What does Katya mean?
Katya [katya] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Katya is "pure". Katya is an alternate form of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Katya is also a variation of Katherine (Greek). Katya is also used as a variation of Katie (Greek).
63 more related forms via Catherine, Katherine, Katie: Caryn▼, Cat, Cate, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathi, Cathy▼, Cathye, Catia, Catina▼, Catryna, Cay, Caye, Kaatje, Kait, Kaitlyn▼, Karen▼, Karena, Kari▼, Karin▼, Karon, Karri, Karyn▼, Karynn, Kas, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kass, Kassi, Kassia, Kassy, Kasya, Kat, Kate, Katell, Katena, Katenka, Katha, Kathee, Kathi▼, Kathie▼, Kathryn▼, Kathy▼, Katia, Katica, Katilyn, Katina▼, Katinka, Katka, Katla, Katrena, Katria, Katrina▼, Katrya, Katryna, Katt, Katuska, Kay▼, Kaydi, Kaye▼ and Kit.Creative forms:
(female) Ketya, Kitya, ..
(male) Katon, .. Middle name pairings:
Katya Elliana (K.E.), ..
How popular is Katya?
Katya is a rare first name for females. Katya is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Katya entered the list in 1994 and reached its apex rank of #1313 in the U.S. in 2000, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Caryn, Cate, Catherine (#179 the previous year), Cathi, Cathy, Catina, Kaitlyn (#197), Karen (#504), Karena, Kari (#1817), Karin, Karon, Karri, Karyn, Kassi, Kate (#222), Katey, Katherine (#84), Kathi, Kathie, Kathryn (#319), Kathy (#1676), Kati, Katia (#1869), Katie (#309), Katilyn, Katina, Katrena, Katrina (#1167), Katy (#1547), Kay, Kaye, Kit, Kittie and Kitty are the popular variation forms of Katya listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Cay, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Katya was more pronounced among parents 55 years ago (usage of 5.3%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.8%, ▼85.7%), with forms like Kitty becoming less stylish.
Katya is alike in pronunciation to Catee. Other recommended names are Aanya, Batya, Bitya, Dalya, Damya, Danya, Darya, Dasya, Datya, Fanya, Galya, Hadya, Haya, Jaya, Kaala, Kaara, Kacia, Kadia, Kadiya, Kady, Kaela▼, Kaeya, Kahla, Kaia▲, Kaija, Kaila▼, Kaira, Kala▼, Kalea, Kalia, Kalla, Kaly, Kalyn▼, Kama, Kara▼, Karma, Karna, Karra, Kary, Karyl, Karyna, Karys, Karysa, Kasha, Katana, Kathe, Kathia, Kathya, Katlyn▼, Katura, Kaya, Kayla▼, Kazia, Kenya, Kirya, Kitra, Kostya, Lalya, Latoya▼, Maiya, Manya, Marya, Maya▲, Nadya, Nastya, Nasya, Natoya, Panya, Raya, Samya, Talya, Tasya, Taya▲ and Varya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Katya.See names in meaning and etymology.