Name Meaning: Catharine
Gender: Female
Pronounced: KATH-er-in
Origin: Ancient Greece

Catharine traces to ancient Greece, meaning "pure". Catherine is associated with Saint Aikaterine, born a pagan but who died a Christian martyr. Long used by royals, Katherine (and its many variants) continues to endure particularly with the popularity of Catherine "Kate" Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge.

Catharine Variations:
Katherine / Kathryn / Cat / Kate / Katie / Cathy
Famous Catharines:
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Empress of Russia
Catherine The Great
British Royalty
Catherine Middleton
Catharine Bach

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