Baby name Katherine
Pronunciation:kath eh in
Description: Katherine is of unknown etymology. It is unconvincingly suggest that it may derive from ‘Hecate’, the pagan goddess of magic and enchantment, however the link to Greek adjective ‘katharos’ meaning ‘pure’ is more widely accepted. The name was borne by Katherine of Aragon, one of Henry VII’s six wives.
Statistics for Katherine
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Katherine' was given to 10.466 Girls, representing 0,18% of the total 5.943.365 Girls registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Katherine'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Katherine' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Katherine' varied from 182 to 1.266 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Katherine'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Katherine' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Katherine' varied from rank 48 to 265.