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Name Catherine

Name Catherine`s page # 858. Gender feminine

Name Catherine backwards (ananym): Enirehtac

Meaning of the name Catherine

Hugely popular Latin name, comes from ancient Greek name (Αἰκατερίνη) [Ekaterini]. The original meaning of the name was - "dedicated to the goddess Hecate (Εκάτη)" but with the spread of Christianity and the Greek language another more pleasant meaning had been found for, Latin spelling was changed from Katerina to Katherine and the meaning now derives from ancient Greek ἐκκᾰθαίρω [ekkathero] means - "cleansing; clean" or comes from the words (εὖ) [eu] - "good" + (κᾰθᾰρότης) [katharotis] - "clear; neat; bright".

Saint Catherine

Saint Catherine of Alexandria, also known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine


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