Catherine

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

English and French form of Katharina [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Related Names

See Katerina

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Catherine
Genitive: Catherines
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Catherine
Genitive: Catherinen
Partitive: Catherinea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Catherine
Genitive: Catherines
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Catherine
Genitive: Catherines

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
964 1854 0 0
Norway Norway[10]
500 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
326 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[12]
n.a. 710 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Catherine.

Sources: [9] [11] [10] [12]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  4. Jean-Maurice Barbé: Tous les prénoms français et régionaux (1994)
  5. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi