What does Caryn mean?
Caryn /ca-ryn/ as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Caryn means "pure". Caryn is an alternate form, with the suffix -yn, of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Caryn is also a variation of Karen (Danish, Greek). Caryn is also used as a derivative of Katherine (Greek).
Caryn▼ has 25 variants: Caren▼, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Caronne, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Carynn, Carynne, Karan, Karin▼, Karon▼, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn▼, Karynn, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerrynn, Keryn and Kerynne.more]
How popular is Caryn?
Caryn is a very prominent first name for women (#1054 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Caryn for girls. Caryn entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #544 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Caren, Cari, Caron, Carri, Catherine (#170 2 years ago), Cathryn, Karan, Karen (#492), Karin, Karon, Karren, Karyn, Katherine (#83) and Taryn (#853) are the prominent varying forms of Caryn rated in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Carron, are seldom used. These forms of Caryn reached the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3734%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.1601%, ▼57.1%), with forms like Cari, Karen, Karon, Karyn and Taryn becoming somewhat outmoded. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Caryn and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Caryn▼ is alike in pronunciation to Careen, Carine, Carwen, Coren, Corin, Corryn, Coryn, Corynn, Karyne and Koryn. Other recommended similar baby names are Calyn, Camryn▲, Carena, Carina▼, Carlyn, Carma, Carmi, Carmy, Carna, Cary, Caryl▼, Carynna, Carys, Charin, Ciaran, Coryna, Daryn, Faryn, Laryn and Maryn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Caryn.