A name that dances off the tongue, Katrina stems from the Greek name Aikaterina and is a feminine name loved by many. Katrina is also considered the Scandinavian and German form of the name Katherine. Katrina’s meaning is as lovely as its pronunciation, “pure,” and implies a gentle yet assertive demeanor that cannot be intimidated. Katrina can also be shortened to two adorable nicknames: Kat and Trina. Katrina peaked in the US name charts in the 1980s before slipping to the sidelines, stealing America’s attention again in 2005 for the renowned Hurricane Katrina. If anything, this helps Katrina pack a punch as a powerful and unstoppable force of nature, an inspiring name for baby in our fast-paced world.
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