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With 120 543 bearers, Karin is the 7th most common feminine given name in Sweden (2014 Data).

Source: https://forebears.io/forenames/karin
I pronounce this spelling KAH rin. I knew a girl named Karin and that is the way she pronounced it. Not KAIR in.
In the 1994 TV anime 'Tonde Burin', the main character's name is Karin Kokubu/ Kokubu Karin (国分果林). In this instance, it's used as a Japanese name. The particular kanji used here for Karin are 果 (fruit, reward, etc) and 林 (forest, grove).
Karin Misono is a character from a JRPG called Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story.
Usages: Hungarian

Pronunciation: kah-REEN

Meaning: Variant form of KATALIN.

(Information from name #348560 originally submitted by user epresvanilia)
Also Slovene: https://sl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karin [noted -ed]
Also Estonian: https://et.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karin [noted -ed]
Karin Asaka from Love Live All Stars.
Karin is a cute name, better than Karen.
Karin Paprocki, art director of Dork Diaries.
In the USA (2014) 25 girls were given Karin.
Karin Kanzuki is a character from the Street Fighter series.
Hello. My name is Karin (Care-Rehn). While in Germany as a a teenager, I found my name to be common there. I asked how they would pronounce it, and they said it the same way I do. Personally it drives me nuts to be called Cah-rin, but that is due to association. Anyways, that's just my 2 cents. :D I do have a wonderful friend who's name is Carren (Car-Rehn), and I think it's beautiful. It drives her nuts, because nobody get's it right.
Two bearers of this name are Karin from Naruto, and Karin Kurosaki from Bleach.
KaRIN is the lead singer of the Industrial Rock band Collide. It's pronounced just like "Karin", but with funky capitalization.
My name is Karin. Some people call me Kaatje which is a Dutch pet name. It's pronounced as kahtja. There only a few special people who may call me this.
Karin is also a popular Japanese girls' name meaning quince in English. It's also the name of the main character in my fav show! Kamichama Karin! Karin pronounced KAH-REEN! I love it.
Karin Dreijer Andersson of The Knife.
Famous bearers:
Director Karin Babinská
Photographer Karin Zadrick
Actress Karin Viard
Actress Karin Konoval
Tennis player Karin Knapp
Karin is such a beautiful name. It is so much prettier pronounced KAHR-in than KAIR-in.
My neighbor pronounces it the same way as Karen.
Also a feminine name in Slovenia.
Karin is also the name of a character from the Japanese cartoon "Karin" and its comic counterpart "Chibi Vampire".
I am a Karin (pronounced CAR-in), but I also know a Karin who pronounces it like Karen. Most Karins I've met (which are few and far between where I'm from) pronounce it the way I do.
Karin is also a Japanese feminine name. There are also fruits called Karin (I don't know how to call them in English but it's like a tiny orange.)
Much prettier than the more common form Karen.
Pronounced Kah-REEN in Swedish.
There is an author named Karin Slaughter.
Also pronounced kuh-RIN.
My name is Karin. In Switzerland where I live it is a very common name. Pet forms are: Kari, Bine.
I do believe this is also used as a popular Japanese name, pronounced car-in.
Karin Boye was a Swedish poet and novelist.
In the Netherlands it is a very popular name for the generation of women who are at this moment between 35 and 55 years old. My mother's name is Karin and I know at least 10 other people, even in my class, whose mothers are also called Karin.
In Dutch you pronounce it as: KAH-rin. So I agree it isn't Karen. [noted -ed]
I love this name, since it's my name. But it can get annoying sometimes when people pronounce it like Karen. I always say, (not in earshot of anybody) "if it isn't spelled like Karen it shouldn't be pronounced like Karen." My mom's friend even spelled my name Caren! Anyway, yes, this is a great name, despite it's tendency to be misunderstood. Where I live this is a very uncommon name.
Karin is pronounced as "CAR-inn".

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