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pinWhat does Caren mean?

Caren /car-en/ [2 sylls.] 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 14 more alternative forms via Carina, Caron, Catherine, Karen, Katherine: Careena, Carena, Carenna, Cari, Carri, Cate, Catey, Catreen, Catrin, Caye, Karena, 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 popularity 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 1000 Baby Names Records, 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 usage of the girl name Caren and affiliated names. Cari, Carina, Caron, Carri, Caryn, Catherine (#170 last year), Karan, Karen (#492), Karin, Karon, Karren, Karyn, Katherine (#83) and Taryn (#853) are the popular varying forms of Caren. Forms like Taren are uncommon. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.3645%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.1601%, 56.1%), with versions such as Cari, Carina, Karen, Karyn and Taryn falling out of fashion. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caryn, Catherine, Karan, Karen, Karin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karon, Karren, Karyn, Katherine, Taryn in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Caren is pronounced similarly to Careen, Carreen, Carwen, Coreen, Coren, Corene, Corin, Coryn, Kareen, Karene, Keren and Koren. Other recommended similar baby names are Calen, Camren, Carden, Caree, Carel, Carey, Carlen, Carma, Carmen, Carmi, Carmy, Carna, Casen, Cerena, Charin, Ciaran, Corena, Cyrena, Cyrene, Faren, Laren and Maren. These names tend to be less frequently used than Caren.