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Subject: Re: That is downright Wrong
Author: flavia   (Authenticated as flavia)
Date: September 15, 2004 at 11:44:06 AM
Reply to: That is downright Wrong by Lala
Because the Romans mistakenly thought Katharine came from "katharos", they used it with that meaning. Meanings can (truly) change even through mistakes. So I don't think it's incorrect to say Katharine means "pure".. it did to the Romans! I think it just depends on how far back in the name's history you want to go.

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