Meaning and name origin
Careen \c(a)-reen\ as a girl's 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 is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Careen and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Scarlet (#390), Karen (#492), Cara (#672), Corinne (#727) and Carina. (2014 statistics).
Careen is also pronounced similarly to Caren▼, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Carwen, Caryn▼, Carynn, Coreen, Coreene, Coren, Correen, Kareen, Karren and Koreen. Other suggested similar baby names are Caleen, Carden, Caree, Careena, Carena, Carenna, Carleen▼, Carlen, Carmen▼, Catreen, Chereen, Dareen, Mareen, Sareen and Zareen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Careen.