Namesakes

Karen Harup   (f)   1924-2009  
Olympic Medalists   1948   swimming - 100 m backstroke; swimming - 400 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay   (gold/silver)
Floella Benjamin   (a.k.a. Karen)   (f)   1949-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Karen Patricia Moe   (f)   1953-  
Olympic Medalists   1972   swimming - 200 m butterfly   (gold)
Karen Moras   (f)   1954-  
Olympic Medalists   1968   swimming - 400 m freestyle   (bronze)
Louise Erdrich   (a.k.a. Karen)   (f)   1954-  
Notable Writers
Pulitzer Award Winners   2009   The Plague of Doves
Karen Dotrice   (f)   1955-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Karen Karapetyan   (m)   1963-  
Other Leaders   2016-   Armenia   (prime minister)
Karen Josephson   (f)   1964-  
Olympic Medalists   1988; 1992   synchronized swimming - duet   (silver/gold)
Karen Phillips   (f)   1966-  
Olympic Medalists   1984   swimming - 200 m butterfly   (silver)
Karen Fonteyne   (f)   1969-  
Olympic Medalists   1996   synchronized swimming - team   (silver)
Karen Forkel   (f)   1970-  
Olympic Medalists   1992   javelin throw   (bronze)
Karen Clark   (f)   1972-  
Olympic Medalists   1996   synchronized swimming - team   (silver)
Ilisaine David   (a.k.a. Karen)   (f)   1977-  
Olympic Medalists   2000   basketball   (bronze)
Lil' Mo   (a.k.a. Karen)   (f)   1978-  
Notable Musicians   R&B
Karen Russell   (f)   1981-  
Pulitzer Award Winners   2012   Swamplandia!
Karen   (f)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   1989   (storm)
Lucy Hale   (a.k.a. Karen)   (f)   1989-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Rachel Green   (a.k.a. Karen)   (f)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1994   Friends
Karen   (f)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   1995   (storm)
Karen Khachanov   (m)   1996-  
Notable Athletes   (tennis)
Karen Davies Sammler   (f)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1999   Once and Again
Karen   (f)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   2001   (hurricane)
Karen   (f)  
Title Characters   2005   Karen   (song)
Karen   (f)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   2007   (hurricane)
Karen   (f)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   2013   (storm)
Karen   (f)  
Title Characters   2015   Karen Memory   (book)
Karen   (f)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   2019   (storm)