The meaning, origin, popularity, similar names, and other details about the girl name Karen

Meanings & Origins of Karen

What does Karen mean? What is the origin?

Origin Danish
Meaning Karen \k(a)-ren\ as a girl's name is pronounced KARE-en. It is of Danish origin. Short form of Katherine (Greek) "pure". See also Caryn, Karina, and Keren. Writer Karen Blixen; singer Karen Carpenter; actress Karen Allen.

Karen has 29 variant forms: Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Carynne, Karan, Kari, Karin, Karna, Karon, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerrynn, Keryn, Kerynne, Taran, Taren and Taryn.

For more information, see also related names Careen, Carina, Kalina and Catherine.

Baby names that sound like Karen are Karena, Karene, Kareen and Koren.

Origin English
Meaning Pure; Innocent
Origin Greek
Meaning Pure; Innocent

More Details About Karen

How popular is Karen? Any other details?

How to pronounce, Karen? \k(a)-ren\
Popularity of Karen There were 468 US births last year.
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Karen starts with K
Karen is 5 letters long

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