Catalina is a girl's name of Greek origin. A variant of Catherine, it means "pure" and can also be spelled as Katalina. Santa Catalina is an island off the coast of California known for its panoramic views and exciting water activities. If this beautiful place is special to you, naming baby Catalina is a fun and creative way to honor your favorite destination. Catalina can also be shortened to Cata, Kat, or Lina for a cute nickname.
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