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Gender: Female Origin of Catarina: Portuguese variation of Katherine

The name Catarina is a girl's name . Catarina and is often added to lists like The International Variations of Catherine and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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One of the most popular names of all time in Portugal and Brazil, with a romantic, lively sound. The main risk is confusion with other names that sound similar: Catalina, Katrina, and so forth. Caterina, with an "e," is more common in Italy.

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Famous People Named Catarina

Catarina Henriqueta de Braganca, birth name of Catherine of Braganza, Queen consort of Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland
Catarina, Duchess of Braganza, Infanta of Portugal; claimant to the throne
Catarina, Infanta of Portugal; nun and daughter of King Edward
Catarina Lindqvist, Swedish tennis player
Catarina Ruivo, Portuguese film director
(Margit) Catarina Lindgren, Swedish figure skater
Catarina Furtado, Portuguese actress and TV personality
Catarina Efigénia Sabino Eufémia, Portuguese resistance symbol

Pop Culture References for the name Catarina

Catarina Loss, character in The Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare
"Catarina or La Fille du Bandit," ballet by Jules Perro
Catarina "Cat" Valentine, character on TV's "Victorious"