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


Katya is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Katya?

Katya is a diminutive of the Russian name Yekaterina, a form of the name Katherine, which 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 Katya mean?

Katya means “pure” (from ancient Greek “katharós/κᾰθᾰρός”), “each of the two” (from ancient Greek “hekáteros/ἑκᾰ́τερος”), “one hundred” (from ancient Greek “hekatón/ἑκᾰτόν”), “far off” (from ancient Greek “hekás/ἑκᾰ́ς”), but as well “torture” (from ancient Greek “aikíā/αἰκῐ́ᾱ”).

Pronunciation of Katya

Variants of the name Katya

Katja Katia

Popularity of the name Katya

The name Katya is ranked #5624 overall.

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