Cataleya: baby girl name meaning and popularity


A flower-inspired name, after the Cattleya genus of orchids but spelled with less “cattle.” (Thank goodness.) Your little Cataleya will be as sweet as a blossom. Mostly.


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Famous people named Cataleya:

If this name were a product, the packaging would say “NEW!” So there hasn’t been time for there to be any famous Cataleyas, is basically what we’re getting at here.

Fun fact:

The name Cataleya was thrust into the spotlight thanks to Zoe Saldana’s character of the same name in the 2011 film Colombiana.

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