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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Catalin

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Perhaps a masculine equivalent the feminine Cătălina, a Romanian equivalent to Catherine, ultimately of Ancient Greek origin (Αἰκατερίνη (Aikaterínē)). cf. also Ecaterina.

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Catalin

Cătălin was born on June 30th, 1984 in Cotnari.


Catalin was born on March 21st, 1965.


Cătălin Carp is a soccer player for the FC Steaua București, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Dynamo Kyiv, FC Dynamo-2 Kyiv, CFR Cluj, Moldova national under-19 football team, Moldova national under-21 football team, and Moldova national football team. Cătălin was born on October 20th, 1993 in Chișinău.


Cătălin Hîldan was a soccer player for the FC Dinamo București, FCM Târgoviște, and Romania national football team. Cătălin was born on February 3rd, 1976 in Brănești, Ilfov. He breathed his last breath on October 5th, 2000.


Cătălin Predoiu is a (Acting), Prime Minister of Romania, Minister of Justice, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice (Romania), and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Romania). Cătălin was born on August 27th, 1968 in Buzău.


Cătălin Țîră is a soccer player for the FC Rapid București, ADO Den Haag, FC Brașov, CS Concordia Chiajna, and Romania national under-21 football team. Cătălin was born on June 18th, 1994 in Bucharest, Romania.


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Fun Facts about the name Catalin

  • How Popular is the name Catalin? Catalin is the 90,292nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Catalin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Catalin in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Catalin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Catalin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Catalin is Friday, July 9th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Catalin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Catalin was in 2003 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Catalin: Your name in reverse order is Nilatac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Natlcai. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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