Katrine Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Katherine:
Cognate of the Greek Aikaterinē, the root of which is katharos (pure, unsullied).
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Popular in Denmark and Norway.
Somewhat popular in French Canada (Québec and other provinces) as an alternative to Catherine/Katherine since the "the" sound is not pronounced in French. "Katrine" is therefore simply written as "Catherine" is pronounced (ka-TRIN).
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The particular spelling of Katrine used in French Canada does cause Katrine to have to spell out her name frequently and/or being called Karine when people are reading her name.
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Means whatever "Katherine" means -- "each of the two", "torture", "far off", "hundred", "pure".
- Famous real-life people named Katrine
Katrine Fruelund, Danish handball player
Katrine Gislinge, Danish pianist
Katrine Lunde Haraldsen, Norwegian handball player
Katrine Madsen, Danish jazz singer
Katrine Pedersen, Danish soccer player
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