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Given Name KAREN (1)
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KAH-ren (Danish), KER-ən (English), KAR-ən (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Danish short form of KATHERINE. It became common in the English-speaking world after the 1930s.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Caja, Ina, Kaja (Danish), Caren, Caryn, Karena, Karyn, Kerena (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Aikaterine (Ancient Greek), Katalin, Kattalin (Basque), Katsiaryna (Belarusian), Katarin, Katell (Breton), Ekaterina, Katerina (Bulgarian), Caterina (Catalan), Ina, Kata, Katarina, Kate, Katica, Tina (Croatian), Kateřina, Katka (Czech), Catharina, Cato, Ina, Karin, Katelijn, Katelijne, Katinka, Katja, Katrien, Katrijn, Katrina, Rina, Rini, Riny, Tina, Tineke, Trijntje (Dutch), Kadri, Kaia, Kaisa, Kaja, Katariina, Kati, Katrin, Riina, Triinu (Estonian), Iina, Kaarina, Kaija, Kaisa, Karin, Kata, Katariina, Kati, Katri, Katriina, Riina (Finnish), Carine, Catherine, Karine (French), Nienke, Nine, Nynke (Frisian), Catarina (Galician), Ekaterine, Eka (Georgian), Aikaterine, Katerina, Katina (Greek), Kalena, Kakalina (Hawaiian), Kateri (History), Kata, Katalin, Katalinka, Katarina, Kati, Katica, Kató, Kitti (Hungarian), Cáit, Caitlín, Caitlin, Caitria, Caitríona, Cathleen, Catrina, Catriona, Kathleen, Ríona (Irish), Catarina, Caterina, Rina (Italian), Katerina (Late Roman), Ina (Limburgish), Katrė, Kotryna (Lithuanian), Ekaterina, Katerina, Katina (Macedonian), Cateline (Medieval French), Catarina (Occitan), Karina, Kasia, Katarzyna (Polish), Catarina, Cátia (Portuguese), Ecaterina, Cătălina, Catina (Romanian), Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Yekaterina, Karina, Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya (Russian), Caitrìona, Catrina, Catriona (Scottish), Katarina (Serbian), Katarína, Katka (Slovak), Kaja, Katarina, Katica, Katja (Slovene), Catalina (Spanish), Cajsa, Carin, Carina, Catharina, Cathrine, Catrine, Ina, Kai, Kaj, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina, Katarina, Katharina, Katja, Katrin, Katrina (Swedish), Kateryna (Ukrainian), Cadi, Catrin (Welsh)
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Karen (2)
Popularity
United States  ranked #491 
England and Wales  - 
Canada (BC)  - 
Chile  ranked #84 
France  - 
Iceland  ranked #28 
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