Ekaterina Name Meaning & Origin
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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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.
Origin: Slavic variation of CATHERINE
This exotic variation was publicized by Olympic skater Ekaterina Gordeeva.
Nicknames & Variations:
Ekaterine, Yekaterina, Ekaterini
- Famous real-life people named Ekaterina
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
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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".