What does Caryn mean?
Caryn /ca-ryn/ [2 sylls.] 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 in 2014), 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. Variants like Carron are seldom used. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3734%) and have become significantly less widespread since (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.