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Meaning and name origin

Carin \c(a)-rin\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Greek and Danish origin, and the meaning of Carin is "beloved; pure". Carin 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. Carin is also used as a variant of Catherine (Greek) and Katherine (Greek).


Variations

Carin has 26 variant forms: 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, Kerynne.


Popularity

Carin is a very popular first name for females (#1789 out of 4276, Top 42%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#65130 out of 88799, Top 73%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Carin 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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caren, Carina, Caron, Caryn, Catherine, Karan, Karen, Karin, Karon, Karren in U.S.

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

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


Similar Names

Carin is also pronounced similarly to Careen, Carinne, Carrine, Carwen, Coren, Corin, Corine, Corinn, Corrin, Coryn, Kerin and Korin. Other suggested similar baby names are Cain, Calin, Camrin, Cardin, Carena, Cari, Cariana, Carie, Carinna, Caris, Carlin, Carma, Carmi, Carmia, Carmie, Carmin, Carmy, Carna, Carrina, Catrin, Cerian, Charin, Ciaran, Corina, Cyrina, Czarina, Farin, Marin and Tarin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Carin.

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