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What does Katalin mean?

Katalin Pronunciation of Katalin [katal-in] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Katalin means "pure". Katalin is an alternate spelling of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Katalin is also a variant of Katherine (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Katalin has 6 variants: Cataleen, Catalin, Cataline, Cateline, Kataleen and Katelijn.

52 more alternative forms via Catherine, Katherine: Caitlin, Catalina, Catarina, Catarine, Cathaline, Catharin, Cathelin, Cathline, Catlina, Catrin, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn, Kaitrin, Karin, Karrin, Kata, Katalina, Katarina, Katchen, Katell, Katelle, Katerina, Katharine, Katharyn, Kathelina, Katheline, Katherin, Kathi, Kathie, Kathirin, Kathleen, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathline, Kathlyne, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn, Kati, Katia, Katie, Katina, Katla, Katlaina, Katleen, Katline, Katria, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine and Kaylin.

Creative forms:
(female) Kitalin, Netalin, ..

(male) Katalde, Katalsh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Katalin Annabell (K.A.), ..

How popular is Katalin?

Katalin is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Katalin is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Katalin (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Katherine (#84 from recent data), Catherine (#179), Kaitlyn (#197), Katie (#309), Kathryn (#319), Catalina (#325), Caitlin (#609), Kaylin (#619), Katalina (#787), Kathleen (#830), Katerina (#1158), Katrina (#1167), Kaitlin (#1347), Katarina (#1349), Katia (#1869), Kati, Catarina, Katina, Kathrine, Kathrina, Katherin, Katharyn, Karin, Kathi, Kathlene, Kathie and Katharine. Adoption of these forms of Katalin was common among parents in 1992 (average #974) and has become much lower since (#1301, 75.1%), with versions such as Karin becoming somewhat dated. Katherine is the firm favorite, though Catalina has grown trendy as well over time. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Catalina, Catarina, Catherine, Kaitlin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Karin, Katalina, Katarina, Katerina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katharine, Katharyn, Katherin, Katherine, Kathi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathie, Kathleen, Kathlene, Kathrina, Kathrine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathryn, Kati, Katia, Katie, Katina in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Catherine, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Karin outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Katherine, Kathleen, Kathryn, Katie, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Katalin is pronounced similarly to Caitilin, Catelan, Catelinn, Catelyn, Katelan, Katelin, Kateline, Katelinn, Katelyn, Katelynn and Katilyn. Other suggested similar names are Caralin, Catlin, Jacalin, Kaelin, Kailin, Kaitlan, Kalin, Karalie, Karalina, Karaline, Karalyn, Karlin, Karolin, Kastalia, Kathaleen, Kathaline, Kathlena, Kathlin, Kathlinne, Kathlyn, Kathlynn, Kathyline (see Kathleen), Katlin, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn, Katrin, Kayelin, Kitlyn, Maralin, Natali, Natalia, Natalie, Natalina and Nataline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Katalin.

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