Meaning and Origin of Kato - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Kato

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : All-knowing
  • American : Good judgment

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Japanese (Katō) : variously written; most bearers descend from the Fujiwara of Kaga (Kaga no Fujiwara). Kaga is now part of Ishikawa prefecture. Mostly found along the southeastern seaboard and in the Ryūkyū Islands. One family was daimyō of Hizen (now Nagasaki prefecture).
  • Hungarian (Kató) : from a pet form of the female personal name Katalin (see Catherine).