Meaning of Katia

Meaning of Katia
Name
it Katia
Gender
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Meaning
Short form of Caterina: drift from the Greek Haikateríne or Hekaterín and in its turn from Hekáte, name of the goddess of the Hell, or from Hékatos, which means “thunderbolt” and it was a way in order to call the God of the Febo sun. However, in popular etymology, the name has been interpreted like connected to the adjective katharós which means “pure”, and then into the Latin Catharina, with th.
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In Italy about 21789 people are called Katia
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