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What does Carin mean?

Carin \c(a)-rin\ as a girls' name. Carin's name origins are Latin, Greek and Danish, and the name Carin means "beloved; pure". Carin is a 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 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 (#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 (#unlisted) 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. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4071%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.1565%, down 61.6%), with versions like Taryn, Karen, Carina, Caryn and Catrina becoming somewhat outmoded. Karina (#429) is the most chic name for newborns among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caren, Cari, Carina, Caron, Carri, Caryn, Catherine, Catina, Catrina, Karan in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

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.