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Kathryn Name Meaning and Origin

Kathryn Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Pure, clear, innocent

Name Origin


The name Kathryn is of Greek origin and means 'pure, clear, innocent'. It is a variant of the name Katherine, which has been popular for centuries. The name has a timeless and classic feel to it, often associated with elegance and grace.

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Kathryn Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Kathryn is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow, making it pleasant to the ear.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Kathryn has a balanced rhythm with two syllables that sound harmonious together.

Famous People Named Kathryn

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Kathryn Bigelow

Kathryn Bigelow is a renowned American film director known for her work on movies like 'The Hurt Locker' and 'Zero Dark Thirty'. She is the first woman to win an Academy Award for Best Director.

● Kathryn Hahn

Kathryn Hahn is a versatile American actress known for her roles in TV shows like 'Parks and Recreation' and movies such as 'Bad Moms' and 'Step Brothers'. She is praised for her comedic timing and acting range.

● Kathryn Morris

Kathryn Morris is an American actress best known for her role as Detective Lilly Rush on the TV series 'Cold Case'. She has received critical acclaim for her performances in both television and film.

Kathryn Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Kathryn

The name Kathryn does not typically evoke negative connotations. However, some may associate it with characters from literature or media who bear the name and have negative traits. Overall, Kathryn is a name that is well-regarded and carries a positive and classic aura.

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