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Catherine is a common name, often given to females. Katherine, Catherine or Katharine, as a single name, may refer to one of the following historical figures, place names, books, or bands. Some nicknames for this name are Katie (Kati or Katy), Kathy, Kate and many more.

Historical figures known by the name Catherine/Katherine/Katharine


* Saint Catherine of Alexandria (4th century)
* Saint Catherine of Siena (1347-1380)
* Saint Catherine of Bologna (1413-1463)
* St. Catherine of Ricci (1522-1590)
* St Catherine of Sweden (circa 1332–1381)
* Saint Catherine of Genoa (circa 1447-1510)


* Infanta Catarina of Portugal, Portuguese Princess
* Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia
* Catherine of Valois, Queen consort of England to Henry V of England
* Catherine of Aragon, queen consort of England as Henry VIII of England's first wife
* Catherine Howard, queen consort of England as Henry VIII of England's fifth wife
* Catherine de' Medici, Queen of France as the wife of King Henri II of France
* Catherine of Braganza, the queen consort of King Charles II of England
* Catherine I of Russia, Tsarina-consort of Russia, wife of Peter the Great
* Katharine, Duchess of Kent, the wife of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
* Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark, a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria

Place names

* St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
* St. Catherine's Monastery, Mount Sinai, Egypt
* Catherine Creek (New York)
* Katherine, Northern Territory, a town in Australia
* Katerini, Greece, named for Saint Catherine
* Yekaterinburg, Russia named for St. Catherine and Empress Catherine II
* Catrine, Ayrshire, Scotland


* "Katherine", a historical novel by Anya Seton


* Catherine (alternative rock band), an alternative rock band signed to TVT Records
* Catherine (band), a metalcore band from Sacramento, California
* Katerine, French musician


* "Katherine", starring Sissy Spacek and Henry Winkler

ee also

*Katherine (given name)

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