Katia - girls name

Katia name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Katia name meaning:

The name Katia is of Russian origin and is a diminutive form of the name Ekaterina or Catherine. The name Catherine is derived from the Greek name Aikaterine, which has multiple interpretations with different meanings. One interpretation is that it comes from the Greek word "katharos," meaning "pure" or "unsullied." Another interpretation is that it is derived from the Greek word "katharos," combined with the word for "torture," signifying the martyrdom of Saint Catherine.

In the context of the name Katia, it carries the same meanings as Catherine. It is often associated with qualities such as purity, innocence, and resilience. Girls with the name Katia are often seen as graceful individuals with a strong sense of self. They tend to possess a gentle and kind nature and have a natural ability to bring peace and harmony to their surroundings.

Overall, the name Katia holds connotations of purity, resilience, and grace, reflecting the qualities often associated with Catherine. It is a beautiful name that carries a sense of strength and elegance, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a name with a rich cultural background.

Origin: Spanish

Variant of Katherine: Pure.

Related names

Katherine , Caitie, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlinn, Caitlynn, Cateline, Catelyn, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Cattee, Kaitlin , Katalina , Katchen, Katerina , Katharina, Katharine, Katharyn, Kathe, Katherina , Katheryn, Kathie, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn , Kathryne, Kathrynn, Kathy, Katia , Katie , Katiya, Katria, Katriana, Katrina , Katrya, Katy , Kay, Kayiyn, Kolena

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Overall UK ranking: 4634 out of 5581

4 recorded births last year

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