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Cate

Heart
English diminutive of Catherine
"pure"

Cate Origin and Meaning

The name Cate is a girl's name of English, Greek origin meaning "pure".
Time was, even C-starting Catherines who called themselves Kate spelled it with a K, but Cate Blanchett changed all. Cate is now as acceptable as (but not as well used as) Kate. Cait might be short for Caitlin.
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Lists containing Cate

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Famous People Named Cate

  • Catherine Elise "Cate" BlanchettAustralian actress
  • Catherine Elizabeth "Cate" Edwardsattorney and daughter of former U.S. Senator John Edwards
  • Cate MarvinAmerican poet
  • Cate ElefanteAmerican actress
  • Cate Tiernanpen name for American novelist Gabrielle Charbonnet
  • Cate ShortlandAustralian film director and screenwriter
  • Cate SweeneyEnglish playwright
  • Cate Natalie CampbellAustralian Olympic swimmer
  • Field Adrianus CateAmerican musician, from band Fencer
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Cate in Pop Culture

  • Cate Cassidycharacter on TV's "Life Unexpected"
  • Cate Schoolcoed private high school in Carpinteria, California
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