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GenderFeminine & Masculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.KAT
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of CATHERINE. It can also be a nickname from the English word for the animal.
VariantsCathy, Kate, Kit, Kitty, Cate
DiminutivesKatey, Katie, Katy, Kaety, Katee
Other Languages & CulturesAikaterine Ancient Greek Katalin, Kattalin Basque Katsiaryna Belarusian Katarin, Katell Breton Ekaterina, Katerina, Katia, Katya Bulgarian Caterina Catalan Katarina, Kata, Kate, Katica, Tina Croatian Kateřina, Katka Czech Cathrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Caja, Ina, Kaja, Karen, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja, Trine Danish Catharina, Katelijn, Katelijne, Katrien, Katrijn, Katrina, Cato, Ina, Karin, Katinka, Katja, Rina, Rini, Riny, Tina, Tineke, Trijntje Dutch Kadri, Katariina, Katrin, Kaia, Kaisa, Kaja, Kati, Riina, Triinu Estonian Katariina, Katriina, Iina, Kaarina, Kaija, Kaisa, Karin, Kata, Kati, Katja, Katri, Riina Finnish Catherine, Carine, Karine French Nienke, Nine, Nynke Frisian Catarina Galician Ekaterine, Eka Georgian Katharina, Katherina, Katrin, Katrina, Cathrin, Catrin, Ina, Karen, Karin, Karina, Katarina, Katarine, Katharine, Käthe, Kathrin, Katinka, Katja German Aikaterini, Ekaterini, Katerina, Katina, Kaiti, Keti Greek Kakalina, Kalena Hawaiian Kateri History Katalin, Kata, Katalinka, Kati, Katica, Katinka, Kató, Kitti Hungarian Katrín, Karen Icelandic Caitlín, Caitlin, Caitríona, Cathleen, Catriona, Kathleen, Cáit, Caitria, Catrina, Ríona Irish Caterina, Catia, Katia, Katiuscia, Rina Italian Katerina Late Roman Ina Limburgish Kotryna, Katrė Lithuanian Ekaterina, Katerina, Katina Macedonian Cateline Medieval French Cathrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Ina, Kaia, Kaja, Karen, Kari, Karin, Karina, Karine, Katharina, Katja Norwegian Catarina Occitan Katarzyna, Karina, Kasia Polish Catarina, Cátia Portuguese Cătălina, Catina, Ecaterina Romanian Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Yekaterina, Karina, Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya, Katyusha Russian Caderina Sardinian Caitrìona, Catriona, Catrina Scottish Katarina Serbian Katarína, Katka Slovak Katarina, Kaja, Katica, Katja Slovene Catalina, Lina Spanish Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Katrin, Katrina, Cajsa, Carin, Carina, Catharina, Ina, Kai, Kaj, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja Swedish Kateryna, Katia, Katya Ukrainian Catrin, Cadi Welsh
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Entry added December 8, 2017   Contribute