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What does Karena mean?

Karena /kare-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin, Greek and Scandinavian derivation, and the meaning of the name Karena is "beloved; pure; maiden". Karena is an alternate form of Carina (Latin). Karena is also a variation of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Karena is also used as a derivative of Corinna (Greek), Karina (Scandinavian, Latin) and Katherine (Greek).


Karena has 25 variants: Careena, Carena, Carenna, Cariana, Carinna, Carrina, Carynna, Coreana, Corina, Correna, Corrina, Corrinna, Kareena, Kareina, Karenah, Karenna, Karinna, Karrena, Karrina, Karyna, Karynna, Koreena, Korena, Korina and Korrina.

Karena has 16 more alternative forms via Carina, Catherine, Corinna, Karina, Katherine: Caren, Kareen, Karen, Karene, Karin, Karine, Karita, Karon, Karyn, Karynn, Katena, Katenka, Katina, Katrena, Katrina and Katryna.

Kreatif forms: Kamrena, Kirna, Kirrena. [more]

How popular is Karena?

Karena is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3260 out of 4276, Top 76%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular variation forms of Karena (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Katherine (#83 the previous year), Catherine (#170), Karina (#429), Karen (#492), Karyn, Carina, Katina, Katrina, Karon, Corina, Corrina, Caren, Karin and Corinna. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4676%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.2019%, down 56.8%), with forms like Karen, Katrina, Carina, Karin and Caren becoming somewhat dated. Karina (#429) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this list. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Karena and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caren, Carina, Catherine, Corina, Corinna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Corrina, Karen, Karin, Karina, Karon in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karyn, Katherine, Katina, Katrina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Catherine, Karen, Karin, Katherine, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karena is alike in pronunciation to Corena, Karaina, Kariana, Karinya, Kerena and Kyreena. Other suggested similar baby names are Kadena, Kalena, Karan, Kareema, Kareima, Karensa, Karenza, Karima, Karlena, Karma, Karmia, Karna, Karren, Karyne, Keren, Koren, Kyrene, Larena, Marena, Sarena, Tarena and Varena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karena.