What does Karena mean?
Karena /kare-na/ as a girls' name is of Latin and Greek 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 63 more alternative forms via Carina, Catherine, Corinna, Karina, Katherine: Caren▼, Carin, Carine, Carita, Caron, Carren, Caryn▼, Carynn, Catina, Catreena, Catreina, Catrina▼, Catryna, Kareen, Karen▼, Karene, Kari▼, Karin▼, Karine, Karinne, Karita, Karon▼, Karri, Karrin, Karyn▼, Karynn, Kasia, Kasienka, Kasja, Kaska, Kassia, Kasya, Kata, Katarina▼, Kate▲, Katee, Katell, Katena, Katenka, Katerina, Katey, Katha, Kathrene, Kathrina, Katia▼, Katica, Katina, Katinka, Katka, Katla, Katrena, Katria, Katriana, Katrien, Katrina▼, Katrine, Katriona, Katrya, Katryna, Katya, Kaye▼, Koreen and Trina▼.Kreatif forms: Karela, Kayrena, Kirena. [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. Demographics)
Popular variation forms of Karena (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000 are Katherine (#83 from current records), Catherine (#170), Kate (#207), Karina (#429), Karen (#492), Katarina, Karyn, Katerina, Katia, Trina, Kaye, Katrina, Katina, Karri, Karin, Catina, Caryn, Caron, Carina, Catrina, Corina, Caren, Kari, Corrina, Corinna and Karon. These relations of Karena were popular as baby names in the 1970s (average #603) and are somewhat less common today (#860, down 65%), with forms like Caryn becoming somewhat dated. Katherine has been the most well-known version, although Karina seems to be gaining popularity too. Displayed below is a comparison of the statistics of the girl name Karena and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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Karena is alike in pronunciation to Corena, Corona, Coryna, Karaina, Kariana, Karianna, Karinya, Kerena, Keriana, Kiriana, Korinna, Korynna and Kyreena. Other suggested similar baby names are Dorena, Earlena, Fareena, Farina, Irena, Jaena, Kadena, Kalana, Kalea, Kalina, Kamea, Kamren, Kara▲, Karan, Kareema, Karensa, Karess, Karida, Karimah, Karla▲, Karlina, Karlla, Karma▼, Karmela, Karmia, Karra, Karren, Karysa, Katana, Katreena, Keena, Kerensa, Korenda, Koryn, Koryne, Lareina, Larina, Madena, Malena, Mareena, Maren, Marina▼, Marlena▼, Marna, Morena, Nadena, Ravena, Sabrena, Sareena, Sarene, Sarina▼, Sirena, Talena, Taren, Tyrena, Urena, Valena, Varina, Varona, Verena, Yarina and Yaryna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karena.