Name: Kate

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kate

  • Meaning:
    Pure
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (kayt)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kate

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This nickname of Katherine has been borne by New Zealand suffragette Kate (Katherine) Sheppard, supermodel Kate (Katherine) Moss, singer Kate (Catherine) Bush and actresses Kate Winslet, Kate Hudson, Kate (Kathryn) Beckinsale, author Kate Chopin and Kate (Catherine) Bosworth.

    'Kiss Me, Kate' is a musical based upon Shakespeare's 'The Taming of the Shrew'. Kate (Katrina) is a character in Stephenie Meyer's popular series "Twilight".

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Popularity Rank of Kate (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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