Name: Cataleya

Origin and Meaning of the Name Cataleya

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    (cat ah LEE ah), (cat ah LAY ah)
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    Itself (Cataleya)
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Miscellaneous Info for Cataleya

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    English speaking countries
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    From the character in the movie Colombiana, Cataleya Restrepo, played by Zoe Saldana. Cataleya was likely taken from "cattleya", which is a genus of 113 species of orchids from Costa Rica to tropical South America named for English botanist Sir William Cattley.

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