Kate (given name)

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Kate
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Gender Female
Origin
Word/name Latin, French, English, Welsh
Meaning pure, blessed
Other names
Related names Katherine
Catherine
Kathryn
Kathleen
Katarina
Katrina
Kait
Caitlin
Caitríona
Caterina
Cate
Catie
Caty
Katie
Katy
Katey
Katia
Catia

Kate is a feminine given name. It is a short form of Katherine.[1][2] The name comes from Latin, French, English, and Welsh origins. The name literally means either 'pure' or 'blessed', used in different context

Translations and Variations[edit]

  • Arabic: كيت
  • Belarusian: Кейт (Kiejt)
  • Bengali: কেট (Kēṭa)
  • Bulgarian: Кейт (Keĭt), Katerina
  • Chinese Simplified: 凯特 (Kǎitè)
  • Chinese Traditional: 凱特 (Kǎitè)
  • Croatian: Ina, Kata, Katica, Tina
  • Czech: Katka
  • Danish: Katja, Trine, Caja, Ina, Kaja, Karen, Karin, Karina
  • Dutch: Cato, Ina, Katinka, Katja, Rina, Tina, Trijntje, Karin, Tineke
  • English: Kat, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Kay, Kit, Kitty, Kae, Kaye, Katey, Katie, Katy, Kayla, Kaety, Katee, Kaylee, Kayleen, Kaylyn
  • Estonian: Kaisa, Kati, Riina, Triinu
  • Finnish: Kaija, Kaisa, Kata, Kati, Katri, Riina, Kaarina, Karin
  • Georgian: Eka
  • German: Cathrin, Catrin, Ina, Käthe, Kathrin, Katinka, Katja, Karen, Karin, Karina
  • Greek: Καίτη (Kaíti̱)
  • Gujarati: કેટ (Kēṭa)
  • Hawaiian: Kalena
  • Hebrew: קייט
  • Hindi: केट (Kēṭa)
  • Hungarian: Kata, Katalinka, Kati,Kató, Kitti
  • Irish: Cáit, Ríona
  • Italian: Catia, Katia, Rina
  • Japanese: ケイト (Keito)
  • Kannada: ಕೇಟ್ (Kēṭ)
  • Korean: 케이트 (Keiteu)
  • Lithuanian: Katrė
  • Macedonian: Кејт (Kejt)
  • Marathi: केट (Kēṭa)
  • Mongolian: Кейт (Kyeit)
  • Nepali: केट (Kēṭa)
  • Norwegian: Kari, Katja, Ina, Kaia, Kaja, Karen, Karin, Karina, Karine
  • Persian: کیت
  • Polish: Kasia, Karina
  • Portuguese: Cátia
  • Punjabi: ਕੇਟ (Kēṭa)
  • Russian: Кейт (Keyt), Катенька (Katenka), Катерина (Katerina), Катя (Katia), Катя (Katya), Карина (Karina)
  • Serbian: Кејт (Kejt)
  • Slovak: Katka
  • Slovene: Katica, Katja
  • Swedish: Cajsa, Kai, Kajsa, Katja, Carin, Carina, Ina, Kaj, Kaja, Karin, Karina
  • Tamil: கேட் (Kēṭ)
  • Telugu: కేట్ (Kēṭ)
  • Thai: เคท (Kheth)
  • Ukrainian: Кейт (Keyt)
  • Urdu: کیٹ
  • Welsh: Cadi
  • Yiddish: קייט (Qyyt)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ MFnames.com - Origin and Meaning of Kate
  2. ^ Hanks, Hardcastle and Hodges, Oxford Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, p.154.