View Poll Results: What do you think of the name Kate?

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  • It's boring.

    19 15.57%
  • Love it!

    70 57.38%
  • I view it as too common.

    33 27.05%
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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2012

    Is this name too plain??

    I'm curious what your opinion of this name is. I find it classic, sweet, feminine, and understated. I've always considered it as a middle name, but am thinking about its potential as a first name....hmmm...
    Last edited by shutterbuglove; April 29th, 2013 at 12:31 AM.

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Southern United States.
    I think Kate is a really pretty and classic name. I do not think it is boring at all.

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    ▼ Winterfell ▼
    I really like Kate by itself as a middle name only. As a first name it feels a bit incomplete, but it doesn't have that cutesy factor like Maggie or Maddie which scream nickname to me. I could see it as a stand alone.
    “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”
    -George R.R. Martin

    alyssa ϟ twenty-one ϟ usa ϟ name lover

    If I ever have a baby, I would name him or her:
    Charlotte Matilda |Augustus Henry

    Anastasia Louise, Clara Penelope, Amelia Caitlin / Aiden James, Jase Alexander, Renly Isaac

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    A Town Called Alice
    I like Kate, it is common but pretty.
    Ingrid | Kit | Susanna | Alistair

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Cair Paravel :)
    I didn't vote, because while I don't LOVE Kate, I do quite like it. I honestly wouldn't use it on its own, but that's only because I adore Catherine so much. I think Kate is refreshing, sweet, timeless, a bit quirky, but still sort of laid back, if that makes sense. I have only ever really met two Kates, and neither are what I would expect a Kate to be like, and that's what makes Kate so great, I think--it's so versatile, and it really can work so well for so many different kinds of people!
    twenty-something namenerd and aspiring novelist

    Isabelle + Arianne + Olivia + Violet + Charlotte + Emmeline + Eleni + Grace + Eva + Catherine
    Caleb + Everett + Jack + Avery + Samuel + Zane + Declan + Caspar + Grant + Rory
    Zoe + Adele + Lilian + Felicity + Julia + Aurora + Ella + Kaia + Audrey + Carolina + Leona
    Schuyler + Judah + Rowan + Boaz + Emerson + Thomas + Dashiell + Pax + Peter + Donovan

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