Meaning and name origin
Katarina \k(a)-tari-na, kat(a)-rina\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Katarina is "pure". Katarina 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.
Katarina is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Katarina for girls. Katarina reached its highest rank of #478 in the U.S. in 1994. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Katarina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Katherine (#83), Catherine (#170), Katerina, Katarina and Caterina. (2014 statistics).
Suggested similar baby names are Kaitrina, Katalina, Katerinka, Katharine, Katherina, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathrinna, Katreina, Katrena, Katriana, Katrin, Katrina, Katrine, Katriona, Katryna and Ketrina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Katarina.