Ekaterina Name Meaning & Origin

Ekaterina

Pronunciation: eh-kah-teh-REE-nə (key)

Origin of the name Katerina:

Cognate of the Greek Aikaterinē, the root of which is katharos (pure, unsullied).

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Käti, Rina, Katya,

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EKATERINA

Gender: Feminine

Usage: Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian

Other Scripts: Екатерина (Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian)

Pronounced: ye-kah-tye-REE-nah (Russian), ee-kah-tee-REE-nah (Russian) key
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of KATHERINE, and a variant Russian transcription of YEKATERINA.

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EKATERINA

Gender: F
Origin: Slavic variation of CATHERINE
Meaning: "pure"

This exotic variation was publicized by Olympic skater Ekaterina Gordeeva.

Nicknames & Variations:
Ekaterine, Yekaterina, Ekaterini

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Ekaterina Alexandrovna Gordeeva (Russian: Екатерина Александровна Гордеева) (born May 28, 1971) is a Russian (former Soviet) pair skater. Together with her late partner and husband Sergei Grinkov, she was the 1988 and 1994 Olympic Champion.

Ekaterina Ivanonva- famous for bedding rolling stones rocker Ronnie Wood

Ekaterina in song, story & screen: | Edit

Ekaterina Velika--Band from Yugoslavia

Princess Ekaterina "Kitty" Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya is a main character in "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy

Ekaterin Vorsoisson is major character in the "Vorkosigan" books by Lois McMaster Bujold, beginning with the novel "Komarr".

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