Katie

Katie - A very unique female name



  Jul 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Katie, meaning pure, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #122. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Katie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Katie? 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 Katie. The baby girl name Katie was given to 1,400 baby girls in 2012, ranking #219 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,009 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Katie peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1986 on position 38.



Famous with this name

Katie Cassidy
Katie Douglas
Katie Holmes


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Katie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Katie is currently topping the baby name charts in West Virginia at position #99 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #380.

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 Katie is where you live.


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Katie origin and meaning

Katie is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pure. To see famous people named Katie, pop culture references for the name Katie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Katie

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

Kathy / Kate / Katy / Kassidy / Kathie / Kathi / Kitty / Katia / Kati / Kattie /

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
2012219
2011192
2010162
2009143
2008127
2007114
2006107
200599
2004102
2003107
2002103
2001100
200097
199992
199888
199788
199682
199577
199470
199363
199254
199153
199053
198945
198840
198738
198638
198539
198444
198345
198245
198144
198044
197963
197890
1977115
1976161
1975194
1974230
1973293
1972313
1971335
1970353
1969377
1968448
1967460
1966455
1965451
1964430
1963408
1962402
1961392
1960391
1959372
1958386
1957411
1956415
1955398
1954387
1953367
1952379
1951339
1950349
1949302
1948304
1947329
1946302
1945289
1944288
1943277
1942269
1941252
1940249
1939245
1938247
1937255
1936245
1935231
1934235
1933224
1932224
1931221
1930225
1929222
1928218
1927215
1926217
1925202
1924204
1923207
1922195
1921207
1920186
1919185
1918196
1917200
1916191
1915183
1914168
1913174
1912148
1911141
1910122

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia99
South Dakota108
Tennessee149
Missouri153
Utah155
Kentucky156
North Carolina168
Mississippi170
Alabama174
Maryland179
Idaho185
Pennsylvania186
Ohio195
California196
New York202
Kansas213
Georgia221
Louisiana221
Virginia223
Washington223
Iowa233
Arizona236
Oklahoma240
South Carolina246
Texas249
Arkansas252
Oregon254
New Jersey255
Indiana278
Nevada279
Minnesota283
New Mexico295
Wisconsin296
Florida297
Nebraska329
Connecticut341
Massachusetts353
Illinois358
Colorado370
Michigan380

Even more about Katie


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 Katie 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 Katie?

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
1986
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Katie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,009
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,400

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