Baby name finder

Before you decide on a baby name, find out what others think when they hear it - plus its origin and meaning, potential nicknames, and brilliant alternatives

Baby name meanings

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Origin

  • Greek

Meaning/history

  • pure, unsullied

Nicknames

  • Katie,
  • Kit-Kat,
  • Katie-pie,
  • Katie-datie,
  • Katy

Interesting Kates

  • Kate Winslet,
  • The Shrew,
  • Kate Middleton,
  • Kate Beckinsale,
  • Kate Moss,
  • Kate Spade,
  • Kate Atkinson,
  • Kate Hudson,
  • Kate Bush,
  • Kate Adie

Unfortunate Kates

  • Kate Lawler,
  • Kate Gosselin (Jon and Kate plus Eight - US tv show),
  • Kate Price

Kate goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Sarah,
  • Adam,
  • Rebecca,
  • Leah

When I hear Kate
I think of...

  • The sea,
  • Quick, sharp wit,
  • Intelligent and confident,
  • strong & feminine,
  • Fun, bright and popular
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