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What does Caitriona mean?

Caitriona Pronunciation of Caitriona [caitri-ona] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Caitriona is "pure". Caitriona is a version, with the suffix -ona, of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Caitriona is also a form of Catriona (Gaelic, Greek). Caitriona is also used as a form of Katherine (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Caitriona has 19 variants: Caitrionagh, Catreena, Catreina, Catrenia, Catrina, Catrinia, Catrionagh, Catroina, Catryna, Kaitrinna, Kaitriona, Kaitrionaugh, Katrena, Katriana, Katrina, Katriona, Katrionagh, Katrionaugh and Katryna.

Caitriona has 16 more relations via Catherine, Catriona, Katherine: Caitlin, Caitlinn, Caitria, Caitrin, Caitrine, Caitrinn, Catarina, Caterina, Catina, Catlina, Catricia, Catrin, Catrine, Kaitrin, Kaitrine and Kaitrinn.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Caitrina, Chitriona, ..

(male) Caitricha, Caitrino, ..

How popular is Caitriona?

Caitriona is a rare first name for women. Caitriona is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Caitriona (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Katherine (#84 in recent rankings), Catherine (#179), Caitlin (#609), Katrina (#1167), Katrena, Catrina, Catarina, Catina and Catriona. Other variants, like Kaitrionaugh, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Caitriona reached its apex in the year 1991 (median #1030) and is now much reduced (#1337, 74.6% less usage), with forms like Catrina falling out of fashion. Shown below is a study of the popularity of Caitriona and corresponding names. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Catarina, Catherine, Catina, Catrina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katherine, Katrena, Katrina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Catherine, Catriona, Katherine, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caitriona is pronounced similarly to Kaitrina and Kaitrona. Other recommended names are Alastriona, Caparina, Capriana, Caprina, Cariana, Carina, Carinna, Carrina, Catarine, Caterine, Catharina, Catherina, Cathrine, Cathrinn (see Catherine), Catreen, Cedriana, Cedrina, Chiarina, Chipriana (see Cipriana), Cipriana, Cristiona, Matrina, Matriona, Meiriona, Patrina and Waltrina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caitriona.

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