Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. kə-REE-nə(English)
ka-REE-na(Spanish, German)
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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)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019