Pronounced KATH rin
About the name Katherine
Katherine is a girl's name that evolved from the Greek name Aikaterine from the word katharos, meaning "cleansed or purified" (like catharsis) or from the name Hekaterine meaning "of two". It has taken on some heavy Christian overtones over its history but it may be related to the name Hecate.
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