Katiana Name Meaning

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Katiana is one of many names derived from the name Katherine, which is of Greek origin. All these name variations share the common meaning "pure."

Katiana is a modified version of the Italian name, Katia. In Italian, placing a suffix after a name adds a tone of affection when it is said. In this case, the suffix -ana may also make the name sound more elaborate.

  • Origin: Katiana is derived from Katherine, a Greek name that means "pure."
  • Gender: Katiana is frequently used as a girl's name.
  • Pronunciation: kah-tee-ah-nah

Although many baby names are separated by gender, Verywell Family believes that sex does not need to play a role in your name selection process. It’s important to select a name that you feel suits your new baby the best.

How Popular Is the Name Katiana?

Katiana is considered a rare name and it has never made it into the U.S. Social Security Administration's top 1,000 names. However, Katherine, from which Katiana is derived, has remained consistently on the charts and has often been a top 100 or top 50 name.

A shorter version of the name, Katia, made it onto the charts between 1996 and 2001. Another similar name, Tatiana, was a top 1,000 name from 1981 to 2021.

Name Variations

The name Katiana has many variations to choose from:

  • Caitlin (Irish)
  • Catalina (Spanish)
  • Caterina (Italian)
  • Catherine (French)
  • Carina (Italian)
  • Katalin (Basque)
  • Katerina (Albanian)
  • Katharine (English)
  • Katherine (English)
  • Kathleen (Irish)
  • Katia (Italian)
  • Katja (Norwegian)
  • Katrina (Scottish)
  • Katya (Ukranian)

Similar Names

Looking for a name similar to Katiana? Here are a few to choose from:

Names that begin with K

  • Kailee
  • Kalani
  • Kanya
  • Kara
  • Karly
  • Kayla
  • Kaya
  • Kayla

Names ending in -ana

  • Audriana
  • Aureliana
  • Briana
  • Elliana
  • Ivana
  • Joana
  • Liana
  • Liliana
  • Tatiana
  • Tiana

Common Nicknames

Common nicknames for Katiana include:

  • Katia: A shorter version of the more elaborate name. Interestingly, Katiana is considered a nickname of the name Katia too—some nicknames shorten while others affectionately lengthen.
  • Katie: A cute nickname that can be used throughout adulthood as well. Katie is a common nickname for any name derived from the name Katherine.
  • Kay: Suggests an adventurous spirit. Kay is quick and easy to say and can also be spelled simply with the letter K.
  • KK: An adorable nickname for little ones whose names begin with K. KK can be used during childhood as an affectionate nickname.
  • Tiana: Pretty-sounding and the name of a Disney princess. If you love the ending of the name Katiana, you don't have to drop it to create a nickname.

Suggested Sibling Names

Here are some options that could work well as sibling names:

  • Anders
  • Andrea
  • Anthony
  • Augustus
  • Chloe
  • Dimitri
  • Maya
  • Maria
  • Max
  • Melissa
  • Samantha

More Baby Names

Still searching for the perfect baby name? Check out these related baby name lists for even more options: 

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