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Katherine Name Meaning

Katherine meaning

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Katherine

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Variant Names of Katherine:

Cait, Caitlin, Caitlinn, Caitrin, Caitrine, Caitriona, Caitrionagh, Caity, Caren, Cari, Ca, Cait, Caitlin, Caitlinn, Caitrin, Caitrine, Caitriona, Caitrionagh, Caity, Caren, Cari, Car, Catalina, Catherine, Karen, Katarina, Kate, Katerina, Katharine, Kaitlin,  Kaitlinn,  Kaitlyn,  Kaitrin,  Kaitrine,  Kaitrinn,  Kaitrinna,  Kaitriona,  Kaity,  Karen,  Karena,

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Popularity Rank :

Katherine name was top ranked at 85 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 84 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Katherine has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 89 position. 628866 numbers of people were named Katherine so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Katherine

Katherine Numerology :
Personality No. 8. People with name Katherine are bold & materialistic but rigid too. They have strong will power. They love power, authority & leadership. Person with Katherine having 8 as Personality number are good planners & very good at business. They are analytical, intellectual & determined. They are religious, efficient, trustworthy & compassionate. They are tenacious, & ambitious. More Numerology

More About Name : Katherine

  • Katherine is a feminine given name of Greek origin, which is popular in historically Christian countries, owing to its having been the name of one of the first Christian saints, Saint Catherine of Alexandria.

    The name is derived from the Greek name (Aikaterínē), of debated origin and meaning. Theories include:

    * from the Greek (catharsis) - pure/purity of emotion

    * from (hekáteros), meaning each of the two, singly

    * from the goddess Hecate.

    * from the Greek word (aikía) injurious treatment.

  • From the Greek Aikaterine of uncertain origin, but associated with the Greek 'katharos' (pure). The name Katherine has been popular since the Dark Ages, and was used by many European royal families over the centuries.

  • Name is aliked of the Greek Aikaterinē, the root of which is katharos means pure, unsullied.

  • Katherine name was borne a semi-legendary 4th-century saint and martyr from Alexandria who was tortured on a spiked wheel. The saint was initially venerated in Syria and the name was introduced to Western Europe by returning crusaders.

Name Analysis of Katherine

Character Analysis of Katherine : Persons with the name Katherine, are the mediators, peacemakers and the helpers of the world. They have the talent and ability to work well with others and are co-operative, courteous and very considerate towards others. In many ways they are dependent upon others and seem to function best when in a partnership or in a form of group activity.

Love Life of Katherine : Persons may ill-judged from the outside and be appear what they are not. Instead Persons must learn to understand and appreciate Partner .

Name Letter Analysis of Katherine

K : Persons are all about enlightenment

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

T : Persons like life in the fast lane

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

R : Persons feel things strongly and their rich, intense inner life emanates outward

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Katherine

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Katherine is Mithun and Moon sign associated with the name Katherine is Gemini.

The name Katherine has Air element. Mercury is the Ruling Planet for the name Katherine . The name Katherine having moon sign as Gemini is represented by The Twins and considered as Mutable .

Normally, people with the name Katherine are multi talented. Such people are clever and quick with any task. They are also restless and compassionate.

Other name options, having Gemini moon sign are name starting with : Ka, Ki, Ku, Ang, Ku, Gha, Ing, Chh, Ke, Ko,Gh,Gn, Gr,Kr,Ng,Qi, Qu.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Katherine

The name Katherine is suitable for baby born in Mrigashirsha nakshatra

Mrigashirsha Nakshatra: "The deer's head". Also known as āgrahāyaṇī

Lord: Mangala (Mars)
Symbol: Deer's head
Deity: Soma, Chandra, the Moon god
Indian zodiac: 23° 20' Vrishabha - 6° 40' Mithuna
Western zodiac: 19°20' Gemini - 2°40' Cancer
Other name options, having Mrigashirsha nakashatra are name starting with : Ve, Be, Vo, Bo, Ka, Ke.

Famous Name Katherine

  • Katherine Moennig

    Moennig moved to New York City at the age of 18 to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. There she began a modeling career, and also performed on stage.In 1999, she had the central role of the Our Lady Peace video "Is Anybody Home?"Her first major role was in the television series Young Americans, playing Jake Pratt, a girl who enters the Rawley Boys Academy by passing as a boy and ends up falling in love with Hamilton (Ian Somerhalder), the Dean's son.She has played many lesbian and transgender roles. She auditioned for the part of Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry - that ended up going to actress Hilary Swank. She played a pre-operative transsexual in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (episode "Fallacy"). She appeared as a lesbian artist--and a former lover of Sophia Myles' character--in Terry Zwigoff's Art School Confidential.

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