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Given Name KATE
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KAYT (English)   [details]
Meaning & History
Diminutive of KATHERINE, often used independently. It has been used in England since the Middle Ages. This was the name of the woman who Petruchio marries and tries to tame in Shakespeare's comedy 'Taming of the Shrew' (1593). A famous bearer is the British actress Kate Winslet (1975-).
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Related Names
VARIANTS: Kat, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Kay, Kaye, Kayla, Kaylee, Kaylyn, Kit, Kitty, Kae, Kayleen (English), Ina, Kata, Katica, Tina (Croatian)
DIMINUTIVES: Katey, Katie, Katy, Kaety, Katee (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aikaterine (Ancient Greek), Katalin, Kattalin (Basque), Katsiaryna (Belarusian), Katarin, Katell (Breton), Ekaterina, Katerina (Bulgarian), Caterina (Catalan), 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 (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 (Spanish), Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Katrin, Katrina, Cajsa, Carin, Carina, Catharina, Ina, Kai, Kaj, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja (Swedish), Kateryna (Ukrainian), Catrin, Cadi (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #231 
England and Wales  ranked #393 
Canada (BC)  ranked #80 
Australia (NSW)  - 
Ireland  ranked #17 
Netherlands  ranked #98 
New Zealand  - 
Northern Ireland  ranked #81 
Scotland  -