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Girl Names Ending with -ren

Ren ending baby names and what they mean, with 28 results. -ren names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the top of their popularity 6 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 3.62%) and have become much less widespread since (ADOPTION 0.25%, 93.2%), with names like Karen becoming less stylish. Maren (#936) and Wren (#524) are two of the more fashionable baby names in this list, while Geren (TOP 11%) and Duren (5%) are conventional -ren last names.

-ren names

Aren - Lauren | Lauren - Wren

Aren - Lauren

Form of Erin. Source fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Ireland." Areen is a slightly favored girl's name.

Var. of Arin. Derivative of Irish, Gaelic, Hebrew. "Ireland; mountain of strength." Also used for boys. Unusual, but Aren is similar to common -ren last names Bren (TOP 19%), Hren (19%).

Var. of Brenna. Stems fr. Gaelic word. "Little drop of water." Bren is uncommon as a birth name. Cross-gender use.

Form of Bryn. Derivative of Welsh word. "Hill." Not in Top 2000. Cross-gender use.

Form of Brenda. Stems fr. Old Norse language. "Sword." Bren is uncommon as a birth name. Cross-gender use.

Kamren1, Kameren, Camren, Cameren
Var. of Cameron. Derivative of Scottish, Gaelic words. "Crooked nose." Not Top 2000 names.

Katherine and variants

Karen1, Carren1, Caren1
Var. of Katherine. Derived fr. Greek. "Pure." Caren (TOP 48%) and Karen (19%) exist commonly as last names.


Var. of Carina. Based on Latin element. "Beloved." A somewhat offbeat children's name, Caren is however used fairly frequently as a surname. See also Carel.

Carren2, Caren3
Var. of Caron. Origin fr. Greek language. "Pure." Less used today. Caren was the form last recorded (the 1980s) in the Top 2000.

Karen2, Catheren, Carren3, Caren4
Forms of Catherine. From Greek. "Pure." Usage of Caren, Catheren, etc. as baby names in 2016 was 4.7% more than the previous year.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ren names: Caren, Karen, Karren, Keren, Koren

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ren names: Lauren, Loren

Form of Corin. Source fr. Latin language. "Spear." Gender-neutral name. Unusual as a baby name, but Coren is similar to the more conventional Caron.

Form of Deryn. Root fr. Welsh element. "Bird." Derin (UPPER 90%), Deken (61%) are popular surnames. See also Doreen.

Iren, Eiren
Forms of Irene. Stems fr. Greek. "Peace." Ilen and Ireni are creative forms.

Farren, var. Faren
Origin fr. English element. "Adventurous." Unusual, with the unusual androgynous-sounding -en ending for Farren, Faren, like Fallen.

Form of Gudrun. Origin fr. Scandinavian. "God rune." Uncommon. Gudren is not found in the US Demographics.

Var. of Kameron. Based on Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Crooked nose." Unconventional. Kamren is not found in the US Demographics. See also Kamrynn.

Karen and variants

Karen3, var. Taren, Karren, Carren4, Caren5
Derived fr. Danish, Greek. "Pure." Usage of Karen as a children's name has fallen off since 1960-1969.


Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Glorious dignity." Somewhat common as a baby name, Keren is comparable to the popular Karren. See also Koreen.


Var. of Kora. Derived fr. Greek element. "Maiden." Used somewhat widely as a birth name, Koren is comparable to the conventional Karren. Also used for boys.

Laura and variants

Loren, Lauren
Forms of Laura. Root fr. Latin word. "The bay, or laurel plant." Usage of Lauren and Loren as baby names in 2016 was down 75.2% compared to a decade ago.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ren names for girls.

1. Aren - Lauren
Erin [Aren], Arin [Aren], Brenna [Bren], Bryn [Bren], Brenda [Bren], Cameron [Kamren, Camren, Kameren, Cameren], Katherine [Karen, Caren, Carren], Carina [Caren], Caron [Caren, Carren], Catherine [Karen, Caren, Carren, Catheren], Corin [Coren], Deryn [Deren], Irene [Iren, Eiren], Farren [Faren], Gudrun [Gudren], Kameron [Kamren], Karen [Taren, Caren, Karren, Carren], Keren, Kora [Koren], Laura [Loren, Lauren]

Lauren [Loren, Laren, L'Wren, Lorren, Larren], Loren [Lorren], Mary [Maren], Perrin [Perren], Saffron [Saffren], Sharon [Sharen, Sharren], Taryn [Tarren], Wren

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