What does Ekaterina mean?
Ekaterina /eka-te-ri-na/ [5 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Ekaterina is "pure".
Slavic variant of Catherine. Also possibly from Hecate, the name of the Greek goddess of magic. Also possibly derived from the Greek word katatein˘ meaning "torture". Saint Aikaterine of Alexandria was born a pagan but died a Christian martyr. Olympic figure skater Ekaterina Gordeeva.
Ekaterina has 1 variant: Yekaterina.
Affiliated girl name: Katherine.more]
How popular is Ekaterina?
Ekaterina is a rare first name for women. Ekaterina is also a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Ekaterina and related names. Caterina, Catherine (#170 a year ago), Catrina, Katarina, Katerina, Katherine (#83) and Katrina are the popular alternative forms of Ekaterina (not ranked). Variants like Katherina are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread in 1994 (usage of 0.4911%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2496%, 49.2% less), with the forms Catrina, Katarina and Katrina becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)