Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. kə-REE-nə(English) ka-REE-na(Spanish, German)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesCarine, Karine(French)
Same SpellingCarina 2


Name Days

Austria: November 7
Spain: November 7


Entry updated November 16, 2019