Gender Feminine
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Meaning & History

From the Mohawk pronunciation of Katherine. This was the name adopted by the 17th-century Mohawk saint Tekakwitha upon her baptism.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKaterina(Albanian) Aikaterine(Ancient Greek) Katalin, Kattalin(Basque) Katsiaryna, Karyna(Belarusian) Katarin, Katell(Breton) Ekaterina, Katina, 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) Caitlin, Catherine, Cathleen, Katherine, Kathleen, Katrina, Caetlin, Caitlyn, Caren, Caryn, Cat, Cate, Catharine, Catherin, Catherina, Cathryn, Cathy, Kae, Kaety, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Karen, Karena, Karina, Karyn, Kat, Kate, Katee, Katelin, Katelyn, Katelynn, Katey, Katharine, Katharyn, Katherina, Katheryn, Katheryne, Kathi, Kathie, Kathlyn, Kathryn, Kathy, Katie, Katlyn, Katy, Kay, Kaye, Kerena, Kit, Kitty, Trina(English) 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) Catherine, Carine, Karine, Katia(French) 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) Katalin, Kata, Katalinka, Kati, Katica, Katinka, Kató, Kitti(Hungarian) Katrín, Karen(Icelandic) Caitlín, Caitlin, Caitríona, Cathleen, Catriona, Kathleen, Katriona, Cáit, Caitria, Ríona, Tríona(Irish) Caterina, Catia, Katia, Katiuscia, Rina(Italian) Katerina(Late Roman) Katrīna, 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) Catrina, Catriona, Katrina, Katriona(Scottish) Caitrìona(Scottish Gaelic) Katarina(Serbian) Katarína, Katka(Slovak) Katarina, Ina, Inja, Kaja, Karin, Katica, Katja(Slovene) Katarina(Sorbian) Catalina, Karin, 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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Entry updated April 5, 2022