English, Irish

Cathleen Origin and Meaning

The name Cathleen is girl's name meaning "pure".
Variant of Kathleen

20 Names Similar to Cathleen

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Famous People Named Cathleen

  • Cathleen Sabine MannMarchioness of Queensberry, British portrait painter and costume designer
  • Cathleen FalsaniAmerican journalist
  • Cathleen RundGerman Olympic swimmer
  • Cathleen SchineAmerican novelist
  • Cathleen CordellAmerican actress
  • Kathleen Mary "Cathleen" NesbittBritish actress
  • Mary Cathleen Collinsbirth name of Bo Derek, American actress
  • Cathleen Synge MorawetzIrish,Canadian mathematician
  • Cathleen Hudsondaughter of John Granville Cornwallis Eliot, 6th Earl of St Germans
  • Cathleen Davitt BellAmerican novelist
  • Margo Cathleen HarshmanAmerican actress

Cathleen in Pop Culture

  • "Cathleen ni Houlihan" (1902)W.B. Yeats's play in which Kathleen ni Houlihan (a personification of Ireland as a woman, as Britannia is of Great Britain) appears as a mysterious wandering old woman who inspired the uprising of the United Irishmen in 1798.
  • Cathleen Calvertcharacter in "Gone With the Wind"