1. Kātiyāna.– A name by which the yakkha Puṇṇaka (q.v.) is addressed (J.vi.299, 306, 308). It is a variant of Kaccāna. (J.vi.283, 286, 301, 327).
2. Kātiyāna.– The name of a clan (gotta), probably a variant of Kaccāyana, Kaccāna (q.v.)
3. Kātiyāna Thera.– The son of a brahmin of the Kosiya-
From the story of Sāmaññakāni, given in the Theragāthā Commentary (i, p.99 f), it would appear that Kātiyāna was, for some time, a homeless wanderer (paribbājaka). He was destitute, having, since the appearance of the Buddha, lost all his support from the laity. He therefore sought Sāmaññakāni and asked his advice, which he followed by joining the Order.
4. Kātiyāna.– See Pakudha Kaccāyana.