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Not to be confused with Kathie, Kathi, Kathy, or Cathy (given name).
This article is about the given name Katie. For the town in Oklahoma, see Katie, Oklahoma.
For the ship, see USS Katie (SP-660).
Pronunciation /ˈkti/ KAY-tee
Gender Female
Word/name Greek
Meaning "Pure"
Region of origin English-speaking countries
Other names
Related names

Katherine, Katharine, Kathryn, Catherine, Kaitlyn, Kathern, Cathern, Kate, Katy, Katerina, Catharine, Catherine, Cathy, Cathaleen, Kathleen, Katija or even in rare cases when the spelling is Kaitie

Spanish name: Katerina Katie is of English origin and means "pure".

Katie is an English feminine name. It is a pet form of Katherine, Kate, Caitlin, Kathleen and their related forms.[1] It is frequently used on its own. It may refer to:

In sports:

In fiction:

In television and film:

In modeling:

In literature:

  • Katie Hafner, American journalist
  • Katie.com, autobiographical book which details how author Katie Tarbox was stalked and almost molested at age 14 by Frank Kufrovich

In music:

In fashion:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ MFnames.com - Origin and Meaning of Katie