GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, German
PRONOUNCED: KAHR-ə (English), KER-ə (English), KAH-rah (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
From an Italian word meaning "beloved". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century, though it did not become popular until after the 1950s.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Kara, Karaugh (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Carina, Karyna (English), Carina (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Carine (French)
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