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Meaning and name origin

Catherina \c(a)-theri-na, cath(e)-rina\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Catherina is "pure". Catherina is a variant of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Also a variant of Katherine (Greek): the name may also have come from Hecate, the name of the Greek goddess of magic.

Catherina has 3 variant forms: Catharina, Catharyna, Katherina.


Catherina is a somewhat popular first name for females (#4259 out of 4276, Top 100%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Catherina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Katherine (#83) and Catherine (#170). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Katherine, Catherine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Catarina, Caterina, Caterine, Catharin, Catharine, Cathelina, Catheren, Catherin, Catherinn, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathirin, Cathrine, Cathrinn, Catreina and Catrina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Catherina.