What does Katarina mean?
Katarina \k(a)-tari-na, kat(a)-rina\ as a girls' name. Katarina's name origin is Greek, and the meaning of the name Katarina is "pure". Katarina is a variant of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Katarina is also a derivative of Katherine (Greek).
Katarina▼ has 21 more alternative forms via Catherine, Katherine: Catalina, Catarine, Catharina, Catrina▼, Katalin, Katalina, Katerinka, Katharine▼, Katherina, Kathrina, Kathrine▼, Kathrinna, Katina, Katlaina, Katrena, Katria, Katriana, Katrina▼, Katrine, Katriona and Katryna.
Katarina is a rare given name for women. Katarina is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Katarina for girls. Katarina entered the list in 1992 and reached its peak position of #478 in the U.S. in the year 1994, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular variation forms of Katarina appearing in the Top 1000 are Katherine (#83 last year), Catherine (#170), Catalina (#365), Katalina (#823), Kathrine, Katina, Katrina, Caterina, Catrina, Katerina and Katharine. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.388%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.2133%, down 45%), with the versions Katrina, Katharine, Catrina, Katarina and Kathrine falling out of fashion. Catalina (#365) is the most trendy girl name here, with this name having a rebound in usage. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Katarina and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)