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Karen meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Karen No. of characters: 5 Gender: GirlOrigin: Old Greek
How to pronounce Karen ka-re-n What does my name mean?
Meanings: Pure Clear Virginal Nordic origin, short form of Katharina (meaning: pure) In addition to the form of Karin.

Karen was ranked 919 in 2015 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.03% from its previous ranking of 892 in 2012. Karen was ranked 440 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 3.08% from its previous ranking of 454 in 2015.

Full form of Karen : Kindly Altruistic Religious Enterprising Noble

Karen is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2011 and ranked 1405 in 2015. Only 779 people have Karen as their first name. Karen is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Karen is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1932 and ranked 440 (0.015625% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 987862 people wear Karen as their first name. Karen is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1881 and ranked 440 (0.015625% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 987862 people have Karen as their first name. Karen is not a native United States and Karen may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.273298% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Karen
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1932340303
1933268453
1934252588
19351681098
19361321719
19371112232
1938504508
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Expression number of Karen is 22.

Karen are persistent and possess leadership abilities. Karen dream big and so are their achievements in real world. Karen can transform any idea into reality which make them a master builder equipped with ingenuity and innovation.

Names that rhyme with Karen Aaren, Aarren, Abren, Adren, Ahren, Airen, Aldren, Amren, Anacaren, Anakaren, Andren, Annakaren, Aodren, Aren, Arren, Aubren, Audren, Auren, Avren, AydrenFamous people named Karen
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Karen Bowen in High Style as Actress
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Karen Anderson in The 79th Annual Academy Awards as Writer
Karen Buckton in Pluripotent as Writer
Karen Allen, actress,director
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Names like Karen Kar, Kara, Karaann, Karabella, Karac, Karadeg, Karadyn, Karagan, Karagen, Karah, Karai, Karalea, Karaleah, Karalee, Karaleigh, Karalena, Karalie, Karalin, Karalina, Karaline
Karen Namesakes Posts having Karen: Comments :Karen is a female first name. It is the Danish and later English, variant of Catherine, Katharina (of Greek the Pure ). Karen is also a female name of Germanic origin, very quickly taken over by the English. is very commonly used in Anglo-Saxon and Scandinavian countries. In Japan, he has also become a common name. Karen is an Armenian male name Գարեգին (Garegin) widely given to the xx th century in Armenia and in the Armenian diaspora. The origins of the name probably dates back to the clan Parthian House of Karen (or House of Karen, one of the seven major Parthian clans , the nearest noble the King of Kings). It is with widespread in Norwegian, German and English. As for the English, it began to be used in that language from the years 1930 - 1940 , and between 1951 and 1968 was among the ten most used names for baby girls in the United States; its spread could have been helped by a character named in the television series of the 1929 Wonder of Women. It should be pointed out that, in English, are examples of use of the name "Karen" dated to the eighteenth century , but in such cases it was derived from the biblical name Kerenhappuch (קֶרֶן הַפּוּך in Hebrew , literally "horn of antimony " , the name of the third daughter of Job in Job 42:14) - Madelene Wetmore
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