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Pronunciation Russian: [ˈkatʲə]
Gender Female
Other names
Related names Yekaterina, Katherine, Catherine, Katja

Katya is a feminine given name. It is a very popular name in Russia. It is a Russian diminutive form of Yekaterina,[1] which is a Russian form of Katherine.[2] The name is sometimes used as an independent given name in the English-speaking world. In German, Dutch and Scandinavian languages it is spelled Katja. Katya may also refer to:

In the arts:

In other fields:

  • Katya Adler, British journalist
  • Yekaterina Budanova (1916–1943), also known as Katya, female Soviet fighter ace in the Second World War
  • Katya, patron saint of BYU's 100 Hour Board

In fiction:


  1. ^ MFnames.com - Origin and Meaning of Katya
  2. ^ MFnames.com - Origin and Meaning of Yekaterina