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Gender Female
Other names
Related names Kate, Katherine, Catherine

Cate is a feminine given name. It is a variant of Kate.[1] Cate is also a surname. Notable people with the name include:

In film and television[edit]

  • Cate Blanchett (born 1969), Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning Australian actress
  • Cate Shortland (born 1968), Australian writer and director of film and television
  • Keith Cate, main anchor for WFLA-TV in Tampa Bay, Florida since 2000
  • Field Cate, American child actor

In literature[edit]

In other fields[edit]

  • Cate Campbell (born 1992), Australian swimmer
  • Cate Edwards (born 1982), the oldest daughter of John Edwards
  • Cate School, four-year, coeducational, college-preparatory boarding school outside Santa Barbara
  • George W. Cate (1825-1905), American politician
  • James L. Cate, Air Force intelligence official and part of the Air Force Historical Division during World War II
  • Troy Cate (born 1980), American baseball player
  • Henk ten Cate (born 1954), Dutch football manager, and a former professional player
  • Catê (1973-2011), Brazilian football manager, and a former professional player

Or see[edit]


  1. ^ - Origin and Meaning of Cate