Meaning and Name Origin
Kareena \k(a)-ree-na\ as a name for girls. Kareena's name origins are Latin, Greek and Scandinavian, and the name Kareena means "beloved; maiden". Kareena is a form of Carina (Latin); late 19th-century coinage: pet form of Cara (like Carita) and partly inspired by Karin. Kareena is also a variation of Corinna (Greek): from Korinna, probably derived from Kore (see Cora), borne by a Boeotian poetess. Kareena is also used as a variation of Karina (Scandinavian).
Kareena has 25 variants: Careena, Carena, Carenna, Cariana, Carinna, Carrina, Carynna, Coreana, Corina▼, Correna, Corrina, Corrinna, Kareina, Karena, Karenah, Karenna, Karinna, Karrena, Karrina, Karyna, Karynna, Koreena, Korena, Korina and Korrina.
Kareena has 32 more related variations via Carina, Corinna, Karina: Caren▼, Carin, Carine, Carinne, Carita, Carynne, Coreen, Corenne, Corin, Corinda, Corine▼, Corinn, Corinne▼, Corrianne, Corrienne, Corrin, Corrinda, Corrine▼, Corrinn, Corryn, Coryn, Corynn, Corynne, Kareen, Karene, Karin▼, Karine, Karinne, Karita, Koreen, Korinne and Rina.
Kareena is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Kareena is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kareena and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Kareena (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Caren, Carina, Corina, Corine, Corinna, Corinne (#727 last year), Corrina, Corrine, Karin and Karina (#429). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 1991 and have become significantly less popular since, with versions such as Carina, Corina, Corine, Corrine and Karin falling out of fashion. Karina (#429) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kareena is pronounced similarly to Karaina, Kariana, Kerena and Kyreena. Other recommended similar baby names are Fareena, Kaleena, Kareema, Kareemah, Kareima, Karen▼, Karlena, Karna, Karren, Katreena, Mareena, Sareena, Tareena and Zareena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kareena.