Catharina name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Catharina c(a)-thari-na
Meaning: The Pure and Clear
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What does Catharina mean?

Queer girl name Catharina means "Pure or Clear" and is used majorly in Swedish, English, Finnish, Norwegian, Danish and German has its origin in Old Greek language. Catharina is form of sacred and ceaseless Katharina.

Katharina is variant of predominant Karine. Katharina is resultant of Catherine. Unfamiliar Katharina came from Old Greek language, meaning of Katharina is "Hundred and The Pure".. Also Catharina is equivalent of Karine in Scandinavian and Dutch languages.

How do I pronounce Catharina?

c(a)-thari-na is the most common way to pronounce three syllabled Catharina. The other ways to say the name is cath(a)-rina.

Variants of Catharina

Aikaterine, Cateline, Katharina, Karine, Ecaterina, Carina, Karin, Karina, Carine, Cara, Karen, Caitlin, Cate, Catheryn

Names that rhyme with Catharina

How popular is the name Catharina?

Catharina is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 272 on girl names chart when 49 babies were named Catharina.

There are over 215 babies that have been given the name Catharina in Netherlands. Catharina is an uncommon baby name in United States, although it has been in use since 1948 but could not make beyond the top 5000.

Over 283 babies in United States have been named Catharina. During its 44 years of usage in France, it had made up to just the top 2000 girl names. Over 233 babies in France have been named Catharina.

Also, it is uncommon in Belgium, where it has been in use since 1995 and peaked in 1995 when it ranked 518th. Over 137 babies in Belgium have been named Catharina.

Catharina is a rare baby name in England and Wales still in use today and also in Ireland. But Catharina is a popular baby name in South Africa where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in Brazil.

According to our evaluation, at least 60000 people have been bestowed Catharina around the globe.

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Catharina in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Catharina

Remember that life is to have fun and don't worry much. Find someone who will change how you see love. Your soul mate is somewhere out there. Open your eyes. Stop treating people like you are better than them even if you really are. You respond to occurrences in an unusual, impulsive but also creative way. You can't stand being imprisoned by your feelings for someone. You would rather pretend that you don't have them.

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Middle names for Catharina

Here is a list of favorite and familiar middle names that go with the baby name Catharina.

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Sibling Names for Catharina

Choosing a name for your newborn is an exciting and important task. If you have decided on the beautiful name Catharina, you might be looking for sibling names that complement it perfectly. Here's a list of charming names that match the unique elegance and style of Catharina.

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Famous people named Catharina

  • Catharina Felser, German race car driver born in Siegburg
  • Catharina Bråkenhielm, Swedish social democratic politician
  • Catharina Hooft, Catharina Pietersdr
  • Catharina Margaretha Linck, Prussian woman
  • Catharina of Württemberg, was Queen consort of Westphalia by marriage to Jérôme Bonaparte
  • Catharina van Hemessen, Flemish Renaissance painter
  • Catharina Lodders, Dutch model and beauty queen
  • Catharina Svensson, Danish lawyer, a professional equestrienne
  • Catharina Neelissen, former international rower from the Netherlands,
  • Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd, Swedish politician
  • Catharina Alinder in Chock 5 - Helljus as Actress
  • Catharina Conti in Ach jodel mir noch einen - Stosstrupp Venus bläst zum Angriff as Actress
  • Catharina Nyqvist Ehrnrooth in Hotell as Production Designer
  • Catharina Christie in Shish as Actress
  • Catharina Ahlgren was a Swedish feminist writer, poet, translator, editor-in-chief, and one of Sweden's first identifiable female journalists.
  • Catharina Cavalli is noted for her acting in tvMiniSeries Sexton


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
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