Karen - Meaning Of Karen, What Does Karen Mean?

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Karen Meaning


What does Karen mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Karen is of Danish origin.

The meaning of Karen is "pure, chaste".  

Karen is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ka-ren.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 492  in baby name popularity for girls with 630 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Karen Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Karen has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Karen to other names.

Karen is a form of the name Katherine.

Variants of the name Karen include Caren, Carin, Caryn, Karyn.

The name Kalena is a form of Karen.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Karen Allen, Karen Carpenter.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Karen in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Karen in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Karen in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Karen Numerology page.

Karen Numerology
Karen in Hieroglyhics
Karen in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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