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pinWhat does Katie mean?

Katie /ka-tie/ as a girls' name is pronounced KAY-tee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Katie is "pure".

Popular English short form of Katherine. Film director Katt Shea Rubin. See also Kady.


Katie has 16 variants: Kat, Kata, Kate, Katee, Katey, Kati, Katia, Katianne, Katilyn, Katinka, Katiya, Katt, Katy, Katya, Kaydee and Kaydi.

Affiliated girl name: Catherine.

Katie has 31 more related forms via Kady, Katherine: Cate, Cathie, Cati, Catie, Kaatje, Kadee, Kadi, Kadia, Kadie, Kait, Kaitee, Kaitie, Kari, Karin, Kasia, Kassie, Katha, Kathee, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Katica, Katina, Katka, Katla, Katline, Katria, Katrien, Katrine, Kaye and Kittie.

Kreatif forms: Kamtie, Klatie, Kotie. [more]

pinHow popular is Katie?

Katie is a very prominent first name for females (#193 out of 4276, Top 4%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#148244 out of 150436, Top 99%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Katie for girls. Katie reached its apex position of #43 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #280 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Katie and affiliated names. Catherine (#170 2 years ago), Cathie, Kari, Karin, Kassie, Kate (#207), Katherine (#83), Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Kati, Katia, Katina, Katy, Kaye and Kittie are the popular variation forms of Katie (#280 2 years ago) appearing in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Katha, are uncommon. These relations of Katie were popular with parents during the years 1970-1979 (average #608) and are somewhat less widespread today (#808, down 51%). Katherine has historically been preferred by parents, although Kate seems to be getting popular too, while versions such as Katia, Katie, Katy, Kaye and Kittie have become less contemporary. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Katie, Catherine, Cathie, Kari, Karin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kassie, Kate, Katherine, Kathi, Kathie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kathy, Kati, Katia, Katina, Katy in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaye, Kittie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Katie, Catherine, Karin, Kate, Katherine outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Katie is alike in pronunciation to Caitie and Catee. Other recommended similar baby names are Kacie, Kade, Kaethe, Kaite, Kalie, Karie, Kasie, Kathe, Kathey, Kathia, Kayde, Kodie and Tatie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Katie.