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Katie

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 303 303 0 #76 girl name
1881 279 279 0 #83 girl name
1882 327 327 0 #78 girl name
1883 361 361 0 #78 girl name
1884 360 360 0 #84 girl name
1885 388 388 0 #81 girl name
1886 431 431 0 #80 girl name
1887 440 440 0 #77 girl name
1888 516 516 0 #80 girl name
1889 502 502 0 #80 girl name
1890 509 509 0 #86 girl name
1891 494 494 0 #90 girl name
1892 568 563 5 #86 girl name
1893 504 504 0 #96 girl name
1894 525 525 0 #95 girl name
1895 536 536 0 #100 girl name
1896 516 516 0 #99 girl name
1897 492 492 0
1898 580 580 0
1899 459 459 0
1900 618 618 0
1901 453 453 0
1902 572 572 0
1903 512 512 0
1904 494 494 0
1905 558 553 5
1906 498 498 0
1907 539 539 0
1908 531 531 0
1909 534 534 0
1910 672 672 0
1911 595 595 0
1912 732 732 0
1913 679 674 5
1914 868 861 7
1915 937 937 0
1916 935 935 0
1917 932 927 5
1918 1,013 1,013 0
1919 1,073 1,073 0
1920 1,126 1,121 5
1921 976 976 0
1922 1,051 1,051 0
1923 958 951 7
1924 972 972 0
1925 1,014 1,004 10
1926 859 853 6
1927 896 884 12
1928 823 823 0
1929 766 761 5
1930 743 737 6
1931 753 753 0
1932 760 754 6
1933 749 743 6
1934 720 711 9
1935 731 731 0
1936 632 632 0
1937 615 607 8
1938 642 642 0
1939 654 648 6
1940 636 636 0
1941 655 650 5
1942 652 652 0
1943 637 637 0
1944 564 564 0
1945 583 576 7
1946 598 598 0
1947 586 586 0
1948 622 622 0
1949 659 659 0
1950 506 506 0
1951 547 547 0
1952 484 484 0
1953 533 533 0
1954 499 499 0
1955 476 476 0
1956 486 486 0
1957 512 512 0
1958 555 555 0
1959 657 657 0
1960 593 593 0
1961 595 595 0
1962 564 564 0
1963 545 545 0
1964 521 521 0
1965 453 453 0
1966 452 452 0
1967 420 420 0
1968 457 457 0
1969 618 618 0
1970 703 703 0
1971 760 760 0
1972 773 773 0
1973 806 806 0
1974 1,110 1,110 0
1975 1,299 1,294 5
1976 1,598 1,592 6
1977 2,514 2,506 8
1978 3,428 3,421 7 #90 girl name
1979 4,522 4,511 11 #63 girl name
1980 6,162 6,135 27 #44 girl name
1981 6,623 6,600 23 #44 girl name
1982 6,705 6,678 27 #45 girl name
1983 6,722 6,702 20 #45 girl name
1984 7,194 7,169 25 #44 girl name
1985 8,021 7,993 28 #39 girl name
1986 8,368 8,330 38 #38 girl name
1987 8,210 8,192 18 #38 girl name
1988 7,776 7,761 15 #40 girl name
1989 7,312 7,291 21 #45 girl name
1990 6,529 6,513 16 #53 girl name
1991 6,431 6,417 14 #53 girl name
1992 6,116 6,110 6 #54 girl name
1993 5,460 5,454 6 #63 girl name
1994 4,984 4,977 7 #70 girl name
1995 4,472 4,467 5 #77 girl name
1996 4,313 4,313 0 #82 girl name
1997 3,845 3,845 0 #88 girl name
1998 3,728 3,723 5 #88 girl name
1999 3,527 3,527 0 #92 girl name
2000 3,391 3,391 0 #97 girl name
2001 3,262 3,262 0 #100 girl name
2002 3,223 3,223 0
2003 3,188 3,188 0
2004 3,208 3,199 9
2005 3,171 3,162 9 #99 girl name
2006 3,087 3,087 0
2007 2,995 2,987 8
2008 2,669 2,664 5
2009 2,243 2,243 0
2010 1,896 1,896 0
2011 1,665 1,665 0
2012 1,442 1,442 0
2013 1,312 1,312 0
2014 1,159 1,159 0
2015 1,043 1,043 0

Fun Facts about the name Katie

  • How many people with the first name Katie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 234,905 babies born with the first name Katie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Katie to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Katie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 303 new born babies.
  • When was Katie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Katie is Sunday, June 30th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Katie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Katie was in 1986 with a total of 8,330 babies. That's a lot of babies named Katie!
  • Random Katie Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Katie ranks 50th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 182 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Katie: Your name in reverse order is Eitak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eakit. How do you pronounce that?

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Popularity of Katie as a first name

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Common last names for Katie

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Harris
  • White
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Anderson
  • Walker
  • Robinson

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.

Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given name Catherine or any of its variant spellings.
  2. The Missouri, Kansas and Texas (M.K.T) Railroad.
    When the came through, the town's entire economy and culture changed.
  3. (poker slang) A king and a ten as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em due to phonetic similarity with "K-T"

Notable Persons With the Name Katie

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes is an actress and model. She has been prominent since 1997. Katie was given the name Kate Noelle Holmes on December 18th, 1978 in Toledo, Ohio, U.S.

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Katie Cassidy

Katie Cassidy is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Katie was given the name Katherine Evelyn Anita Cassidy by her parent David Cassidy on November 25th, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Katie Price

Katie Price is a businesswoman, singer, television personality, novelist, glamour model, and businessperson. She was most active from 1996 to present. Katie was given the name Katrina Amy Alexandra Alexis Infield on May 22nd, 1978 in Brighton, England. Katie is also known as Jordan (pseudonym), Katie Andre (married name), Katie Reid (married name), and Katie Hayler (married name).

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Katie McGrath

Katie McGrath is an actress and model. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Katie was given the name Katherine Elizabeth McGrath in 1983 in Ashford, County Wicklow, Ireland. Katie is also known as Katherine.

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Katie Ledecky

Katie Ledecky is a notable person. Katie was born on March 17th, 1997 in Washington, D.C.

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Katie Couric

Katie Couric is a journalist. She holds the title ''Yahoo! Global News Anchor and ''Yahoo!Global News Anchor. Her ongoing career started in 1979. Katie was given the name Katherine Anne Couric on January 7th, 1957 in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.

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  • Katie Findlay
    (actress)
  • Katie Melua
    (musician)
  • Katie Aselton
    (actress)
  • Katie Leclerc
    (actor)
  • Kate Gosselin
    (television personality)
  • Katie Leung
    (actress)
  • Katie Waissel
    (musician)
  • Katie Piper
    (activist)
  • Katie Lee
    (cook (profession))
  • Katie Taylor
    (soccer player)
  • Katie Derham
    (journalist)
  • Katie Pavlich
    (journalist)
  • Katie Finneran
    (actress)
  • Kate Magowan
    (actress)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Katie

Katie Skelly

Katie Skelly is a leading somebody in the field of comics artist. Katie was given the name Skelly, Katie on February 5th, 1985 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

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What does the name Katie mean?

Kis for kid, the child within.

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Tis for thoughtful, the caring you.

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Eis for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

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Sources: 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). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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