Origin:Greek
Popularity:829
Meaning:pure
Kate is a feminine name of Greek and English origins. A shortened form of Katherine, this name means “pure,” and is a wonderful way to honor baby’s life as a clean slate, rich with potential. So many figures have held this short, sweet name, from British royal Kate Middleton to iconic actor Kate Winslet. If you love mythology, this name may remind you of the Greek goddess Hekate, who represented magic, witchcraft, and the Moon. If you want to pay homage to baby’s unfiltered, magical soul, the name Kate definitely does the trick.

Famous People Named Kate

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Kate Jackson
    Actress
  • Kate Moss
    Model
  • Kate Winslet
    Actress

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Source: Social Security Administration

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