Katharina Name Meaning & Origin

Katharina

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Origin of the name Katarina:

A cognate of Katherine (pure, unsullied).

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Nicknames for Katharina

Kathi, Kathy, Katy, Kathie, Katie, Kath, Kat, Kit-Kat, Katty

Meanings and history of the name Katharina

A name of Germanic origin that was used by Shakespeare.

It's actually of Greek origin, same as Katherine. This is simply the Germanic/Eastern spelling of the name Katherine.

Famous real-life people named Katharina

Katharina von Bora (1499-1552) wife of leader of the protestant reformation Martin Luther
Katharina the great. (1729-1796) Russian Tzarina / Imperator.

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