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Katie

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Meaning and origin
Katie is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Blessed, Pure, Holy`.


Where is it used?
The name Katie is mainly used in English.

It is an abbreviated form of
Katherine, used in English.


How do they say it elsewhere?
Cate (In English)


See also
In English: Katee (F)
In English: Katy (F)
In English: Kaety (F)
In English: Kate (F)


Extra information:
From Old English.

What Katie`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It's short
    The worst thing about the name:
    People think they should call me kathren
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I don't know I can't imagine it
    Extra information:
    I'm Katie and I'm proud
  2. The best thing about the name Katie:
    the three of them. It is a blessing to see her grow into such a happy and birght 2 year old (see here and here). You can't help but fall in love with her. No
    The worst thing about the name:
    the three of them. It is a blessing to see her grow into such a happy and birght 2 year old (see here and here). You can't help but fall in love with her. No
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    the three of them. It is a blessing to see her grow into such a happy and birght 2 year old (see here and here). You can't help but fall in love with her. No
    Extra information:
    the three of them. It is a blessing to see her grow into such a happy and birght 2 year old (see here and here). You can't help but fall in love with her. No
  3. The best thing about the name Katie:
    it is short and easy to spell.
    The worst thing about the name:
    people thing i spell it katy
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    it would be mckenna
    Extra information:
    i still love my name
  4. The best thing about the name Katie:
    loads of nick names lol
    The worst thing about the name:
    pronoucned wrong :/
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    id be called black widow
    Extra information:
    :)
  5. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It's easy to pronounce and it's short.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always ask is your real name Katherine or Katelynn? NO.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    It would maybe be Stephanie or Ashley
    Extra information:
    it's a super cute name and it's the standard spelling. Don't try to do some strange spelling with it!
  6. The best thing about the name Katie:
    Super cute name that rolls off the tounge
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everyone always trys to figure out my real name. its not Katherine, or Kaitlyn, its just Kate. Also, all the mean girls in movies are named Katie. wtf!? Another thing i hate is when people dont understand that my name isnt Katelynn, its Kate... Lynn! jeez!!
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    it would be Bri or Lena. i love unique names!
    Extra information:
    hmmmm...dont think so!
  7. The best thing about the name Katie:
    there is lots of nicknames people can call you.
    The worst thing about the name:
    if it was up to my dad it would be Stella, thankyou mum x
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i dont know what i would do
    Extra information:
    Hey Katie's xx
  8. The best thing about the name Katie:
    People call me a lot of nicknames like Kits and KitKat that are cute. Plus, I love having a Greek first name and Latin middle name (Joanna).
    The worst thing about the name:
    I don't like people spelling my name Katy, it looks wrong to me.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    My parents don't know what they'd have called me if I wasn't a girl, Katie was the only name they could agree on other than my older brother's name.
    Extra information:
    Katie's a pretty name and can be made into a lot of nicknames (the ones said above, Kitty, Katty, etc).
  9. The best thing about the name Katie:
    Easy name for people to remember.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Lot of stuff especially since my name is Kattie and not Katie. People spell and say it wrong all the time. People ask what my full name or real name is. It also sounds like a little girls name.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I think I would be alright with it, but my mom had a knack of choosing horrible names so I don't know if I would really want that. As much as I dislike my name I can't think of what name would suit me.
    Extra information:
  10. The best thing about the name Katie:
    Katie is a nice, cute, name, very short and elegant, not to mention just the only name that fits me best!!!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    My art teacher calls me Katy Perry, and tortures me with it. Plus, my name is Katie, not Katy! It's horrible when they spell your name wrong.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    My name would be Rachel.I would feel like a stick in the mud, feeling like... one part of me is still out in the world, waiting for me to find.
    Extra information:
    When people call me Katie, I feel a exciting heat bubbling out inside me, and I feel so proud, nothing could be better. Plus, my life feels complete, when I am in horrible pain, I mumble it over and over, and I feel a sophistication in it! Gr-great name! Lucky me, and all the Katie's!
  11. The best thing about the name Katie:
    I like the way it sounds
    The worst thing about the name:
    People calling me Kate
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I wouldnt be me!
    Extra information:
    I sign my name KT
  12. The best thing about the name Katie:
    it means that it is a peace and joy
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    it would be Katelin
    Extra information:
    nope
  13. The best thing about the name Katie:
    its beautiful and fun
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothin
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    nothin
    Extra information:
    no
  14. The best thing about the name Katie:
    it mine n mine only....i was the first ever katie!x
    The worst thing about the name:
    i get called katy potaty
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i wouldnt be here
    Extra information:
    yh i like cheesee xxx yum !
  15. The best thing about the name Katie:
    Its my name :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    I get all different nick names eg kate kitkat kay
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I would be called louise katie but my name is katie louise and thats the way i like it :D
    Extra information:
    The best name in world is katie because its a simple name with different variations to the spelling
  16. The best thing about the name Katie:
    PEOPLE CALL ME KATIE, KATE,HELLO KITTY AND KIT-KAT
    The worst thing about the name:
    people call me emily? AND I DONT KNOW HOW TO SAY IT PROPERLY, I DONT LIKE IT WHEN IT SOUNDS POSH
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i would be very sad :(
    Extra information:
    IM THE OLDEST IN MY CLASS
  17. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It is easy to remember and spell and its the name my parents gave to me! :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    Everyone always asks if my real name is Katherine...my name is Katie DAMNIT!!!
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I would not have a name..that is no good!!
    Extra information:
    I love my name and wouldn't want it any other way.
  18. The best thing about the name Katie:
    Its a very pretty name and its common but not too common
    The worst thing about the name:
    people always ask what katie is short for - they always assume your real name is katherine or something, which gets annoying
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I would be nameless because its the only name for me
    Extra information:
    Its a great name
  19. The best thing about the name Katie:
    I think it's easy yet different without being too unpronouncable. Pronounce the T if you want sophistication :) It easily translates to Spanish (Catalina) for those students who need a Spanish name in class. I love it when my dad calls me Kate.
    The worst thing about the name:
    I sometimes wish that I had a longer name like Kathleen, but all in all I love my name.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    If I wasn't Katie, my parents considered Caroline and Melissa. I hate Melissa and kinda like Caroline but Katie Lee is my name and I love it!
    Extra information:
    I'm a Katie and I'm proud.
  20. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It's quite common; I know a lot of other Katies, it's like we're all together:)
    The worst thing about the name:
    People always spell it wrong:/ like Katy or Kate, sometimes Kaite.. It's not THAT hard to spell,,
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    It wouldn't be Katie.
    Extra information:
    I love my name:)
  21. The best thing about the name Katie:
    its cute but classy,
    The worst thing about the name:
    that people think its short 4 something else
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    If it was up 2 my dad it would be DAISY!! thankyou mum x
    Extra information:
    Hi 2 all the katies in the world... Snap x
  22. The best thing about the name Katie:
    good for all ages, my whole name is katie-anne marie louise loughnane so it makes my name a little less common.
    The worst thing about the name:
    people shortening it.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:

    Extra information:
  23. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It gives the aspect of innocence
    The worst thing about the name:
    I know way too many Katie's other than myself.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I think I would be ok, but would probably want another variation of it.
    Extra information:
    I wish I spelled it differently and maybe I would like it more...
  24. The best thing about the name Katie:
    the pretty girls are always called katie!
    The worst thing about the name:
    being missplet or being called kate. i mean jeez katieisnta hard name to say!!
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    id change to katie
    Extra information:
    its timeless!
  25. The best thing about the name Katie:
    it's short and sweet
    The worst thing about the name:
    people think my name is short for catherine or cathy. it's not
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i'd live
    Extra information:
    its easy to make a nickname out of.
  26. The best thing about the name Katie:
    i love my name its cute sweet and sexy...and i love the meaning...PURE BLESSED AND HOLY...WRD
    The worst thing about the name:
    absolutly NOTHING!!!
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i wud of cry my whole life
    Extra information:
    the name is jus marvelous...
  27. The best thing about the name Katie:
    i love my name its cute sweet and sexy...and i love the meaning...PURE BLESSED AND HOLY...WRD
    The worst thing about the name:
    absolutly NOTHING!!!
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i wud of cry my whole life
    Extra information:
    the name is jus marvelous...
  28. The best thing about the name Katie:
    No one I know is called it, and it's cute.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People either spell it at 'Katy' or call me Kate. Oh, and I get called 'Katie Potatie' alot.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I suppose it would just be the same, but Katie has to be the best name.
    Extra information:
    Katie is an original name, it's cute, sweet, but it's also sexy at the same time. If you ask me, it's a good combination.
  29. The best thing about the name Katie:
    everything!!!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing!!!!!
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i would die
    Extra information:
    its a great name
  30. The best thing about the name Katie:
    i love looking at the name 'Katie' its a beautiful name
    The worst thing about the name:
    people shorten it to Kate or mis spell it as Katy or call you Katherine - its not big or clever guys!
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i'd want to change it so it was
    Extra information:
    hi to all the Katie's!
  31. The best thing about the name Katie:
    To many to name
    The worst thing about the name:
    When people ask what is it short for?
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I'd be nameless and no-one wants that
    Extra information:
    It suits people of all type
  32. The best thing about the name Katie:
    no one takes the piss out of it
    The worst thing about the name:
    there is nothing wrong with it
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    then i would cry
    Extra information:
    nothing
  33. The best thing about the name Katie:
    its juss great =]]
    The worst thing about the name:
    my real name katherine
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    it juss wouldnt be right
    Extra information:
    perty sure nott
  34. The best thing about the name Katie:
    its easy to remember and its not that boringg, its also girlie and cute :)
    The worst thing about the name:
    you either sound reaaly posh or really yorkshire when you say it because of the T
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i would instead like to be called ella or lilly if not katie :)
    Extra information:
    my name makes me, me :)
  35. The best thing about the name Katie:
    Its timeless
    The worst thing about the name:
    I never know whether to pronounce the 't' or not
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I'd be nameless, and that's not good
    Extra information:
    No
  36. The best thing about the name Katie:
    Its classy and elegant and i love my name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People calling me Kate, Kates or if they think they are funny Katherine... I am a Katie born and bred :-)
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    oooh i wouldn't be who i am...
    Extra information:
    Its a lovely name for babies children adults and oldies :-)
  37. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It has the ability to be cute or classy depending on who the person is who has this name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    There is a bunch of us in my age range
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I would be sad because I love my name
    Extra information:
    Any baby girl would be happy with this name. Besides Catherine the Great is a great person to be named from in my case!
  38. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It's really cute and I can be a little more impish because of it.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Sometimes it seems like it is more fitting for a 5 year old.
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I wouldn't be who I am today
    Extra information:
    I love that my real name is Katie not Katherine or Kathleen or anything. My whole name is Katie Kelley. I was named after a great grandmother from Ireland.
  39. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It's classic but not too common. It's cutesy cut kind of elegant at the same time.
    The worst thing about the name:
    People shorten it all the time and call me Kate or Kat, I hate it
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    I wouldn't be the same
    Extra information:
    I'm the 5th generation Kati in my family they are all Katie's all the way from Ireland back in the day, so it's a nice tradition.
  40. The best thing about the name Katie:
    cute, funny, and nice
    The worst thing about the name:
    everyone asks to spell it and everyone thinks its kathrine or katelynn
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    i'd die.
    Extra information:
    best name a little girl can have
  41. The best thing about the name Katie:
    i dont know
    The worst thing about the name:
    People believe its short for Katherine all the time!
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    no
    Extra information:
  42. The best thing about the name Katie:
    I think its a cute name and I don't know lots and lots of other Katie's
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing I can think of
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    No
    Extra information:
    I think my name is elegant, classy, pretty, and cute!
  43. The best thing about the name Katie:
    It's classy...
    The worst thing about the name:
    Some people call me Kate
    If my name wasn`t Katie....:
    A lot could have been different
    Extra information:
  44. The best thing about the name Katie:
    i like that my full given name is katie, not katherine or katelyn. it makes me a little unique since there is so many katies out there.
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Katie....:

    Extra information:


More `Katie` links
Katie as abbreviation
Actors named Katie
Katie in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Katie

Katie appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 114. In the last 128 years Katie has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 14 times. 1980 was a `top year` for the name Katie. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #44. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007114
2006107
2005100
2004102
2003107
2002103
2001100
200097
199992
199888
199788
199682
199577
199470
199363
199254
199154
199055
198044
1970356
1960389
1950351
1940250
1930226
1920184
1910122
1900107
189087
188076


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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Comments on Katie

ryan
every girl i know with this name is gorgeous!!
Katie
I LOVE my name, even though its very common its also very classy, and It can also bring out your middle name really well!! Such as Mine is: Katie Rae .... simple but hott!!
Katie Grace
I like the name Katie, but I hate my second name 'Grace'! Everyone says oh what a pretty name, but I hate it!
katie
love it.
Kati
I love my name too! The spelling is different and it's just cute.
Katie
I like my name! I dont like it when people call me Catherine, or Kathleen or whatever. My name is Katie..thats it =)
katie
it is a cute name and it is a going out sort of thing for aduls
katie
perty frieken awsome
Abby
my best friend's name is katie she is the nicest person i have ever met
Katie
Love my name but hate it when people call me Kate!
katie
i love my name and there are about three houndered people with that name
Katie
I love my name as it is or being called Kate for short. Not that many people have it and its a girly name :)
claudia
my mum'name rox
katy
i llllooooooovvvvvvvvveeeee the name katy its such a good name lots of people are spelt differently (katie) but mine is KATY!!!!! its different and cool but also I have the same name as other people spelt katie so im not totally different!!
Katie
I love my name as there arn't many katie's where I live, I also like being called Kate :)
katie
i love my name its cute sweet and sexy...i also love the meaning..im blessed pure and holy ppl wat more dan dat yuh cud want...wrd
katie
comes from the greek haratige
Katie
I don't like my name really, but it's fine

katie is the best name ever
Katie
katies kinda boring but whatever
Katie
I hate it and think all katies should be gassed
Katy
I was born in 1979. I love my name and its spelling. Nice to see lots of younger people called Katy too as I dont know any one older than me with the name.
Katie
I think the worst part Is that people automatically assume my real name is Katherine. But it's actually Katelyn.
Katie
I love my name. But people don't understand that it's Katie Lynn..NOT Katelynn!!! My friends call me Kate and KitKat :) It's pretty much the standard spelling and nobody has trouble pronouncing it:)
Katie Marie
I just gotta say I love my name, To me it sounds so positive and bright... Hard to Say Katie Marie without a SMILE :-)
Katie Grace W
i ♥ it but some people call me kate |(
katie kayl
i love the name katie. it is easy to spell. i loooovvvveee my name.
katie k
katie is a pretty common name, but a very beautiful name. whoevers name is katie, katelyn, katherine, so on ia awseome.
Katie
Katie's are awesomely amazing. we are strong willed and generally awesome. i like to think we are a musical breed, but thats only cos i play 2 instruments (sax and trumpet) which are both pretty loud - like me :D


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