Catalina

First Name
18k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
654
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Catalina mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Catalina

"Catalina" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A twin-engined amphibious aircraft used during the Second World War.
  2. An island off the coast of California.
  3. (retail, colloquial) A Catalina coupon.

Catalina was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Catalina

Catalina Sandino Moreno is an actress. She was most active from 2004 to present. Catalina was born Catalina Sandino Moreno on April 19th, 1981 in Bogotá.

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Catalina was born on September 14th, 1979 in Cleveland.

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Cătălina Ponor is a gymnast. Cătălina was born on August 20th, 1987 in Constanța.

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Catalina was born in 1604. She breathed her last breath in 1665.

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Catalina was born on July 1st, 1978 in Los Angeles.

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Catalina Denis is an actress/model. She has had major accomplishments since 2007. Catalina was born in 1985 in Bucaramanga. Catalina is also known as Catalina Zarate.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Catalina

Catalina was born on July 1st, 1978 in Los Angeles.

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How popular is the baby name Catalina in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1893 8 8 0
1894 6 6 0
1895 5 5 0
1896 7 7 0
1900 7 7 0
1901 5 5 0
1903 5 5 0
1904 7 7 0
1905 10 10 0
1906 12 12 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 11 11 0
1909 9 9 0
1910 12 12 0
1911 16 16 0
1912 17 17 0
1913 28 28 0
1914 25 25 0
1915 28 28 0
1916 13 13 0
1917 49 49 0
1918 40 40 0
1919 50 50 0
1920 63 63 0
1921 62 62 0
1922 74 74 0
1923 64 64 0
1924 102 102 0
1925 95 95 0
1926 92 92 0
1927 78 78 0
1928 100 100 0
1929 87 87 0
1930 115 115 0
1931 69 69 0
1932 65 65 0
1933 64 64 0
1934 65 65 0
1935 55 55 0
1936 46 46 0
1937 45 45 0
1938 43 43 0
1939 49 49 0
1940 49 49 0
1941 37 37 0
1942 36 36 0
1943 40 40 0
1944 39 39 0
1945 44 44 0
1946 31 31 0
1947 46 46 0
1948 51 51 0
1949 48 48 0
1950 43 43 0
1951 55 55 0
1952 51 51 0
1953 52 52 0
1954 53 53 0
1955 44 44 0
1956 52 52 0
1957 66 66 0
1958 61 61 0
1959 62 62 0
1960 50 50 0
1961 59 59 0
1962 65 65 0
1963 67 67 0
1964 76 76 0
1965 86 86 0
1966 70 70 0
1967 66 66 0
1968 68 68 0
1969 70 70 0
1970 89 89 0
1971 96 96 0
1972 82 82 0
1973 67 67 0
1974 104 104 0
1975 111 111 0
1976 113 113 0
1977 119 119 0
1978 115 115 0
1979 104 104 0
1980 130 130 0
1981 120 120 0
1982 123 123 0
1983 116 116 0
1984 127 127 0
1985 108 108 0
1986 123 123 0
1987 105 105 0
1988 134 134 0
1989 217 217 0
1990 200 200 0
1991 229 222 7
1992 219 219 0
1993 218 218 0
1994 237 237 0
1995 200 200 0
1996 232 232 0
1997 227 227 0
1998 220 220 0
1999 257 257 0
2000 300 300 0
2001 310 310 0
2002 294 294 0
2003 328 328 0
2004 340 340 0
2005 420 420 0
2006 410 410 0
2007 411 411 0
2008 425 425 0
2009 501 501 0
2010 417 417 0
2011 442 442 0
2012 640 640 0
2013 779 779 0
2014 888 888 0
2015 999 999 0
2016 1,030 1,030 0
2017 1,218 1,218 0

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Popularity of Catalina as a first name

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Popularity of Catalina as a last name

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Common last names for Catalina

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Martinez
  • Lopez
  • Rivera
  • Hernandez
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Ramos
  • Ortiz
  • Santiago
  • Diaz
  • Flores
  • Morales
  • Gomez
  • Alvarez

Common first names for Catalina

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Catalina U.S.
  White 79.66% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.98% 16.26%

Of Last Name Catalina

People with the last name Catalina are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Catalina

  • What name lists does Catalina rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Catalina? Catalina is the 1,772nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Catalina was the 34,574th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Catalina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,141 babies born with the first name Catalina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Catalina to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Catalina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Catalina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Catalina is Wednesday, December 25th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Catalina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Catalina was in 2017 with a total of 1,218 babies. That's a lot of babies named Catalina!
  • Random Catalina Factoid: According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Catalina ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 11 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1920.
  • Weird things about the name Catalina: Your name in reverse order is Anilatac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ilacanta. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Catalina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 654 people with the last name Catalina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Catalina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Catalina as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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