in the U.S.
Gender: Girl. Ranked #85 most popular
What does the name "Catherine" mean?
Catherine (Greek): Pure
The name "Catherine" is of Greek origin and it means "Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls.
C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.
A is for accord, the harmony you spread.
T is for tried, tried and true you.
H is for honest, something you hold dear.
E is for enchant, for enchant you will.
R is for romp, you know how to have fun!
I is for ideals, no higher!
N is for nice, need I say more?
E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!
Your name in reverse order is "Enirehtac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nceeirath". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
How popular is the name "Catherine" in the U.S.?
Want to know about the populiarty of Catherine? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 655,560 babies born with the name Catherine in the United States. That's more than enough Catherines to occupy the country of Montenegro with an estimated population of 620,029 (as of April 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 688 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Catherine" was in 1956 with a total of 12,069 babies. (That's a lot of baby Catherines)
According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Catherine" ranks #62 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 86 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 3,347 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Catherine popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Catherine in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Catherine
Past life for Catherine born Jul 19, 1978
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central Africa approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.