Katharina

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Katharina

"Katharina" is a name of German origin, and it means "German form of Katherine". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Katharina

Katharina was born on January 29th, 1499 in near Pegau, Electorate of Saxony, Holy Roman Empire. She passed away on December 20th, 1552.

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Katharina Schüttler is an actress. Katharina was born on October 20th, 1979 in Cologne.

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Katharina Böhm is an actor and actress. Katharina was born Katharina Böhm as the child of Karlheinz Böhm and Barbara Kwiatkowska-Lass on November 20th, 1964 in Sorengo.

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Katharina Schratt was an actress. Her career lasted from 1871 to 1900. Katharina was born on September 11th, 1853 in Baden bei Wien. She passed away on April 17th, 1940.

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Katharina was born on May 21st, 1978.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Katharina

She holds the title Countess Rutowska. Maria was born as the child of Augustus II the Strong and Maria Aurora of Spiegel in 1706. She passed away in 1752.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 6 6 0
1882 5 5 0
1883 6 6 0
1884 5 5 0
1885 7 7 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 6 6 0
1888 10 10 0
1890 7 7 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 7 7 0
1894 5 5 0
1898 8 8 0
1899 7 7 0
1901 9 9 0
1903 6 6 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 5 5 0
1912 6 6 0
1913 6 6 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 7 7 0
1916 10 10 0
1917 10 10 0
1920 7 7 0
1921 12 12 0
1922 5 5 0
1924 6 6 0
1930 7 7 0
1932 5 5 0
1946 5 5 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 10 10 0
1951 10 10 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 13 13 0
1954 12 12 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 16 16 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 17 17 0
1959 18 18 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 12 12 0
1962 29 29 0
1963 23 23 0
1964 22 22 0
1965 22 22 0
1966 28 28 0
1967 27 27 0
1968 17 17 0
1969 28 28 0
1970 21 21 0
1971 12 12 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 17 17 0
1974 19 19 0
1975 15 15 0
1976 18 18 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 16 16 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 24 24 0
1982 17 17 0
1983 24 24 0
1984 20 20 0
1985 32 32 0
1986 29 29 0
1987 25 25 0
1988 38 38 0
1989 38 38 0
1990 36 36 0
1991 57 57 0
1992 48 48 0
1993 58 58 0
1994 51 51 0
1995 43 43 0
1996 43 43 0
1997 33 33 0
1998 42 42 0
1999 38 38 0
2000 38 38 0
2001 50 50 0
2002 50 50 0
2003 34 34 0
2004 37 37 0
2005 39 39 0
2006 22 22 0
2007 30 30 0
2008 26 26 0
2009 24 24 0
2010 25 25 0
2011 16 16 0
2012 28 28 0
2013 21 21 0
2014 21 21 0
2015 30 30 0
2016 20 20 0

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Popularity of Katharina as a first name

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Common last names for Katharina

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Fun Facts about the name Katharina

  • How Popular is the name Katharina? Katharina is the 6,781st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Katharina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,956 babies born with the first name Katharina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Katharina to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Katharina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Katharina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Katharina is Thursday, April 16th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Katharina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Katharina was in 1993 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Katharina Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Katharina is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Katharina: Your name in reverse order is Anirahtak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hnaakirat. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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