What does Katie mean?
Katie /ka-tie/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced KAY-tee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Katie is "pure".
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: Kitie, Klatie. [more]
How 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)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Katie and affiliated names. Catherine (#170 in 2014), 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 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000. Forms like Katha are uncommon. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3914%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1918%, down 51%), with versions like Katia, Katie, Katy, Kaye and Kittie becoming somewhat outmoded. Kate (#207) is the most fashionable birth name in this list, and there is a rebound in birth name popularity for this name. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.