Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAT
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Catherine. It can also be a nickname from the English word for the animal.

Related Names

VariantsCathy, Kate, Kit, Kitty, Cate
DiminutivesKatey, Katie, Katy, Kaety, Katee
Other Languages & CulturesKaterina(Albanian) Aikaterine(Ancient Greek) Katalin, Kattalin(Basque) Katsiaryna, Karyna(Belarusian) Katarin, Katell(Breton) Ekaterina, Katina, Katerina, Katia, Katya(Bulgarian) Caterina(Catalan) Catalina(Corsican) Katarina, Kata, Kate, Katica, Katja, Tina(Croatian) Kateřina, Karin, Katka(Czech) Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Caja, Ina, Kaja, Karen, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja, Trine(Danish) Catharina, Katrien, Katrijn, Cato, Ina, Karin, Katinka, Katja, Rina, Rini, Riny, Tina, Tineke, Trijntje(Dutch) Kadri, Katariina, Katrin, Kadi, Kai, Kaia, Kaidi, Kaisa, Kaja, Karin, Kati, Riin, Riina, Triin, Triinu(Estonian) Katariina, Katriina, Iina, Kaarina, Kaija, Kaisa, Karin, Kata, Kati, Katja, Katri, Riina(Finnish) Katelijn, Katelijne(Flemish) Catherine, Carine, Karine, Katia(French) Nienke, Nine, Nynke(Frisian) Catarina(Galician) Ekaterine, Eka(Georgian) Katharina, Katherina, Katrin, 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, Katriona, Cáit, Caitria, Ríona, Tríona(Irish) Caterina, Catia, Katia, Katiuscia, Rina(Italian) Katerina(Late Roman) Katrīna, Karīna, Karina(Latvian) Ina(Limburgish) Kotryna, Katrė(Lithuanian) Ekaterina, Katerina, Katina(Macedonian) Cateline(Medieval French) Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Ina, Kaia, Kaja, Karen, Kari, Karin, Karina, Karine, Katharina, Katja(Norwegian) Catarina(Occitan) Katarzyna, Karina, Kasia(Polish) Catarina, Cátia(Portuguese) Cătălina, Ecaterina, Catina, Catrinel(Romanian) Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Yekaterina, Karina, Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya, Katyusha(Russian) Caderina(Sardinian) Catrina, Catriona, Katrina, Katriona(Scottish) Caitrìona(Scottish Gaelic) Katarina(Serbian) Katarína, Katka(Slovak) Katarina, Ina, Inja, Kaja, Karin, Katica, Katja(Slovene) Katarina(Sorbian) Catalina, Karin, Lina(Spanish) Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Katrin, Cajsa, Carin, Carina, Catharina, Ina, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja(Swedish) Kateryna, Karyna, Katia, Katya(Ukrainian) Catrin, Cadi(Welsh)
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Entry added December 8, 2017