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  1. #6,629,853 Katherine Harbeck
  2. #6,629,854 Katherine Harber
  3. #6,629,855 Katherine Harford
  4. #6,629,856 Katherine Haring
  5. #6,629,857 Katherine Harrier
  6. #6,629,858 Katherine Harshman
  7. #6,629,859 Katherine Hartford
  8. #6,629,860 Katherine Hartshorn
  9. #6,629,861 Katherine Harvill
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Meaning & Origins

English form of the name of a saint martyred at Alexandria in 307. The story has it that she was condemned to be broken on the wheel for her Christian belief. However, the wheel miraculously fell apart, and so she was beheaded instead. There were many elaborations on this story, which was one of the most popular in early Christian mythology, and she has been the object of a vast popular cult. The earliest sources that mention her are in Greek and give the name in the form Aikaterinē. The name is of unknown etymology; the suggestion that it may be derived from Hēcatē, the pagan goddess of magic and enchantment, is not convincing. From an early date, it was associated with the Greek adjective katharos ‘pure’. This led to spellings with -th- and to a change in the middle vowel (see Katharine). Several later saints also bore the name, including the mystic St Katherine of Siena (1347–80) who both led a contemplative life and played a role in the affairs of state of her day. Katherine is also a royal name: in England it was borne by the formidable and popular Katherine of Aragon (1485–1536), the first wife of Henry VIII, as well as by the wives of Henry V and Charles II.
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English and Scottish: 1. nickname or occupational name for someone who hunted hares, or who was thought to resemble a breed of dog used in hunting hares. 2. nickname for someone thought to resemble a harrier, a kind of hawk, Middle English harrower. 3. nickname for a raider or plunderer, from an agent noun derived from Middle English herian, Old English her(g)ian ‘to harry’, ‘plunder’, ‘ravage’.
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