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What does Kathileen mean?

Kathileen Pronunciation of Kathileen as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Kathileen means "pure". Kathileen is a version of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kathileen is also a variation of Katherine (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Kathyleen, Katheline, Cathyleen, Cathelin, Cathaline, Cathaleen

RELATED FORMS VIA CATHERINE, KATHERINE Cataleen, Cathleen, Kataleen, Kathee, Kathie, Kathirin, Kathiryn, Kathirynn, Kathleen, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Katleen, Katrien



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How popular is Kathileen?

Kathileen is an uncommon given name for females. Kathileen is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Catherine (#204 A YEAR AGO), Cathleen, Katherine (#112), Kathie, Kathleen (#894) and Kathlene are the prominent variation forms of Kathileen (NOT RANKED). Other forms, like Kathyleen, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Kathileen was well-received 7 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 2.17%) and is now much less (ADOPTION 0.26%, 87.8%). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Kathileen is alike in pronunciation to Kathaleen. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bathilde, Caileen, Carileen (see Caroline), Catleen, Etheleen, Kailee, 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, Kathyline (see Kathleen), Kathylyne (see Kathleen), Katilyn, Katlin, Katline, Katlyn, Katlynn, Kayleen, Mathilde, Nataleen, Nathalee and Natilee. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kathileen.

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