Catherine Family History
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Catherine Name Meaning
French and English: from the medieval female personal name Catherine, Latin Caterina. This is of uncertain origin, being first attested in Greek in the form Aikaterine but later affected by folk etymological associations with Greek katharos ‘pure’. It was borne by various early Christian saints, and was popular throughout the Middle Ages.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Caterina, Cater, Casterline, Mathurin, Angeline, Crumrine, Thesing