♀ Name Catherine – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Catherine

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Catherine is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Catherine

Catherine is an English and French name 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.

Meaning of Catherine

Catherine means “each of the two” (from Greek “εκάτερος/hekateros”), “pure” (from Greek “καθαρός/katharos”), “torture” (from Greek “αἰκία/aikia”), “one hundred” (from Greek “hekaton/ἑκατόν”) or “far away” (from Greek “hekás/ἑκάς”).

Pronunciation of Catherine

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