What does Caitriona mean?
Caitriona \ca(i)-trio-na, cait-riona\ as a name for girls. Caitriona's name origins are Greek and Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Caitriona is "pure". Caitriona is a derivative of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Caitriona is also a form of Catriona (Gaelic, Greek). Caitriona is also used as a form of Katherine (Greek).
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 44 more related variations via Catherine, Catriona, Katherine: Caitie, Caitlin, Caitlinn, Caitria, Caitrin, Caitrine, Caitrinn, Carin, Caron, Carrin, Carron, Catalina, Catarina, Catarine, Caterina, Caterine, Catharina, Catherina, Cathrine▼, Cathrinn, Catia, Catina, Catlaina, Catlina, Catreen, Catrice, Catricia, Catrin, Catrine, Kaitlin▼, Kaitlinn, Kaitlinne, Kaitrin, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn, Katarina▼, Katerina, Kathrina, Kathrinna, Katina, Katria, Katriane, Katrien and Katrine.
Caitriona is a rare first name for women. Caitriona is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular varying forms of Caitriona (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Katherine (#83 in 2014), Catherine (#170), Catalina (#365), Caitlin (#496), Katarina, Katerina, Katrina, Katina, Kaitlin, Catrina, Caron, Caterina, Cathrine, Catina and Catriona. Usage of these girl names reached its apex in the year 1994 (usage of 0.3617%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1924%, down 46.8%), with the forms Kaitlin, Katrina, Cathrine, Katarina and Catrina falling out of fashion. Catalina (#365) and Caitlin (#496) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for Catalina. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Caitriona and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)