Gender: Female Meaning of Katya: "pure" Origin of Katya: Russian, diminutive of Ekatarina, Russian variation of Katherine

Katya Origin and Meaning

The name Katya is a girl's name meaning "pure".

One of the warm and earthy Russian nickname names now coming into style. Denzel Washington gave his daughter the Katia spelling.

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fifi_forever Says:


My mom is Ukrainian and her name is Ekaterina but she goes by Katya as that is that is the Russian nickname for Ekaterina.

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autumnreverie Says:


Not if you're pronouncing it correctly.

TaliaCat Says:


My identical twin sister's name... We're Talia and Katia

Guest Says:


"Ha! Caught ya!" is what I hear