First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Catana

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Catana is of Romanian origin and means "Soldier.".
  • According to a user from Romania, the name Catana is of Japanese origin and means "Sword".
Other origins: Albanian and German

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Alt. Meaning

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

T is for talent, hidden or not.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

Notable Persons With the Last Name Catana


Valeriu Catană is an athlete for the FC Academia Chișinău. Valeriu was born on March 18th, 1962 in Chișinău.


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Popularity of Catana as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Catana U.S.
  White 50.91% 64.26%
  African American 3.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 44.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Catana

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

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Fun Facts about the name Catana

  • How Popular is the name Catana? Catana is the 57,653rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Catana was the 60,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Catana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26 babies born with the first name Catana in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Catana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Catana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Catana is Tuesday, June 13th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Catana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Catana was in 1948 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Catana: Your name in reverse order is Anatac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aacatn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Catana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 330 people with the last name Catana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Catana? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Catana as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.