Given Name CARINA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: kə-REEN-ə (English), ka-REE-na (German)   [details]

Meaning & History

Late Latin name derived from cara meaning "dear, beloved". This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr. It is also the name of a constellation in the southern sky, though in this case it means "keel" in Latin, referring to a part of Jason's ship the Argo.

Categories

celestial, constellations, currently out of the US top 1000, Greek mythology, love, martyrs, Marvel characters, mythology, nature, saints, song titles, space, stars, storms
VARIANT: Karyna (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Carine, Karine (French)
SAME SPELLING: Carina (2)