Cathleen

Cathleen - A very unique female name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Cathleen appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #767. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Cathleen and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Cathleen? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Cathleen. The baby girl name Cathleen was given to 12 baby girls in 2009, ranking #3744 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 124,322 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Cathleen peaked in popularity 63 years ago in 1956 on position 252.



Famous with this name

Cathleen Nesbitt
Cathleen Young
Cathleen Dore


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Rating: 4/5 (1 people)


Cathleen is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Cathleen is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,044 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,289.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Cathleen is where you live.


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Cathleen origin and meaning

Cathleen is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Cathleen, pop culture references for the name Cathleen and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Cathleen

We've found the following names that sound similar to Cathleen, sorted by popularity.

Caitlin / Caitlyn / Catalina / Caitlynn / Catelyn / Caitlan / Catlin / Chastelyn / Cathlene / Catelynn /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20093744
20085261
20073367
20064642
20043714
20032864
20023813
20013281
20002761
19992119
19982539
19971930
19962008
19951845
19941428
19931528
19921457
19911347
19901325
19891216
19881124
1987979
1986976
1985855
1984872
1983880
1982808
1981859
1980868
1979745
1978700
1977612
1976687
1975637
1974523
1973490
1972447
1971413
1970380
1969350
1968370
1967327
1966310
1965304
1964289
1963330
1962324
1961303
1960305
1959281
1958256
1957267
1956252
1955270
1954288
1953292
1952270
1951282
1950284
1949288
1948301
1947342
1946407
1945401
1944436
1943538
1942546
1941630
1940692
1939739
1938922
1937968
19361057
1935894
1934939
19331257
19321011
19311139
19301205
1929996
1928995
19271198
19261045
1925955
19241080
1923898
19221197
19211103
19201364
19191058
19181226
19171095
19161062
19151113
19131086
19121027
1911957
1910767

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2044
California3289

Even more about Cathleen


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Cathleen a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Cathleen?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1956
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Cathleen
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 124,322
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2009 births +12

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