Other Origin(s):Greek, Italian
Meaning:Chaste, pure
Catia is an Italian and Portuguese diminutive of Caterina, which derives from the Ancient Greek word katharos, meaning “pure, chaste.” The English version of this name is Catherine, which was popularized in many countries by Saint Catherine, one of the first Christian saints. It has developed many variants, including Katherine, Catharina, Caitríona, Katarina, Caitlyn, Catrin, Cathleen, Catalina, and more. Catia is a sweet diminutive with a meaning that will remind baby to always remain pure of heart.
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