Katie is a girl's name of British origin. A diminutive Katherine meaning "pure," it originated as a nickname before becoming a name in its own right. It's perfect for parents who want to reinvent an old favorite or honor a family member from previous generations. If you're looking for a sweet-sounding name for your little one, Katie is an elegant and demure choice. Baby Katie will be in good company with this lovely name, joining Hollywood actress Katie Holmes and pop superstar Katy Perry.
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