Name: Katrina

Origin and Meaning of the Name Katrina

  • Meaning:
    Pure
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ka TREE nah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Katrina

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Anglicisation of CaitrŪona or a form of Katherine.

    Hurricane Katrina occurred in 2005, devastating, in particular, New Orleans and Mississippi. The cost of reconstruction following the hurricane was set at $10.5 billion - making it the most expensive natural disaster in American history.

    'Katrina and the Waves' was a 1980s band, who won the Eurovision song contest in 1997 with their song 'Love shine a light'. The 'Katrina' of the band was lead singer Katrina Leskanich.

    Katrina (Kate) is a character in Stephenie Meyer's popular series "Twilight". In Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", Katrina Van Tassel is the love interest of school teacher Ichabod Crane.

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Popularity Rank of Katrina (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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