What does CATHERINE mean?

Definitions for CATHERINEˈkæθ ər ɪn, ˈkæθ rɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Catherine of Aragon, Catherine(noun)

    first wife of Henry VIII; Henry VIII's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536)

  2. Catherine II, Catherine, Catherine the Great(noun)

    empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)


  1. Catherine(ProperNoun)


  2. Origin: From Catherine, from Αἰκατερίνη, , of debated meaning, possibly from ἑκάτερος, or from the name of the goddess Hecate. The spelling with 'h' in Latin languages, German and English, is due to a folk etymology, dating from Roman times, which associated the name with the Ancient Greek καθαρός. The name belonged to a 4th-century saint and martyr from Alexandria who was tortured on the wheel.


  1. Catherine

    Catherine is a now defunct metalcore band from Sacramento, California.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CATHERINE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3684


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CATHERINE in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CATHERINE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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