Origin:Greek
Popularity:660
Meaning:pure
Catherine is a girl's name of Greek origin. Derived from the Greek word "katharos," it means "pure" and has several variations, including Katherine and Katharyn. The Duchess of Cambridge is one of the most famous figures with this name, although she is more commonly known as Kate Middleton. Catherine provides plenty of diminutives, including Katie, Cathy, and Kit, allowing you to give baby a sweet and endearing nickname.

Famous People Named Catherine

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    Frances and Henry Grey

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