What does Carin mean?
Carin /ca-rin/ as a girls' name. Carin's name origins are Latin and Greek, and the name Carin means "beloved; pure". Carin is an alternate form of Carina (Latin). Carin is also a form of Caron (Greek). Carin is also used as a variant of Catherine (Greek), Karen (Danish, Greek) and Katherine (Greek).
Carin has 26 variants: Caren▼, 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.
Carin has 22 more different relations via Carina, Caron, Catherine, Karen, Katherine: Cadi, Cait, Caitrin, Carena, Cari▼, Cariana, Carinna, Carita, Carri, Carrina, Cati, Catia, Catie, Catina, Catrin, Catrina▼, Catrine, Kari▼, Karina▲, Taran, Taren and Taryn▼.Kreatif forms: Cerin, Cyrin. [more]
How popular is Carin?
Carin is a very prominent first name for women (#1789 out of 4276, Top 42%) and a slightly less prominent last name for both adults and children (#96480 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Carin and related names. Popular varying forms of Carin (outside Top 1000) are Katherine (#83 2 years ago), Catherine (#170), Karina (#429), Karen (#492), Taryn (#853), Kari, Karin, Karren, Karyn, Karon, Karan, Caron, Carina, Cari, Carri, Caryn, Catrina, Catina and Caren. Other forms, like Kerron, are uncommon. These forms of Carin were favored as baby names during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4071%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1565%, 61.6% less). Katherine has been the most prevalent, although Karina appears to be gaining favor too, and Karen is now less popular. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Carin is pronounced similarly to Careen, Carinne, Carrine, Carwen, Coren, Corin, Corine▼, Corinn, Corrin, Coryn, Kerin and Korin. Other recommended similar baby names are Cain, Calin, Camrin, Cardin, Carie, Caris, Carlin, Carma, Carmi, Carmia, Carmie, Carmin, Carmy, Carna, Cerian, Charin, Ciaran, Corina▼, Cyrina, Czarina, Farin, Marin and Tarin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carin.