Katharine - Meaning of Katharine
[ 3 syll. kat-ha-ri-ne, ka-thar-ine ] The baby girl name Katharine is pronounced KAE-TH-ah-RihN or KAE-TH-RihN (English) or Kaa-Taa-RIY-Nah (German) †. Katharine is of Old Greek origin and it is used mainly in English. Katharine is a spelling variant of Katherine (English).
Katharine is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1982, 0.052% of baby girls were named Katharine. Its ranking then was #261. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is of only irregular use now. Out of the group of girl names directly related to Katharine, Katherine was the most frequently used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Katharine include Catherine, Kathrynn, Kathrynne, Cathérine, Katarin, Katarine, Katerina, Kateryna, Katherin, Katheryn, Katheryne, Kathreen, Kathrein, Kathrene, Kathrina, Kathryna, Katreen, Katrena, Katriane, and Katrien.
† Pronunciation for Katharine: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Katharine:
Actress Katharine Hepburn, born 12 May 1907 - 29 June 2003, Hartford, Connecticut.
Clergywoman Katharine Jefferts Schori, born 26 March 1954, Pensacola, Florida.
Publisher Katharine Graham, born 16 June 1917 - 17 July 2001, New York, New York.
Singer Katharine McPhee, born 25 March 1984, Sherman Oaks, California.