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


Catherina is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Catherina?

The name Catherina 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 Catherina mean?

Catherina 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, Catherina could be from a Coptic name with the meaning “my consecration of your name”.

Pronunciation of Catherina

Variants of the name Catherina

Caterina Katerina Katherina

Popularity of the name Catherina

The name Catherina is ranked #2164 overall.

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