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Gender: F Meaning of Kat: "pure" Origin of Kat: Diminutive for Katherine, Greek

We're hearing Kat more and more being used by Katherines who are tired of Kathy, Kate and Katie. Katti or Kattie is another possibility.

Famous People Named Kat

Katherine "Kat" Ashley, governess and friend of Queen Elizabeth I of England
Katherine "Kat" Dennings, American actress
Katerina Alexandre Hartford "Kat" Graham, Swiss-American actress/singer
Kat Foster, American actress
Kathryn "Kat" Prescott, English actress; twin sister Meg Prescott
Katriana "Kat" Dahlia, Cuban-American Singer/Songwriter/Rapper
Kat von D, (born Katherine von Drachenberg), American tattoo artist and TV personality
Kathleen "Kat" O'Keefe, American YouTuber

Pop Culture References for the name Kat

Katarina "Kat" Stratford, character in movie "Ten Things I Hate About You"
Kat Araujo, character in movie "Mystic Pizza"
Kat Bishop, main character of Ally Carter's Theist Society series
Kat, male alien cat on TV's "Kid vs. Kat"
Kat, character on TV's "Alphas"
Kat, main character in the novel 'Goddess of Troy' by PC Cast
Kit Kat, candy bar