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What does Katia mean?

Katia Pronunciation of Katia [ka-tia] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Katia is "pure". Katia is an alternate form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Katia is also a form of Katie (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


86 related forms via Catherine, Katie: Cadi, Cait, Caitie, Caitria, Cari, Carin, Cat, Cate, Catey, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathi, Cathie, Cathy, Cati, Catia, Catie, Catlina, Cato, Catrin, Catrina, Caty, Kait, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaitlin, Kaitrin, Kaity, Karen, Karena, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karri, Karrin, Karyn, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kass, Kassia, Kassy, Kasya, Kat, Kata, Katalin, Katalina, Katarina, Kate, Katee, Katell, Katenka, Katerina, Katey, Katha, Kathee, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Kati, Katianne, Katica, Katilyn, Katina, Katinka, Katiya, Katka, Katla, Katlaina, Katrena, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Katriona, Katryna, Katt, Katuska, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaydi, Kaye, Kit, Kittie and Kitty.

Creative forms:
(female) Kastia, Klatia, ..

(male) Kamit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Katia Emme (K.E.), ..

How popular is Katia?

Katia is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2906 out of 4276, Top 68%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Katia was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #772 in the U.S. in 1996, and is at #1869 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Katia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Catherine (#179 the previous year), Kate (#222), Katie (#309), Karen (#504), Katalina (#787), Katerina (#1158), Katrina (#1167), Kaitlin (#1347), Katarina (#1349), Katy (#1547), Kathy (#1676), Kari (#1817), Carin, Katrena, Katina, Katilyn, Katya, Kittie, Kitty, Kit, Kaye, Kay, Kati, Kathi, Karin, Karon, Karena, Cathie, Catrina, Karri, Karyn, Katey, Cathy, Cate, Cari, Cathi and Kathie are the prominent alternative forms of Katia (#1869 the previous year). Other forms, like Catie, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Katia reached its apex in the 1960s (usage of 4.88%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.37%, 92.4% less), with forms like Karin becoming somewhat dated. Catherine has been the most prevalent, though Katalina has become popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katia, Cari, Carin, Cate, Catherine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cathi, Cathie, Cathy, Catrina, Kaitlin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karen, Karena, Kari, Karin, Karon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karri, Karyn, Katalina, Katarina, Kate in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katerina, Katey, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kati, Katie, Katilyn, Katina, Katrena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katrina, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaye in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kit, Kittie, Kitty in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Kaitlin, Karen, Karin, Kate outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Katia is pronounced similarly to Caiti, Catee, Kaitee and Kitti. Other recommended names are Artia, Basia, Bastia, Cacia, Casia, Dacia, Damia, Datia, Fania, Gratia, Kaala, Kaci, Kacia, Kacie, Kadi, Kadia, Kadie, Kadiya, Kahla, Kai, Kaia, Kaija, Kaira, Kala, Kalea, Kali, Kalia, Kalina, Kara, Karie, Karima, Karis, Karma, Karmia, Karna, Karra, Katana, Katena, Kathe, Kathia, Kathya, Katlin, Katria, Katrin, Katrisa, Kaya, Kayla, Kazia, Kenia, Ketifa, Ketzia, Kicia, Kiria, Kitra, Lakia, Lalia, Latia, Latoia, Maia, Malia, Mattia, Nasia, Ostia, Pania, Pazia, Safia, Talia, Tania, Tasia, Tatia and Vitia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Katia.

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