Katie Name Meaning & Origin

Katie

Pronunciation: KAY-tee (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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Kady, Kaitlyn, Kate, Katherine, Katy

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Nicknames for Katie

Atie (Ay-tee)
Kat
Kate
Kay
KayT
Kit
Kit-Kat
Kitty
Kitten
KT
Tee / Tea
Tia
Pidge

Meanings and history of the name Katie

Short form of Katherine, meaning "pure" in Greek, used as a name in its own right.

Famous real-life people named Katie

Kate "Katie" Holmes, American actress
Katherine "Katie" Couric, American journalist
Katherine "Katie" Cassidy, American actress
Kathrine "Katie" McGrath, Irish actress
Katie "Kate" Gosselin, mother of sextuplets, seen on "Jon and Kate plus 8"

Katie in song, story & screen

In the novel "Gone With the Wind", Katie was Scarlett O'Hara's real first name; she was named Katie Scarlett O'Hara after her paternal grandmother, Katie Scarlett (Scarlett being the grandmother's surname).
"Katie and Tommy" by Trisha Yearwood (song)
"Katie" by Missy Higgins (song)
"Katie Q" by Thirsty Merc (song)
"Maybe Katie" by Barenaked Ladies (song)
"Katie" by James Marsters (song)
"Katie Come True" by Bright Eyes (song)
Katie Holt, the real name of Pidge Gunderson, a character from the American anime “Voltron Legendary Defenders”
"Katie John," lead character in Mary Calhoun's series of children's novels
Used in the opening line of Mayday Parade's song "Miserable At Best"
Katie Bell, Gryffindor Chaser in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Katie Gardner, Daughter of Demeter in Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Katie Power of the Power Pack in Marvel comics

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