Katia is a female name in Greece, deriving from the name Ekaterini or Aikaterini. It is a common name in Greece, although its roots come from the Slavic languages and more particularly the Russian language, where it is spelled slightly differently, Katya.
Male version of name Katia: N/A
Nameday of name Katia: November 25th
Origin of name Katia
Katia comes as we mentioned from the name Ekaterini and thus, for the Greek Orthodox Church it is associated with Agia Ekaterini, or St Catherine in English. Additional information on St Catherine can be found at the post for Katerina.
Nicknames deriving from name Katia
Katia is a nickname and diminutive of name Ekaterini, which features a few more nicknames, such as: Katerina, Kaiti, Katina, Katinio, Kaitoula, Rina, Ria, Karen, Kalotina, Katingo, Katinga, Ekaterina, Katherine, Tigka, Kate.
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of the name Katia
Katia is usually a woman with many interests; most of the times she looks younger than her age. She is torn between practical and theoretical tasks and she is adept at writing. Katia is a strong character and can face difficulties with her mental strength, but she is a person who wants to share things and emotions.