Meaning of Kate

Kate is a Celtic name for girls.
The meaning is `blessed, pure, holy`
The name Kate is most commonly given to Dutch girls. (2 times more often than to American girls.)

It is short for:

Katherine



If it's too long you might use:

Cate



What do they use in other countries?

Karon
Calen
Kas
Calin
Kit (English)
Karen (Greek, NAMES_Aust)
Calyn
Katherine (English)
Kaitlyn (English)
Kass
Karin (Swedish, Finnish)
Kaye (English)
Katie (English)
Katelyn (English)
Catalin
Kathryn (English)
Catlin
Catherine (English, French)



The name sounds like:

Kade, Katy, Kata, Kat, Katt



See also:

Catherine, Catrin, Karin, Kajsa, Catalina, Catherina, Kaia, Ekaterina, Ecaterina, Katarzyna, Kari, Reina, Catarina, Caterina, Catriona, Caitria, Aikaterine, Katarina, Katharine, Katrine, Katja, Katarine, Käthe, Katharina, Kaisa, Katariina, Kathi, Kathy

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