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234k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Katie

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Pure
  • #313 All Time
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334k Kathy (English)
76k Kate (English)
20k Katy (English)
12k Kitty (English)
5k Katia (Slavic)
3k Katya (Russian)
< 1k Kat (English)
< 1k Kaethe (German)

How popular is the name "Katie" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18803033030#76 girl name
18812792790#83 girl name
18823273270#78 girl name
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19219769760
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19251,0141,00410
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19496596590
19505065060
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19645225220
19654524520
19664514510
19674204200
19684574570
19696186180
19707037030
19717607600
19727727720
19738078070
19741,1101,1100
19751,2991,2945
19761,5971,5916
19772,5132,5058
19783,4273,4207#90 girl name
19794,5214,51011#63 girl name
19806,1626,13527#44 girl name
19816,6226,59923#44 girl name
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19887,7747,75915#40 girl name
19897,3137,29221#45 girl name
19906,5266,51016#55 girl name
19916,4266,41214#53 girl name
19926,1166,1106#54 girl name
19935,4565,4506#63 girl name
19944,9814,9747#70 girl name
19954,4704,4655#77 girl name
19964,3124,3120#82 girl name
19973,8403,8400#88 girl name
19983,7273,7225#88 girl name
19993,5263,5260#92 girl name
20003,3913,3910#97 girl name
20013,2623,2620#100 girl name
20023,2223,2220
20033,1873,1870
20043,2073,1989
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20063,0843,0840
20072,9942,9868
20082,6672,6625
20092,2432,2430
20101,8951,8950
20111,6631,6630
20121,4391,4390
20131,3111,3110
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Want to know about the populiarty of Katie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 233,801 babies born with the name Katie in the United States. That's more than enough Katies to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 303 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Katie" was in 1986 with a total of 8,330 babies. (That's a lot of baby Katies)

According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Katie" ranks #38 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 86 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of 6,705 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Katie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Katie as well as things modernly associated with the name Katie such as celebrities named Katie.

English

Origin and Meaning of Katie

The name "Katie" is of English origin, and it means "Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Katie was born in 1978 as Kate Noelle Holmes in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.

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Katie Price

Katie Price is a businesswoman, singer, television personality, and novelist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Katie was born in 1978 as Katrina Amy Alexandra Alexis Infield in Brighton, England.

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Katie Cassidy

Katie Cassidy is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Katie was born in 1986 as Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Kate Gosselin

Kate Gosselin is a television personality, author, and former nurse. Kate was born in 1975 as Katie Irene Kreider in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Katie Couric

Katie Couric is a journalist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1979 to present. Katie was born in 1957 as Katherine Anne Couric in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.

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Katie McGrath

Katie McGrath is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Katie was born in 1983 as Katherine Elizabeth McGrath in Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Eitak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ketai". 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.

Past life for Katie born Jan 5, 1984

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 Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Katie

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