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Katie Name Meaning and Origin

Katie Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Pure, innocent, beloved

Name Origin


The name Katie is of Greek origin and means 'pure, innocent, beloved'. It is a diminutive of the name Katherine, which itself means 'pure'. Katie is a popular name in English-speaking countries and is often used as a standalone name or as a nickname for Katherine or its variants.

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Katie Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Katie is easy to pronounce with a simple and smooth flow of syllables.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Katie has a pleasant rhythm with two short and crisp syllables.

Famous People Named Katie

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● Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes is an American actress known for her role as Joey Potter on the TV series 'Dawson's Creek'. She has also appeared in films like 'Batman Begins' and 'Pieces of April'. Holmes is also a director and producer.

● Katie Couric

Katie Couric is an American journalist and TV personality who has worked on shows like 'Today', 'CBS Evening News', and 'Katie'. She is known for her interviews with prominent figures and her philanthropic work.

● Katie Price

Katie Price, also known as Jordan, is an English media personality, model, and author. She gained fame as a glamour model and has since appeared on reality TV shows and written several books.

● Katie Leung

Katie Leung is a Scottish actress best known for her role as Cho Chang in the 'Harry Potter' film series. She has also appeared in TV shows like 'Strangers' and 'The Nest'.

Katie Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Katie

The name Katie does not typically evoke negative characters or cultural symbols. It is generally associated with positive traits such as purity and innocence, making it a favorable and wholesome name.

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