Kate is a feminine given name. It is sometimes a short form of Katherine, which is Greek meaning pure, blessed, virginal and popularity. It may refer to:
People with the given name Kate:
- Kate (given name)
- Hurricane Kate (1985), which hit the US
- Typhoon Kate (1970), a super typhoon that struck the Philippines
- CSS Kate was a 165' wooden hulled sidewheel steamer of 477 tons used by the Confederacy as a blockade runner that made 20 successful runs through the Union blockade during the American Civil War.
- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge
- "Kate" a young adult novel by Valerie Sherrard
- Kate (song), a song by Ben Folds Five
- Nakajima B5N, a Japanese torpedo bomber, Allied reporting name "Kate"
- Kate (text editor), a text editor for KDE
- KATE, a radio station in Minnesota, USA
- "Kate" is rhyming slang for Army (it rhymes with Kate Carney)
- An alternative title of Crabbit Old Woman, a poem attributed to Phyllis McCormack
- The Kâte language, a Papuan language
Famous quotes containing the word kate:
“Truly, My Satan, thou art but a Dunce,
And dost not know the Garment from the Man.
Every Harlot was a Virgin once,
Nor canst thou ever change Kate into Nan.”
—William Blake (17571827)