Caitriona Name Meaning & Origin

Caitriona

Pronunciation: kah-TREE-nə (key)

Origin of the name Katrina:

Derived from the Dutch and German Katrine, a variant form of Katherine (pure, unsullied).

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My grandmother was a little Irish woman from Kilkenny called Catherine, so I think Caitriona is a traditional but unique way to pay homage to that. Caitriona sounds so strong and feminine, I love it.

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Catia/Katia, Cat/Kat, Kit, Cait, Riona, Trina

Meanings and history of the name Caitriona: | Edit

Caitríona is the Irish Gaelic form of Katherine, meaning pure. The Scottish form is Catrìona.

Famous real-life people named Caitriona: | Edit

Caitríona Mac Aonghusa, Irish judge and barrister
Caitriona O'Reilly, Irish poet and critic
Caitríona Ruane, Irish politician
Caitriona Balfe, Irish actress starring in the TV series "Outlander"

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