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Kathleen (Given name)

Kathleen is a name for girls. The name is a form of Catharina and originates from English. On our website 10 people with the name Kathleen rated their name with 4 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Kathleen is in the top1000 of most popular names on facebook on position 308. Nicknames for Kathleen are Kat, Kathy and Katie.
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Meaning of Kathleen

The meaning of Kathleen is: "clean or pure".


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Kathleen occurs in the following categories:
Girl names that get weird comments abroad100 namesBaby girl names with 8 letters250 namesGirl names beginning with K250 namesPopular English girl names250 names

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Popularity of Kathleen in the U.S.A.



Kathleen   22-10
friends have different abbreviations of my name e.g Kay Kathy Kate And ages use my given name Kathleen!
Kathleen51 years old   28-10
I don't like it very much
Kathleen58 years old   14-01
I used to hate it but now that i'm older i've become more comfortable. Since i've started using Kitty as my nickname i really started liking the name.
Kathleen61 years old   2-02
Did not care for my name when I was younger at all. K sound was harsh to me. In H.S. friends called me Kat. Which I like fine. But as I have gotten older I really love my birth name. Sounds so feminine and classy. Hope you like your name too.
Kathleen59 years old   14-02
I was named after the Elvis Presley song "I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen".
Kathleen43 years old   28-07
People often call me Kath or Kathy, which I do not like! I think before shortening a name or using a nickname, they should ask me first.
People often misremember my name as Katherine or Katelyn.

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