Russian name of Greek origin.

Katyusha is a diminutive of the Russian name Yekaterina, deriving from Katherine.

Variations of the name are: Karine, Ekaterina, Katya, Katern, Kate, Katrine, Kitty, Catrin, Catalina, Katerina.

“Katyusha” is one of the most popular Russian folk songs, written by M. Isakovsky and M. Blanter, an inspiration for Russian people during the World War II.