity, Catee, Catey, Cati, Catie, Cato, Caty, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaity, Kata, Katee, Katey, Katiya, Katy, Katya, Kittee, Kittey, Kitti, Kittie and Kitty.

72 more alternative forms via Catherine, Kate, Katherine, Katie: Cadi, Cait, Cari, Carin, Carri, Cass, Cassi, Cat, Cate, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathi, Cathie, Cathy, Catia, Catina, Catrin, Cay, Caye, Kaatje, Kaethe, Kait, Kaite, Kaitlin, Kaitrin, Karen, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karri, Karrin, Karyn, Kas, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kass, Kassi, Kassia, Kassie, Kassy, Kasya, Kat, Katalin, Katell, Katena, Katha, Kathe, Kathee, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Katia, Katica, Katilyn, Katina, Katinka, Katka, Katla, Katline, Katria, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Katrya, Katt, Kay, Kaydi, Kaye, Kaylin and Kit.

Creative forms:
(female) Kioti, Koti, ..

(male) Kasto, Kavin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kati Jaylee (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kati?

Kati is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2280 out of 4276, Top 53%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kati entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #801 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Kati are Katherine (#84 a year ago), Catherine (#179), Kate (#222), Katie (#309), Karen (#504), Kaylin (#619), Katrina (#1167), Kaitlin (#1347), Katy (#1547), Kathy (#1676), Kari (#1817), Katia (#1869), Kittie, Kitty, Kathie, Katilyn, Katina, Kathi, Katya, Kaye, Kit, Kay, Kathe, Cathy, Catina, Karin, Cathie, Cathi, Cate, Carri, Karon, Karri, Katey, Cassi, Cari, Kassie, Karyn, Kassi and Carin. Other forms, like Kata, are uncommon. These forms of Kati were popular as baby names in the 1960s (adoption of 5.1%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.6%, 87.8%), with versions like Kaye becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kati, Cari, Carin, Carri, Cassi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cate, Catherine, Cathi, Cathie, Cathy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catina, Kaitlin, Karen, Kari, Karin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karon, Karri, Karyn, Kassi, Kassie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kate, Katey, Kathe, Katherine, Kathi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathie, Kathy, Katia, Katie, Katilyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katina, Katrina, Katy, Katya, Kay in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaye, Kaylin, Kit, Kittie, Kitty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Kaitlin, Karen, Karin, Kate outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Katherine, Katie, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kati is pronounced similarly to Caiti. Other recommended names are Asti, Atti, Etti, Ka-, Kace, Kaci, Kacia, Kacie, Kacy, Kade, Kadi, Kadia, Kadie, Kady, Kaeli, Kahli, Kai, Kaia, Kaili, Kala, Kalei, Kali, Kalia, Kalie, Kalin, Kalli, Kaly, Kama, Kami, Kammi, Kandi, Kani, Kapri, Kara, Karie, Karis, Karli, Kary, Kasci, Kasi, Kasie, Kasy, Kathia, Katlin, Katrin, Kaya, Kayci, Kayli, Kaysi, Kazia, Keni, Keri, Kiani, Kiki, Kimi, Kiri, Kivi, Klari, Kodi, Kori, Kyli, Marti, Matti, Neti, Patti and Tati. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kati.

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