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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Related Names:

Catriona, Katrina, Caitlin, Catherine

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Comments and insights on the name Caitriona

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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Nicknames for Caitriona

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

Meanings and history of the name Caitriona

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

Famous real-life people named Caitriona

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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