KAREN (1)
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KER-ən (English), KAR-ən (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Danish short form of KATHERINE. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the 1940s.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Caja, Ina, Kaja (Danish), Caren, Caryn, Karena, Karyn, Kerena (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Katerina (Bulgarian), Ina, Kata, Kate, Katica, Tina (Croatian), Katka (Czech), Katinka, Katja, Cato, Ina, Karin, Rina, Tina, Tineke, Trijntje (Dutch), Kaisa, Kati, Riina, Triinu (Estonian), Kaarina, Kaija, Kaisa, Karin, Kata, Kati, Katri, Riina (Finnish), Eka (Georgian), Kalena (Hawaiian), Kata, Katalinka, Kati, Kató, Kitti (Hungarian), Cáit, Ríona (Irish), Rina (Italian), Katrė (Lithuanian), Karina, Kasia (Polish), Cátia (Portuguese), Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya, Karina (Russian), Katka (Slovak), Katja, Katica (Slovene), Katja, Cajsa, Carin, Carina, Ina, Kai, Kaj, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina (Swedish), Cadi (Welsh)
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