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Karen Meaning


What does Karen mean?

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.

The Given Name Karen

Karen is a form of Katherine. See Katherine for further details.

Enchanting and attractive, it is a name considered by many parents.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Alternate names include Caren, Carin, Caryn, Karyn.

Karen Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 635 in baby name popularity for girls with 468 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 557 in baby name popularity for girls with 552 occurrences. It ranked 10,210 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.

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 Related Names

Karen is a form of Katherine.

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

The name Kalena is a form of Karen.

Famous Karens

  • Karen ~ 2 hurricanes, 3 storms

Karen Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Karen.

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Karen Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Karen in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Karen.

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.