Pronunciation: ka-hthre-e-n
Origin: Greece

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Southern Europe

Kathryn is a girl's name of Greek origin, derived from the Greek word "katharos," meaning "pure". It is a variant of the names Katherine, Catherine, and Cathryn, and has several spelling variations, including Katherine, Catherine, and Cathryn. The name has been popular throughout history, often chosen for saints and royal family members. The meaning of Kathryn is "pure" or "clear" in Latin and Greek baby names. In Irish baby names, Kathryn is considered a derivative of the Gaelic Caitlin, which means "innocent" or "clear". The name has a long history, with its roots in ancient royalty and sainthood. A famous example of a person named Kathryn is St. Catherine of Alexandria, a 4th-century martyr who suffered torture on a spiked wheel.

Kathryn Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Kathryn is currently #437 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Kathryn is currently #239 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Kathryn is currently #431 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Kathryn is currently #239 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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