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.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 504
in baby name popularity for girls with 614 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 505 in baby name popularity for girls with 625 occurrences. It ranked 13,011 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 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 ~ 2 hurricanes, 3 storms
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
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.