What 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]
How 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)
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.
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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.