From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Katharina. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1920 or between 1980 and 2005

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany
  • Southern Germany

Variant Spellings

Variant Forms

See also Käthe, Karen, Karin, Kathrin, Kati, Katja

Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Greek name Αικατερινη (Aikaterine) of uncertain meaning

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