What does Careen mean?
Careen /ca-reen/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced ke-REEN. Modern name. Possibly a combination of Cara with the -een suffix, or a variant of Corinne or Carina. Literary: first used in Margaret Mitchell's novel "Gone with the Wind" for Carreen, the younger sister of Scarlet. Sometimes used as a variant of Karen.
Careen has 19 more related forms via Cara, Carina, Corinne, Karen, Scarlet: Careena, Caren▼, Carena, Carenna, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn▼, Carynn, Coreen, Kareen, Kareena, Karren, Koreen and Taren.Kreatif forms: Careenna, Cireen. [more]
How popular is Careen?
Careen is a rare given name for women. Careen is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Careen and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Careen (not ranked) are Scarlet (#390 a year ago), Karen (#492), Cara (#672), Corinne (#727), Karren, Caryn, Caren, Carina and Caron. Variants like Carena are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3314%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.191%, ▼42.4%), with forms such as Karen, Cara, Carina, Caren and Caryn becoming somewhat dated. Scarlet (#390) is the most chic birth name in this list. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Careen is pronounced similarly to Carwen, Coreene, Coren and Correen. Other recommended similar baby names are Caleen, Carden, Caree, Carleen▼, Carlen, Carmen▼, Catreen, Chereen, Dareen, Mareen, Sareen and Zareen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Careen.