Katherine

Origin/Usage
Greek
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Pronunciation
KATH-ə-rin/KATH-rin
Meaning
Chaste, pure

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Katherine originates in Greek language and means "chaste, pure". It has been one of the most popular feminine given names over centuries and with various spellings all around the world. Historically, it was a favourite name especially in Christian world. Katherine is the name of many saints, the most popular probably being Catherine of Alexandria, a 4th century martyr. It was also a popular name within royalty in different countries. The variant spelling Catherine is also very frequent.

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'Katherine' in Movies

Lost

Katherine 'Kate' Austen

Mortal Engines (2018)

Katherine Valentine

True Detective

Katherine Davis

The VVitch: A New-England Folktale (2015)

Katherine

Encounter (2018)

(as Katherine Wallace)

The Foreigner (2017)

Katherine Davies

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