Meaning and Name Origin
Caryn \c(a)-ryn, car-yn\ as a name for girls. The name Caryn means "pure". Caryn is a form of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Caryn is also a variation of Karen (Danish): short form of Katherine (Greek) "pure".
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.
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. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Caryn and affiliated names. 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. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1950-1959 and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms like Cari, Karen, Karon, Karyn and Taryn becoming somewhat outmoded. (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.