Catarina or Caterina?

I love this name and I’ve seen it spelled many ways…any info on what is “correct” or where he different spellings come from? Thanks!

This page is your friend for finding out where the spelling comes from: Meaning, origin and history of the name Caterina - Behind the Name

[name_f]Catarina[/name_f]/[name_f]Caterina[/name_f] are two of MANY variations of the name [name_f]Katherine[/name_f]. Neither is “correct,” just one of various forms. For me, there’s an ever so slight pronunciation difference to the two spellings you’ve listed. The first would be cat-uh-[name_f]REE[/name_f]-nuh and the second would be cat-er-EE-nuh, the differene being in the sound of the second syllable.

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Thank you so much! Very helpful! :slight_smile:

You’re quite welcome! I have been looking into this all day today, actually, so you had great timing! lol But I was looking more at [name_f]Katrina[/name_f]/[name_f]Catriona[/name_f] than [name_f]Catarina[/name_f]. haha