Meaning and name origin
Karena \k(a)-re-na\ as a girl's name is of Latin, Greek and Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Karena is "beloved; pure; maiden". Karena is a variant of Carina (Latin); late 19th-century coinage: pet form of Cara (like Carita) and partly inspired by Karin. Also a variant of Catherine (Greek): from "katharos". Karena is also used as a variant of Corinna (Greek) and Karina (Scandinavian), Katherine (Greek).
Karena has 25 variant forms: Careena, Carena, Carenna, Cariana, Carinna, Carrina, Carynna, Coreana, Corina▼, Correna, Corrina, Corrinna, Kareena, Kareina, Karenah, Karenna, Karinna, Karrena, Karrina, Karyna, Karynna, Koreena, Korena, Korina, Korrina.
Karena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3260 out of 4276, Top 76%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Karena and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Katherine (#83), Catherine (#170), Karina (#429), Kareena, Corinna, Corina, Carina and Corrina. (2014 statistics).
Karena is also pronounced similarly to Corena, Karaina, Kariana, Karinya, Kerena and Kyreena. Other suggested similar baby names are Kadena, Kalena, Karan, Kareema, Kareen, Kareima, Karen▼, Karene, Karensa, Karenza, Karima, Karin▼, Karine, Karlena, Karma▼, Karmia, Karna, Karon▼, Karren, Karyn▼, Karyne, Karynn, Katena, Katrena, Keren, Koren, Kyrene, Larena, Marena, Sarena, Tarena and Varena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karena.