Cathryn

First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cathryn

"Cathryn" is a name of Anglo-Saxon origin, and it means "Innocent". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a rare spelling variant of Catherine.

Notable Persons Named Cathryn

Casey Wilson is an actress, comedian, and writer. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Casey was given the name Cathryn Rose Wilson on October 24th, 1980 in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. Casey is also known as Casey Rose Wilson.

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Toni Tennille is a singing and songwriter. Toni was given the name Cathryn Antoinette Tennille on May 8th, 1940 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA.

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Helen Worth is an actress. She was most prominent from 1961 to 1961. Helen was given the name Cathryn Helen Wigglesworth on January 7th, 1951 in Ossett, Wakefield, England, UK.

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Cathryn Damon was an actress. Her career lasted from 1957 to 1987. Cathryn was born on September 11th, 1930 in Seattle, Washington, U.S. She passed away on May 4th, 1987.

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She was most active from 1972 to present. Cathryn was given the name Cathryn Mary Lee Harrison on May 25th, 1959 in London. Cathryn is also known as Harrison and Cathryn Mary Lee (full name).

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Caroline Fayard is a lawyer. Caroline was given the name Cathryn Caroline Fayard in 1978 in Springfield, Louisiana.

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How popular is the baby name Cathryn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 5 0
1883 14 14 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 9 9 0
1887 8 8 0
1888 11 11 0
1889 18 18 0
1890 8 8 0
1891 12 12 0
1892 23 23 0
1893 13 13 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 24 24 0
1896 30 30 0
1897 18 18 0
1898 23 23 0
1899 19 19 0
1900 17 17 0
1901 23 23 0
1902 18 18 0
1903 19 19 0
1904 18 18 0
1905 26 26 0
1906 19 19 0
1907 31 31 0
1908 40 40 0
1909 31 31 0
1910 39 39 0
1911 47 47 0
1912 60 60 0
1913 81 81 0
1914 102 102 0
1915 136 136 0
1916 119 119 0
1917 142 142 0
1918 142 142 0
1919 113 113 0
1920 118 118 0
1921 148 148 0
1922 128 128 0
1923 132 132 0
1924 135 135 0
1925 110 110 0
1926 114 114 0
1927 125 125 0
1928 80 80 0
1929 97 97 0
1930 94 94 0
1931 84 84 0
1932 78 78 0
1933 85 85 0
1934 92 92 0
1935 85 85 0
1936 75 75 0
1937 72 72 0
1938 72 72 0
1939 61 61 0
1940 81 81 0
1941 94 94 0
1942 113 113 0
1943 127 127 0
1944 122 122 0
1945 135 135 0
1946 160 160 0
1947 248 248 0
1948 265 265 0
1949 292 292 0
1950 320 320 0
1951 336 336 0
1952 351 351 0
1953 321 321 0
1954 348 348 0
1955 335 335 0
1956 367 367 0
1957 302 302 0
1958 318 318 0
1959 272 272 0
1960 255 255 0
1961 236 236 0
1962 212 212 0
1963 219 219 0
1964 194 194 0
1965 168 168 0
1966 187 187 0
1967 200 200 0
1968 165 165 0
1969 178 178 0
1970 197 197 0
1971 174 174 0
1972 145 145 0
1973 116 116 0
1974 104 104 0
1975 118 118 0
1976 106 106 0
1977 126 126 0
1978 135 135 0
1979 131 131 0
1980 134 134 0
1981 142 142 0
1982 134 134 0
1983 157 157 0
1984 155 155 0
1985 163 163 0
1986 161 161 0
1987 146 146 0
1988 177 177 0
1989 154 154 0
1990 157 157 0
1991 183 183 0
1992 152 152 0
1993 141 141 0
1994 147 147 0
1995 144 144 0
1996 155 155 0
1997 135 135 0
1998 107 107 0
1999 130 130 0
2000 154 154 0
2001 124 124 0
2002 103 103 0
2003 102 102 0
2004 107 107 0
2005 113 113 0
2006 84 84 0
2007 91 91 0
2008 96 96 0
2009 48 48 0
2010 59 59 0
2011 61 61 0
2012 55 55 0
2013 53 53 0
2014 58 58 0
2015 63 63 0
2016 39 39 0
2017 37 37 0

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Popularity of Cathryn as a first name

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Common last names for Cathryn

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Williams
  • Hall
  • Jones
  • Parker
  • Moore

Fun Facts about the name Cathryn

  • How Popular is the name Cathryn? Cathryn is the 1,895th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cathryn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,159 babies born with the first name Cathryn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cathryn to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cathryn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cathryn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cathryn is Monday, July 22nd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Cathryn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cathryn was in 1956 with a total of 367 babies.
  • Random Cathryn Factoid: According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cathryn is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1949.
  • Weird things about the name Cathryn: Your name in reverse order is Nyrhtac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rnhcaty. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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