Catherine - means pure, clear and innocent. In early English spelled Katherine - From the Latin Katharina. The name "Katherine" is first recorded in
Middleton - means middle enclosure or settlement. One who came from Middleton (the middle homestead or village), the name of many villages in
English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the places so called. In over thirty instances from many different areas, the name is from Old English midel ‘middle’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. However, Middleton on the Hill near
So instead of saying "Hello, my name is Catherine Elizabeth Middleton"...
Kate could say... "Hello, I am the pure & innocent - god's-daughter - from the middle settlement. LOL... I think I prefer Duchess Kate!
Clearly I had too much free time today but I was wondering if I would find some "clue" to Kate's destiny within the breakdown of her birth name. It's not too shabby!
If you want to do this for yourself I recommend the two websites that I utilized: http://www.ancestry.com/ and http://www.wikipedia.com/
Warrior - Female Sheep - Gift from God...
Er... I mean... Kelly - Rachelle - Mathews