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Katja is a popular name in Germany. It´s pronounced Kut-yah. It was especially popular in the 1980´s along with several other -ja ending names.
-- Anonymous User
It's also used it Sweden and Finland. Pronounced like "cut ya".
It's used in the Netherlands as well.
A friend of mine bears this name and I like it. Especially because it had the Dutch word "kat" in it which means "cat".
Also a feminine name in Croatia.
As Caprice said, Katja is also used in Finland. It is rather common too, with over 18,000 occurrences (includes middle names) according to the Finnish Population Register Centre. Katja's name day is on 25th of November, same as other Finnish names related to Katherine.
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