What does Carin mean?
Carin \c(a)-rin\ as a girls' name means "beloved; pure". Carin is a form of Carina (Latin). Carin is also a form of Caron (Greek): variant of Karen. Carin is also used as a variant of Catherine (Greek), 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 forms 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▼.
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 (#65130 out of 88799, Top 73%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Carin and related names. Popular varying forms of Carin (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Katherine (#83 last year), Catherine (#170), Karina (#429), Karen (#492), Taryn (#853), Kari, Karin, Karren, Karyn, Karon, Karan, Caron, Carina, Cari, Carri, Caryn, Catrina, Catina and Caren. This girl name reached the height of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 and has become significantly less popular since, with versions like Taryn, Karen, Carina, Karon and Karyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Karina (#429) is the most chic name for newborns among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.