Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. KA-TU-REEN(French)
KA-TREEN(French)
KATH-ə-rin(English)
KATH-rin(English)
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Meaning & History

French form of Katherine, and also a common English variant.

Related Names

DiminutivesCat, Cathy, Kat, Kate, Katey, Kathi, Kathie, Kathy, Katie, Katy, Kay, Kit, Kitty, Cate, Kaety, Katee(English)
Other Languages & CulturesAikaterine(Ancient Greek) Katalin, Kattalin(Basque) Katsiaryna, Karyna(Belarusian) Katarin, Katell(Breton) Ekaterina, Katerina, Katia, Katya(Bulgarian) Caterina(Catalan) Catalina(Corsican) Katarina, Kata, Kate, Katica, Katja, Tina(Croatian) Kateřina, Karin, Katka(Czech) Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Caja, Carina, Ina, Kaja, Karen, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja, Trine(Danish) Catharina, Katrien, Katrijn, Cato, Ina, Karin, Katinka, Katja, Rina, Rini, Riny, Tina, Tineke, Trijntje(Dutch) Kadri, Katariina, Katrin, Kadi, Kai, Kaia, Kaidi, Kaisa, Kaja, Karin, Kati, Riin, Riina, Triin, Triinu(Estonian) Katariina, Katriina, Iina, Kaarina, Kaija, Kaisa, Karin, Kata, Kati, Katja, Katri, Riina(Finnish) Katelijn, Katelijne(Flemish) Nienke, Nine, Nynke(Frisian) Catarina(Galician) Ekaterine, Eka(Georgian) Katharina, Katherina, Katrin, 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) Katrīna, Ina, Karīna, Karina(Latvian) Ina(Limburgish) Kotryna, Katrė(Lithuanian) Ekaterina, Katerina, Katina(Macedonian) Cateline(Medieval French) Cathrine, Catrine, 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, Ecaterina, Catina, Catrinel(Romanian) Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Yekaterina, Karina, Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya, Katyusha(Russian) Caderina(Sardinian) Caitrìona, Catriona, Catrina(Scottish) Katarina(Serbian) Katarína, Katka(Slovak) Katarina, Ina, Inja, Kaja, Karin, Katica, Katja(Slovene) Katarina(Sorbian) Catalina, Lina(Spanish) Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Katrin, Cajsa, Carin, Carina, Catharina, Ina, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina, Katharina, Katja(Swedish) Kateryna, Karyna, Katia, Katya(Ukrainian) Catrin, Cadi(Welsh)

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Name Days

France: March 24
France: April 29
France: November 25

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Entry updated July 2, 2017