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Origin of the name CATHARINA.
Etymology of the name CATHARINA.
Meaning of the baby name CATHARINA.

  

CATHARINA.  A Latin form of Greek Kathariné, meaning "pure."  Usage: America, Belgium, Denmark, England, Flanders, Germany, Holland, Lapland, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden.

...Donna Catharina, who was the daughter of Don Duarte, brother to Henry King of Portugal... (Letters Written by a Turkish Spy, Marana, 1770)

    Christina Catharina Larsdotter, the Lapland giantess, stands seven feet two inches, was born at Brennas.  Her parents are of diminutive stature, not exceeding four feet in height. (Personal and Family Names, Long, 1883)

    Amyot, (Carolina Catharina,) artist, born at Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1845.  She married Thomas Amyot, an English doctor, in 1878, and settled in Norfolk.  Among her works are "The Little Housewife" and others in the same style, and two historical pictures painted for the King of Sweden, representing his ancestor Bernadotte. (Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, Thomas, 1915)

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