Katie: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Katie

A diminutive of the name Kate and Katherine, this one mean “pure, clear.” And since we know your little Katie will be “clear” about her need for the pink bowl at breakfast, naming her Katie makes complete sense.

Nicknames:

Kat, Kit, Kitty.

Famous people named Katie:

Actresses Kate "Katie" Holmes, Katherine “Katie” Cassidy, and Katherine “Katie” McGrath; journalist Katherine "Katie" Couric; Katie "Kate" Gosselin, mother of sextuplets, seen on Jon and Kate Plus 8.

Fun fact:

This name has been up and down on the popular chart since the 1800s, peaking in usage in the 1970s.

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