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