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  1. #36
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    United States
    I'm Katherine nn Kate. I agree that Catherine seems slightly more classic than Katherine, but Cate is alternative whereas Kate is the little black dress version. I love my name, so I heartily approve of the name you're giving your daughter. There's no wrong choice here, but I ALWAYS go by Kate, so I honestly don't think it matters how you spell the longer version. I even use Kate on resumes now because it's a perfectly professional name.
    Names I enjoy:

    Girls: Lucy, Elena, Lake, Sylvie

    Boys: Jack, Eamon, Sylvan, Theo

    Photo by Corey Arnold

  2. #38
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    I'm a Kathryn nn Kate and I love that I have a K version.a

    Hollis - Carolina - Margaret - Ace - Mary - Beverly - Magnolia - Holiday - Rado - Georgie - Veda - Ruthie - Delta
    Atlas - Everest - Bellamy - Solomon - Benno - Cahill - Briggs - Cas - Silas - Neil - Ira - McCoy - Shannon - Harvey

    Expecting Leland

  3. #40
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    I prefer Katherine nn Kitty
    but out of the above options I don't know I mean Catherine nn Cate does seem softer to me but I've never thought to ever spelt Kate as Cate even knowing a Catherine who'se nn was Kate/Cate, I called her Cat so I never had to worry about the spelling
    I think I prefer Kate spelt with the K
    Number 1 Aunty to one adorable ray of sunshine Rosalee Jillian 'Rosie'/'Roe'
    Cousin & Godmother to the delightful Erica Marisol 'Eri'/'Ricki'
    & Godmother to Sadie Bryn 'Bean' & honorary aunt to Molly Maeve Tuesday 'Molly Dolly'!

  4. #42
    @SparrowFinch what do you think of Kate as a stand alone name?
    Expecting our first September 2015

    Current loves: Clara Elizabeth, Anna Katherine, Katherine "Kate" Marie, Elisabeth "Elsie" Ann, Elizabeth "Libby" Ann, Ann(e) Marie, James "Jem" Kent, Lucas "Luke" Kent

  5. #44
    I like Cate as a nn for Catherine but prefer Katherine as a full name. I know a lot of Kates so prefer Kat, Kitty and Rina as nns for Katherine because they're less common.
    Current favourite girls names: Verity, Eden, Cliora, Antonia, Morwen, Catriona, Dervla, Colette, Sorcha, Tahlia, Lucina, Vita (as name or short for Victoria), Zabet (as name or short for Elizabeth), Nina, Kylara, Zelda, Sabine, Eliska, Zelina, Mereya

    Check out my fantasy/sci-fi girls names list, you'll be surprised how 'normal' they can be!

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