Cathryn - Meaning of Cathryn

What does Cathryn mean?

[ 2 syll. cat-hryn, ca-thr-yn ] The baby girl name Cathryn is pronounced KEY-THRihN †. Cathryn has its origins in the Old Greek language and it is used largely in English. Cathryn is a derivative of the English Katherine.

See also the related categories, english and greek.

Cathryn is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1952, 0.018% of baby girls were named Cathryn. It had a ranking of #456 then. The baby name has substantially dropped in popularity since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Cathryn, Katherine was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Cathryn include Catharine (English), Catherin (English), Cathrin (English, German, and Welsh), Cathrine (English and German), Katherine (English), Kathrine (English and German), Kathryn (English and German), Kathryne (English), Kaythrynn, Caitrín (English), Catharyn, Catharyne, Catheirn (English), Catherine (English and French), Cathern (English), Cathérine (French), Cathryne (English), Catrin (English, German, and Welsh), Catrine (English), and Katerine (English and Slavic).

† Pronunciation for Cathryn: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"



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