Karina - Meaning Of Karina, What Does Karina Mean?

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Karina Meaning


What does Karina mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Karina is of Russian and Polish origin.

The meaning of Karina is "pure, chaste".  

Karina is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ka-ri-na.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 429  in baby name popularity for girls with 736 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


Karina is a diminutive (nickname) of Katarzyna.

The name Kareena is a form of Karina.

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

Just for fun, see the name Karina 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 Karina in Nautical Flags page.

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

Karina Numerology
Karina in Hieroglyhics
Karina in Nautical Flags
Russian names generally consist of three names. A given name, a patronymic name and a family name. A patronymic name is based on the name of one's father, grandfather, or earlier male ancestor. Russian male patronymic names are formed by adding the suffex -evich or -ovich, female patronymic names by adding the suffex -ovna or -evna. For example, in the name Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin, Boris is the given name, Nikolayevich the patronymic (his father's name is Nikolay) and Yeltsin is the family name.

Given names often have a basis in the Russian Orthodox church or Slavic culture. Slavic names generally describe a person's character, show respect for family members or reflect wishes for good fortune.

Most names have several diminutive forms or nicknames. For example Mikhail can be Misha, Mishenka, and Mishunya.

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