Name Catarina Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Catarina


Catarina is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Catarina?

Catarina is a Portuguese and Italian form of Katherine and derived from the Greek name Aikaterine (Αἰκατερίνη), which derived from the Greek name Hekaterine (Ἑκατερινη) and from Hekate (Ἑκάτη), the Greek goddess of magic.

What does the name Catarina mean?

Catarina means “pure” (from ancient Greek “katharós/κᾰθᾰρός”), “each of the two”, “each singly” (from ancient Greek “hekáteros/ἑκᾰ́τερος”), “hundred” (from ancient Greek “hekatón/ἑκᾰτόν”), “far off” (from ancient Greek “hekás/ἑκᾰ́ς”), but as well “torture” (from ancient Greek “aikíā/αἰκῐ́ᾱ”). Besides, Catarina could be from a Coptic name with the meaning “my consecration of your name”.

Pronunciation of Catarina

Variants of the name Catarina

Catharina Katariina Katarina Katharina

Popularity of the name Catarina

The name Catarina is ranked #1222 overall.

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