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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".


10 people with the name Kathleen voted on their name. Please vote on your name too.
Easy to write:4
Easy to remember:3
English pronunciation:4.5
Opinion foreigners:4


Kathleen occurs in the following categories:
Girl names with highest ratingBaby boy names with 8 lettersBoy names beginning with KBaby girl names with two syllablesPopular English names

Popularity Kathleen per year

Popularity of Kathleen in the U.S.A.



Kathleen 2012-10-22
friends have different abbreviations of my name e.g Kay Kathy Kate And ages use my given name Kathleen!
Kathleen (50 years old) 2012-10-28
I don't like it very much
Kathleen (57 years old) 2013-01-14
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.
Kathleen (60 years old) 2013-02-02
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.
Kathleen (58 years old) 2013-02-14
I was named after the Elvis Presley song "I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen".
Kathleen (42 years old) 2017-07-28
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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