US Popularity:3098
Meaning:Pure; Each of the two; Far off
Katia is a girl’s name with Greek origins. The name Katia means “pure,” which is no doubt exactly what baby is to you. Katia is often a nickname from the more traditional Russian title, like Katya and Yekaterina. It is also connected to the Greek names Hecate, meaning “far off” and Aikaterine, meaning “each of the two.” However, in recent years the name Katia has grown into its own and is popularly used throughout the French, Italian, Portuguese, Ukrainian, and Bulgarian cultures. Katia also took the liking of Hollywood star, Denzel Washington, who gave his daughter the same title.

Katia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Katia is currently #3430 on The Bump
Girl:Katia is currently #2334 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Katia is currently #3098 in U.S. births
Girl:Katia is currently #1686 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 407
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Katia(1)

  • WordSense Dictionary, Katia

  • WordSense Dictionary, Katya

  • WordSense Dictionary, Catherine

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 183

  • Behind the Name, Katherine, May 2020

  • WordSense Dictionary, Hecate

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