Meaning and name origin
Caren \c(a)-ren\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Greek and Danish origin, and the meaning of Caren is "beloved; pure". Caren is a variant of Carina (Latin); late 19th-century coinage: pet form of Cara (like Carita) and partly inspired by Karin. Also a variant of Caron (Greek): variant of Karen. Caren is also used as a variant of Catherine (Greek) and Katherine (Greek).
Caren▼ has 26 variant forms: 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, Kerynne.
Caren is a very popular first name for females (#1123 out of 4276, Top 26%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#36136 out of 88799, Top 41%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Caren for girls. Caren reached its highest rank of #536 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Caren and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Katherine (#83), Catherine (#170), Karen (#492), Karon, Karren, Karyn, Karin, Karan, Carina, Caron, Caryn and Caren. (2014 statistics).
Caren▼ is also pronounced similarly to Careen, Carreen, Carwen, Coreen, Coren, Corene▼, Corin, Coryn, Kareen, Karene, Keren and Koren. Other suggested similar baby names are Calen, Camren, Carden, Caree, Careena, Carel, Carena, Carenna, Carey▼, Carlen, Carma, Carmen▼, Carmi, Carmy, Carna, Casen, Cerena, Charin, Ciaran, Corena, Cyrena, Cyrene, Faren, Laren, Maren and Taren. These names tend to be less commonly used than Caren.