Meaning and name origin
Caryn \c(a)-ryn, car-yn\ as a girl's name is of Greek and Danish origin, and the meaning of Caryn is "pure". Caryn is a variant of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Also a variant of Karen (Danish): short form of Katherine (Greek) "pure".
Caryn▼ has 25 variant forms: Caren▼, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Caronne, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Carynn, Carynne, Karan, Karin▼, Karon▼, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn▼, Karynn, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerrynn, Keryn, Kerynne.
Caryn is a very popular first name for females (#1054 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Caryn for girls. Caryn reached its highest rank of #544 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Caryn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Katherine (#83), Catherine (#170), Karen (#492), Karren, Karyn, Caron, Karon, Karin, Karan, Caren and Caryn. (2014 statistics).
Caryn▼ is also pronounced similarly to Careen, Carine, Carwen, Coren, Corin, Corryn, Coryn, Corynn, Karyne and Koryn. Other suggested similar baby names are Calyn, Camryn▲, Carena, Carina▼, Carlyn, Carma, Carmi, Carmy, Carna, Cary, Caryl▼, Carynna, Carys, Charin, Ciaran, Coryna, Daryn, Faryn, Laryn, Maryn and Taryn▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Caryn.