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What does Katrin mean?

Katrin Pronunciation of Katrin [ka-trin] as a girls' name is a Greek name, and the name Katrin means "pure". Katrin is an alternate form of Katrina (Greek): short transcription of Katherine.

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Katrin has 1 variant: Katrine.

14 more different relations via Katrina: Catreina, Catrina, Catriona, Kaitrina, Kaitrona, Katreena, Katreina, Katriona, Katryna, Ketreina, Ketrina, Ketryna, Kotrijna and Kotryna.

Creative forms:
(female) Keitrin, Kotrin, ..

(male) Katrinne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Katrin Zariah (K.Z.), ..

How popular is Katrin?

Katrin is an unusual first name for females. Katrin is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Katrin (outside Top 2000) are Katrina (#1167 last year), Catriona and Catrina. These forms of Katrin were favored as birth names during the years 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.17%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.01%, 95.2% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Katrin is pronounced similarly to Caitrin, Caitrine, Caitrinn, Catreen, Catrin, Catrine, Kaitrin, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn, Katriane and Katrien. Other suggested similar names are Carrin, Catlin, Farin, Farrin, Kaelin, Kaitrinna (see Catherine), Kalin, Kamerin, Kamren, Kamrin, Kamron, Kamryn, Karen, Kari, Karie, Karine, Karis, Karlin, Karmin, Karon, Karri, Karrin, Karrina, Karrine, Karyn, Katalin, Katarina, Katerina, Katerinka, Katharyn, Katherin, Katherina, Katherine, Katheryn, Kathia, Kathie, Kathirin, Kathiryn (see Catherine), Kathlin, Kathrene, Kathrine, Kathrinna, Kathryn, Kathryne, Kathrynn, Katia, Katie, Katlin, Katline, Katlyn, Katrena, Katria, Katriana, Katrice, Katriel, Kaylin, Kerin, Kerrin, Korin, Laurin, Mairin, Marrin, Matrina and Tarin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Katrin.

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