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Gender: female
Pronunciation: ka-TREE-nah, ka-TREE-na, kaht-REE-nah
Meaning: pure, unsullied
Related Names: Caitrionagh, Cat, Catreena, Catreina, Catrina, Catriona, Catrionagh, Kaitrina, Kaitrona, Kat, Katherine, Katreena, Katreina, Katrin, Katrine, Katriona, Katrionagh, Katryna, Ketreina, Ketrina, Ketryna, Kotrijna, Kotryna

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Rank in 2000s: 292

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Name: katrina Origin: Greek,,, German,,, Dutch,, Meaning (no case): pure, unsullied




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ORIGIN AND HISTORY

The name Katrina originates from the Dutch and German “Katrine,” which is a variation of the Greek “Katherine” meaning “pure” or “unsullied.” Katrina is also a Swedish variant of “Katherine.”

POPULARITY

According to the 1990 United States Census [1], Katrina ranked as the 299th most popular female first name. In the United States, the name ranked in the Top 1,000 most popular girls' names from the 1950s through the first decade of the 21st century.

According to the Social Security Administration [1], in the 21st century, the name ranked in the Top 1,000 most popular girls' names every year from 2000 (236th) through 2006 (382nd).

United States Popularity of the girl's name Katrina in the 21st Century:

  • Year: 2006 Rank:382nd
  • Year: 2005 Rank:246th
  • Year: 2004 Rank:281st
  • Year: 2003 Rank:274th
  • Year: 2002 Rank:280th
  • Year: 2001 Rank:251st
  • Year: 2000 Rank:236th

In 2007, the popularity of the girl’s name Katrine ranked 22nd in Denmark.

FACTS

  • November 25th is celebrated in Latvia and Slovakia in honor of the name Katrina.
  • “Katrina” is the name of a category five hurricane from the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, which ravaged New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, and ranks as the costliest Atlantic hurricane to date.
  • “Katrina” is a name bestowed upon babies of celebrities Anne Baxter and Jill Ireland.


NAMESAKES

  • “Katrina and the Waves” (named for Katrina Leskanich ) is the name of a pop rock band of the 1980s and 1990s, which was most well known in the 1980s for their 1985 hit song “Walking on Sunshine.” They also won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1997 with the song “Love Shine a Light.” Members of the band include Katrina Leskanich, Kimberley Rew, Alex Cooper and Vince de la Cruz.
  • “Katrina van Tassel” is a character in the short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” written by Washington Irving in 1820. She is the eighteen year old daughter of a wealthy farmer who is courted by the schoolmaster Ichabod Crane and Abraham "Brom Bones" Van Brunt.
  • “Katrina” is the title of a Swedish novel written by Sally Salminen in 1936, in which the main character of the story, Katrina, marries for affluence only to be found wanting and utterly lacking when she realizes her suitor was not who he said he was.

FAMOUS PERSONS

  • Katrina vanden Heuvel – Editor of liberal publication “The Nation” since 1995.
  • Katrina Powell – Former Australian National field hockey player who won a gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, a gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, a gold medal at the 1998 Utrecht World Hockey Cup, a gold medal at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games, a gold medal at the 1997 Berlin Champions Trophy, a gold medal at the 1999 Brisbane Champions Trophy and a gold medal at the 2003 Sydney Champions Trophy.


NOTES



OTHER KATRINA'S

Katrina Smith, Katrina Johnson, Katrina Williams, Katrina Jones, Katrina Brown, Katrina Davis, Katrina Miller, Katrina Wilson, Katrina Moore, Katrina Taylor, Katrina Aalmo, Katrina Aamoth, Katrina Abalos, Katrina Abaloyan, Katrina Abarcar, Katrina Abatiell, Katrina Abbey, Katrina Abbott, Katrina Abbs, Katrina Abderton, Katrina Abdoul, Katrina Abdu, Katrina Abdullah, Katrina Abel, Katrina Abell, Katrina Abella, Katrina Abercrombie, Katrina Abernathy, Katrina Abeyta, Katrina Abight, Katrina Ables, Katrina Abner, Katrina Abramowicz, Katrina Abrego, Katrina Abreu, Katrina Abrizenski, Katrina Abshere, Katrina Abts, Katrina Aballero, Katrina Abarca, Katrina Abbit, Katrina Abdulmateen, Katrina Abordo, Katrina Abrahemian, Katrina Abram, Katrina Abramo, Katrina Aaron, Katrina Aberdeen, Katrina Abrio, Katrina Aburrow, More results

Author: Rich Kachold

Facts about KatrinaRDF feed
Gender female  +
Length 7  +
Meaning pure, unsullied  +
Meaningnc pure, unsullied  +
Name katrina  +
Origin Greek  +, German  +, and Dutch  +
Popularity 2  +
Pronunciation ka-TREE-nah, ka-TREE-na, kaht-REE-nah  +
Rank in 2000s 292  +
Related Caitrionagh  +, Cat  +, Catreena  +, Catreina  +, Catrina  +, Catriona  +, Catrionagh  +, Kaitrina  +, Kaitrona  +, Kat  +, Katherine  +, Katreena  +, Katreina  +, Katrin  +, Katrine  +, Katriona  +, Katrionagh  +, Katryna  +, Ketreina  +, Ketrina  +, Ketryna  +, Kotrijna  +, and Kotryna  +
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