Appendix:Names derived from Aikaterinē

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This is a list of names derived from Aikaterinē. Aikaterinē, or Αικατερίνη, is a Greek given name for a female. Its origin and meaning are debated. It could derive from the earlier Greek name *Hekaterine, which came from ἑκάτερος hekateros "each of the two". It could derive from the name of the goddess Hecate. It could be related to Greek αἴκισμα aikisma "torture". It could be from a Coptic name meaning "my consecration of your name". The Romans falsely derived it from Greek καθαρός katharos "pure" and changed their spelling from Katerina to Katharina to reflect this.