Gender: Feminine
Origin: Dutch/Hungarian
Dutch (KAT-toh); Hung (kah-TOH)

The name could either be from a Dutch short form of Katarina or from the Hungarian, Kató, which is also a short form of Katalin.

As of 2008, Kato was the 39th most popular female name in Belgium.

Coincidentally, it is a Luganda male name meaning, “second of twins.”