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The name Kathleen is of Irish Gaelic origin, and is a variation of Catherine.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kathleen has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Kathleen
Use of the Name Kathleen for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
704,256 336,175 70,388 15,680 6,188 2,070 981
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kathleen has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Kathleen
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188035821  
188147713  
188237423  
188341821  
188438727  
188533338  
188632143  
188730250  
188828667  
188925287  
1890239105  
1891228113  
1892208149  
1893196170  
1894205168  
1895196192  
1896169259  
1897173251  
1898163306  
1899184231  
1900170323  
1901168273  
1902158327  
1903149352  
1904147363  
1905152386  
1906143413  
1907149440  
1908132525  
1909135526  
1910132620  
1911126663  
1912118979  
19131111,174  
19141101,469  
19151041,937  
19161042,154  
19171012,357  
1918992,634  
19191012,588  
1920913,152  
1921833,420  
1922803,468  
1923703,754  
1924763,668  
1925813,506  
1926833,272  
1927833,260  
1928833,142  
1929892,940  
1930843,069  
1931862,795  
1932832,947  
1933773,120  
1934743,275  
1935713,351  
1936673,350  
1937613,740  
1938584,230  
1939484,655  
1940405,701  
1941367,157  
19422410,702  
19432212,133  
19442013,007  
19451913,811  
19461618,731  
19471122,069  
19481023,237  
1949926,31792956
19501025,682  
19511026,663  
19521125,759  
19531423,709  
19541422,452  
19551721,991  
19561721,364  
19572119,742  
19582119,189  
19592317,631  
19602716,090  
19612915,376  
19622914,182  
19632813,554  
19643013,229  
19653411,790  
19663710,494  
1967409,210  
1968408,736  
1969428,300  
1970457,426  
1971536,156  
1972575,114  
1973684,257  
1974763,963  
1975803,549  
1976823,404  
1977793,651  
1978793,746  
1979843,643  
1980823,852  
1981823,772  
1982773,948  
1983733,917  
1984713,985  
1985684,083  
1986684,126  
1987724,158  
1988753,923  
1989903,601  
1990923,670  
19911023,368  
19921083,132  
19931172,745  
19941302,428  
19951392,280  
19961512,107  
19971751,742  
19981711,734  
19991911,629  
20002031,579  
20012381,332  
20022591,207  
20032821,089  
2004318981  
Totals:  704,256 56

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kathleen as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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