Caitriona Meaning and Origin

A popular Scottish choice pronounced “Katrina” is the Gaelic form of Katherine. The name Caitriona is a girl’s name meaning “pure and is of Scottish origin. Caitriona is a variant of the Irish name Caitríona, which is derived from the name Catherine. It is often considered the Irish form of Catherine. The name Catherine itself has a Greek origin and means “pure” or “clear.” Caitriona is not as common as some other names, but it has gained popularity in recent years, particularly due to the actress Caitriona Balfe, known for her role as Claire Fraser in the TV series “Outlander.”

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