Cate Name Meaning & Origin

Cate

Pronunciation: KAYT (key)

Origin of the name Katie:

A pet form of any of the various names beginning with the element Kat(h), Katie is also commonly bestowed as an independent given name.

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Related Names:

Kate, Katie, Catherine

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Comments and insights on the name Cate

The name Cate is amazing! If you're name is Cate, then you get in extra nickname:Cake. It's super cool! And I should know ,cause' my name is Cate

Personal experiences with the name Cate

Cate is our last name!

My middle name is Cate! I've always liked it better than when 'Kate' is spelled with a 'K'.

My younger daughter's middle name is also Cate. She is named after my mother in law Catherine but we wanted to match our older 2 who have short middle names. We like it because it's unique and yet not weird.

My name is Catherine, but I go by Cate. I personally think it is a awesome name.

Nicknames for Cate

Catie, Cat, Cake

Meanings and history of the name Cate
Famous real-life people named Cate

Cate Renkas (b. 1964), Breast Cancer Survivor and Motivational Speaker for Self Affirmation through Crisis
Cate Blanchett (b. 1969), Academy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning Australian actress
Cate Shortland (b. 1968), Australian writer and director of film and television
Cate Sweeney, English author and playwright
Cate Tiernan (b. 1961), American writer
Cate Campbell (b. 1992), Australian swimmer
Cate Edwards (b. 1982), the oldest daughter of John Edwards
Field Cate (b. 1997), American actor (male)

Cate in song, story & screen
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