Kathleen

Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
kath-LEEN
Meaning
Chaste, pure

More info about the name "Kathleen"

Kathleen is a variant of Katherine. 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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'Kathleen' in Movies

The Staircase

Herself - Kathleen Peterson's Sister

American Woman

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American Crime Story

Kathleen Blanco

The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Major Kathleen Sparr

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