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Katie

or Katey

[key-tee] /ˈkeɪ ti/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Katherine or Catherine.
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  • Every one knew also that Katie felt for the backward girls and those who were slow and dull.

    Catherine Booth Mildred Duff
  • She came in at three o'clock, and Katie gave her a cup of tea.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Dotty ate two quarters, gave one to Katie, and reserved the fourth for Polly.

  • And about how to keep Katie in order about your socks, and all sorts of things.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • In vain Katie continued a shriek that a murtherer was in the room.

    Idle Hour Stories Eugenia Dunlap Potts
Word Origin and History for Katie

diminutive form of Kate.

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