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Pronunciation Kah-th-ehr-in
Gender Female
Word/name directly from French, and ultimately from Greek
Meaning From the Greek Αἰκατερίνη Aikaterínē of debated meaning, possibly from ἑκάτερος (hekáteros, “each of the two”)
Region of origin Throughout English-speaking world
Other names
Nickname(s) Cat, Cath, Cathy, Cati, Cate, Kitty, Kat, Katrin
Related names Katherine, Katheryn, Kathryn, Katharyn, Katherin, Katharine, Katheryne, Katrin, Katarzyna, Catharine, Cathryn, Cathrin, Catherin, Catalina, Caterina, Kaitlen

Catherine is a feminine given name. For the history of the name Catherine, see Katherine. The nicknames include Catie, Caty, Cate, Cathy, Cat, Kitty, Erin, and others.

Notable people with the given name include:


  • Nobility 1
  • Literature 2
  • Music 3
  • Movies, television, and video games 4
  • Other fictional characters 5
  • Ships 6
  • See also 7




Movies, television, and video games

Other fictional characters


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