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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Phonetic rendering of Russian Ка́тя (Kátja), an informal pet form of Екатери́на (Jekaterína, “Catherine”).

  1. A female given name occasionally used in English.

Katya was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Katya

Katya Zamolodchikova is a drag queen, actor, reality television personality, reality television, and reality televisionpersonality. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Katya was given the name Brian McCook on May 1st, 1982 in Boston.

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Katya was given the name Ekaterina Mikhailova on August 27th, 1991 in Saint Petersburg.

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Katya was born in 1972.

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Katya Chilly is a folk, new-age, dance, pop, rock, jazz, folk music, new-age music, and dance music musician. She was most active from 1996 to present. Katya was given the name Kateryna Petrivna Kondratenko on July 12th, 1978. Katya is also known as Katya Chilly and Katya Chilly (Катя Chilly).

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Katya Virshilas is an actress and dancer. Katya was born on September 10th, 1983 in Lithuania.

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Katya was given the name Katrina Santos on February 2nd, 1982 in Manila.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 5 0
1964 7 7 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 6 6 0
1967 9 9 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 15 15 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 14 14 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 7 7 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 17 17 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 19 19 0
1985 28 28 0
1986 27 27 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 27 27 0
1989 41 41 0
1990 35 35 0
1991 40 40 0
1992 55 55 0
1993 47 47 0
1994 73 73 0
1995 59 59 0
1996 115 115 0
1997 71 71 0
1998 115 115 0
1999 118 118 0
2000 145 145 0
2001 146 146 0
2002 117 117 0
2003 101 101 0
2004 115 115 0
2005 98 98 0
2006 109 109 0
2007 90 90 0
2008 80 80 0
2009 85 85 0
2010 93 93 0
2011 74 74 0
2012 75 75 0
2013 63 63 0
2014 68 68 0
2015 48 48 0
2016 68 68 0
2017 54 54 0

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Popularity of Katya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Katya

  • How Popular is the name Katya? Katya is the 5,535th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Katya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,742 babies born with the first name Katya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Katya to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Katya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Katya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Katya is Monday, December 22nd, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Katya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Katya was in 2001 with a total of 146 babies.
  • Random Katya Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Katya is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Katya: Your name in reverse order is Aytak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kytaa. How do you pronounce that?

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