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.
VARIANT: Karyna (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Carine, Karine (French)
SAME SPELLING: Carina (2)

Categories

celestial, constellations, currently out of the US top 1000, Greek mythology, love, martyrs, Marvel characters, mythology, nature, Ratchet and Clank characters, saints, song titles, space, stars, storms
Entry updated July 2, 2017