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


Katharina is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Katharina?

The German name Katharina 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 Katharina mean?

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

Pronunciation of Katharina

Variants of the name Katharina

Catarina Catharina Katariina Katarina

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Popularity of the name Katharina

The name Katharina is ranked #588 overall.

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