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pinWhat does Caren mean?

Caren /car-en/ as a girls' name. Caren's roots are Latin and Greek, and the name Caren means "beloved; pure". Caren is a variant form of Carina (Latin) with the suffix -en. Caren is also a form of Caron (Greek). Caren is also used as a variant of Catherine (Greek), Karen (Danish, Greek) and Katherine (Greek).


Caren has 26 variants: Carin, Carine, Caronn, Caronne, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Carynne, Karan, Karin, Karine, Karon, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Karynn, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerrynn, Keryn and Kerynne.

Caren has 63 more alternative forms via Carina, Caron, Catherine, Karen, Katherine: Cadi, Cait, Caitey, Caitrin, Caity, Careena, Carena, Carenna, Cari, Cariana, Carinna, Carita, Caronwen, Carri, Carrina, Cass, Cassey, Cassi, Cassy, Cat, Cate, Catey, Cath, Catha, Cathe, Cathee, Catheren, Cathern, Cathi, Cathryn, Cathy, Cati, Catia, Catie, Catina, Cato, Catreen, Catreena, Catreina, Catrin, Catrina, Catrine, Catryna, Caty, Cay, Caye, Cazzy, Kareena, Karena, Kari, Karina, Karna, Karri, Kate, Katee, Katena, Katey, Katrena, Katrien, Kaye, Taran, Taren and Taryn.

Kreatif forms: Calren, Carenne. [more]

pinHow popular is Caren?

Caren is a very popular first name for women (#1123 out of 4276, Top 26%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#71808 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name history of Caren for girls. Caren was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top position of #536 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caren name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caren outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the history of the girl name Caren and affiliated names. Cari, Carina, Caron, Carri, Caryn, Catherine (#170 last year), Cathi, Cathryn, Cathy, Catina, Catrina, Karan, Karen (#492), Kari, Karin, Karina (#429), Karon, Karren, Karri, Karyn, Kate (#207), Katherine (#83), Kaye and Taryn (#853) are the popular varying forms of Caren. Other forms, like Cathern, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Caren was at its peak 44 years ago (median #632) and is somewhat less today (#849, 59%). Katherine has been the overall favorite, though Kate has grown popular as well over time, while forms such as Cathryn are no longer trendy.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caren, Cari, Carina, Caron, Carri in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caryn, Catherine, Cathi, Cathryn, Cathy in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Catina, Catrina, Karan, Karen, Kari in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karin, Karina, Karon, Karren, Karri in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karyn, Kate, Katherine, Kaye, Taryn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Karen, Karin, Kate, Katherine outside U.S.

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Caren is pronounced similarly to Carinne, Carreen, Carrine, Carwen, Coreen, Coreene, Corene, Corenne, Corin, Corinn, Correen, Correne, Corrin, Corryn, Coryn, Corynn, Kareen, Karyne, Keren, Kerin, Koreen, Koren, Korin, Koryn and Kyrene. Other recommended similar baby names are Cadena, Cain, Caleen, Calen, Calin, Camren, Camron, Capree, Carah, Carden, Caree, Carel, Caresa, Caress, Carey, Carlan, Carlen, Carlena, Carley, Carli, Carllen, Carly, Carlyn, Carma, Carman, Carmel, Carmen, Carmi, Carmy, Carna, Carol, Casen, Catee, Cerena, Charin, Ciaran, Corena, Cyrena, Cyrene, Dareen, Deren, Faren, Farren, Iren, Laren, Larren, Mareen, Maren, Tarren and Valen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Caren.