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What does Katleen mean?

Katleen Pronunciation of Katleen [katleen] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the name Katleen means "pure". Katleen is a variant form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Katleen is also a derivative of Katherine (Greek). Katleen is also used as a variation of Kathleen (Irish, Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Katleen has 9 variants: Caitlin, Caitlinn, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlinne, Kaitlyn, Katlin, Katline and Katlyne.

45 more different relations via Catherine, Katherine, Kathleen: Cataleen, Cataleena, Cathaleen, Cathee, Catheren, Cathern, Cathleen, Cathyleen, Catreen, Catreena, Kaitee, Karen, Kataleen, Katalin, Katchen, Kate, Katee, Katelijn, Katell, Katelle, Katena, Katey, Kathaleen, Kathee, Katherin, Katheryn, Kathie, Kathileen, Kathleena, Kathlena, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathlin, Kathlyn, Kathlynn, Kathrene, Kathryn, Kathyleen, Katie, Katla, Katlaina, Katrena, Katrien, Kaylin and Kittee.

Creative forms:
(female) Kitleen, ..


Middle name pairings:
Katleen Sutton (K.S.), ..

How popular is Katleen?

Katleen is an uncommon given name for females. Katleen is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Katleen (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Caitlin (#609 via latest list), Catherine (#179), Cathern, Cathleen, Kaitlin (#1347), Kaitlyn (#197), Karen (#504), Kate (#222), Katey, Kathaleen, Katherin, Katherine (#84), Katheryn, Kathie, Kathleen (#830), Kathlene, Kathlyn, Kathryn (#319), Katie (#309), Katlin, Katrena and Kaylin (#619). Other variants, like Kathee, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Katleen was at its most widespread 55 years ago (adoption of 5.1%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.8%, down 84.1%), with versions such as Karen becoming less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Catherine, Cathern, Cathleen, Kaitlin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Karen, Kate, Katey, Kathaleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katherin, Katherine, Katheryn, Kathie, Kathleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathlene, Kathlyn, Kathryn, Katie, Katlin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katrena, Kaylin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Catherine, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Karen outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kate, Katherine, Kathleen, Kathryn, Katie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Katleen is pronounced similarly to Catlain, Catleen, Catlin, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitleen, Kaitlynn, Katlyn, Katlynn, Katlynne and Kitlyn. Other recommended names are Caileen, Caleen, Carleen, Cayleen, Darleen, Earleen, Faeleen, Gayleen, Harleen, Jaeleen, Jakleen, Jasleen, Jayleen, Kaelee, Kailee, Kaileen, Kalee, Kaleen, Kaleena, Kalen, Kallee, Karaleen, Kareen, Karlee, Karleen, Karlein (see Caroline), Karlen, Katelan, Katelin, Katelinn (see Katelyn), Katelyn, Katelynn, Katilyn, Katreena, Kaylee, Kayleen, Kayleena, Kaylen, Kelleen, Kolleen, Kyleen, Marleen, Mayleen, Nataleen, Pauleen, Raeleen, Rayleen and Taleen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Katleen.

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