Given Name CATHERINE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French, English
PRONOUNCED: KA-TU-REEN (French), KA-TREEN (French), KATH-ə-rin (English), KATH-rin (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

French form of KATHERINE, and also a common English variant.
DIMINUTIVES: Cat, Cathy, Kat, Kate, Katey, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Katie, Katy, Kay, Kit, Kitty, Cate, Kaety, Katee (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aikaterine (Ancient Greek), Katalin, Kattalin (Basque), Katsiaryna (Belarusian), Katarin, Katell (Breton), Ekaterina, Katerina, Katia, Katya (Bulgarian), Caterina (Catalan), Katarina, Kata, Kate, Katica, Tina (Croatian), Kateřina, Katka (Czech), Cathrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Caja, Carina, Ina, Kaja, Karen, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja, Trine (Danish), Catharina, Katelijn, Katelijne, Katrien, Katrijn, Katrina, Cato, Ina, Karin, Katinka, Katja, Rina, Rini, Riny, Tina, Tineke, Trijntje (Dutch), Kadri, Katariina, Katrin, Kaia, Kaisa, Kaja, Kati, Riina, Triinu (Estonian), Katariina, Katriina, Iina, Kaarina, Kaija, Kaisa, Karin, Kata, Kati, Katja, Katri, Riina (Finnish), Nienke, Nine, Nynke (Frisian), Catarina (Galician), Ekaterine, Eka (Georgian), Katharina, Katherina, Katrin, Katrina, Carina, Cathrin, Catrin, Ina, Karen, Karin, Karina, Katarina, Katarine, Katharine, Käthe, Kathrin, Katinka, Katja (German), Aikaterini, Ekaterini, Katerina, Katina, Kaiti, Keti (Greek), Kakalina, Kalena (Hawaiian), Kateri (History), Katalin, Kata, Katalinka, Kati, Katica, Katinka, Kató, Kitti (Hungarian), Katrín, Karen (Icelandic), Caitlín, Caitlin, Caitríona, Cathleen, Catriona, Kathleen, Cáit, Caitria, Catrina, Ríona (Irish), Caterina, Catia, Katia, Katiuscia, Rina (Italian), Katerina (Late Roman), Ina (Limburgish), Kotryna, Katrė (Lithuanian), Ekaterina, Katerina, Katina (Macedonian), Cateline (Medieval French), Cathrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Carina, Ina, Kaia, Kaja, Karen, Kari, Karin, Karina, Karine, Katharina, Katja (Norwegian), Catarina (Occitan), Katarzyna, Karina, Kasia (Polish), Catarina, Cátia (Portuguese), Cătălina, Catina, Ecaterina (Romanian), Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Yekaterina, Karina, Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya, Katyusha (Russian), Caderina (Sardinian), Caitrìona, Catriona, Catrina (Scottish), Katarina (Serbian), Katarína, Katka (Slovak), Katarina, Kaja, Katica, Katja (Slovene), Catalina, Lina (Spanish), Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Katrin, Katrina, Cajsa, Carin, Carina, Catharina, Ina, Kai, Kaj, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja (Swedish), Kateryna, Katia, Katya (Ukrainian), Catrin, Cadi (Welsh)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017