Katja

Meaning and origin

Katja is a German girl name. The meaning of the name is Blessed, Pure, Holy.



Where is it used?

The name Katja is mainly used in German.

It is an abbreviated form of

Kathi, used in English.
Kathy, used in English.
Kathie, used in English.


How do they say it elsewhere?

Catrin (In Welsh)
Karin (In Swedish and in Finnish)
Catherina (In Spanish)
Catalina (In Spanish)
Ecaterina (In Romanian)
Katarzyna (In Polish)
Kari (In Norwegian)
Reina (In Jewish)
Catarina (In Italian and in Portuguese)
Caterina (In Italian and in Catalan)
Catriona (In Irish and in Scottish)
Caitlin (In Irish and in English)
Caitria (In Irish)
Katalin (In Hungarian)
Aikaterine (In Greek)
Katarina (In German, Swedish, Hungarian, Croatian and in Serbian)
Katharine (In German and in English)
Katrine (In German, Danish, Dutch and in Polish)
Katarine (In German)
Katharina (In German)
Katariina (In Finnish)
Catherine (In English and in French)
Kathryn (In English)
Katherina (In English)
Cathryn (In English)
Katherine (In English)
Katrien (In Dutch)
Karen (In Danish and in English)
Katerina (In Czech)
Katarin (In Breton)


If it's too long people might use

In Scandinavian: Kaia
In English: Kit


See also

In Swedish: Kajsa (F)
In Russian and in Bulgarian: Ekaterina (F)
In German: Käthe (F)
In Finnish: Kaisa (F)
In English: Kitty (F)
In English: Kat (F)
In English: Kate (F)
In English: Kara (F)
In Other languages: Khara (F)
Alternative meanings (Slovene) Blessed, Pure, Holy

What Katja`s say about their name

The best thing about the name Katja:
Wie ich in dem Artikel gelesen habe, ist Golestaneh dein Vorname.Verre4tst du mir, aus weechlr Sprache der Name kommt und was er bedeutet? Ich habe zwar gestern schon etwas gegoogelt, aber nix gefunden..Ganz liebe Grfcdfe!

The worst thing about the name:
Wie ich in dem Artikel gelesen habe, ist Golestaneh dein Vorname.Verre4tst du mir, aus weechlr Sprache der Name kommt und was er bedeutet? Ich habe zwar gestern schon etwas gegoogelt, aber nix gefunden..Ganz liebe Grfcdfe!

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
Wie ich in dem Artikel gelesen habe, ist Golestaneh dein Vorname.Verre4tst du mir, aus weechlr Sprache der Name kommt und was er bedeutet? Ich habe zwar gestern schon etwas gegoogelt, aber nix gefunden..Ganz liebe Grfcdfe!

Extra information:
Wie ich in dem Artikel gelesen habe, ist Golestaneh dein Vorname.Verre4tst du mir, aus weechlr Sprache der Name kommt und was er bedeutet? Ich habe zwar gestern schon etwas gegoogelt, aber nix gefunden..Ganz liebe Grfcdfe!

The best thing about the name Katja:
It ends whit ja sounds like jah which is one of the endings of Gods many names.

The worst thing about the name:
People having hard time pronouncing it due to its limit spread. This is however nice to cause it means its unique.

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
I wouldnt feel like me

Extra information:
Im named after my grandmother who adopted the name Katja cause she couldn't stand her given birthname.

The best thing about the name Katja:
There is never another Katja to get confused with in my town.

The worst thing about the name:
I never have one of those key chains.

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
It would be somethhing like Kida or something not that common that starts with a K

Extra information:
It is so fun to google Katjas because you find such funny things

The best thing about the name Katja:
It's unique in America and it's really pretty

The worst thing about the name:
No one can pronounce it

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
Kara or something else starting with a K that isn't Katherine

Extra information:
It's nice and easy to google my name and creep myself.

The best thing about the name Katja:
Not many other people are called it.

The worst thing about the name:
Nick name Kat

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
I'd like to be called Kate or Katharine.

Extra information:
No, I love it.

The best thing about the name Katja:
This piece was a liefjacket that saved me from drowning.

The worst thing about the name:
This piece was a liefjacket that saved me from drowning.

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
This piece was a liefjacket that saved me from drowning.

Extra information:
This piece was a liefjacket that saved me from drowning.

The best thing about the name Katja:
its the most beautiful name in the world

The worst thing about the name:
some people dont know how to pronounced it

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
i will be dying of another

Extra information:
yes its the most beauty name that i ever heard i hope you got it =D

The worst thing about the name:
People calling me Ketchup

The best thing about the name Katja:
As a kid I did not like it. It was not a common name even in sweden where I grew up. As I became older I started loving my name.

The worst thing about the name:
I live in Canada and the name is hard to pronounce for some people and tend to turn into Kat..

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
...it would not be the same, I truly love my name :)

The best thing about the name Katja:
Well out of Europe, there are probably only a hundred people who has ever heard it.

The worst thing about the name:
People RARELY if EVER pronounce it right. I keep correcting them and yet nothing changes. I'm still Kat-ja.

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
I wouldn't be me.

The best thing about the name Katja:
That you rarely meet a person who has your name let alone someone who has heard it at all.

The worst thing about the name:
No one ever pronounces it right!

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
Then I would have the wrong name. I am as unique as my name is and it describes me perfectly.

The best thing about the name Katja:
People think it sounds beautiful, almost divine

The worst thing about the name:
it is quite common in Europe

If my name wasn`t Katja....:
I would be called Kate, as I often am, but that's cool too

Extra information:
I love it

More `Katja` links

Katja as abbreviation
Actors named Katja
Katja in the encyclopedia