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Karena meaning and name origin
Karena \k(a)-re-na\ as a girl's name has the meaning "beloved; pure; maiden" and 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): from Korinna, probably derived from Kore (see Cora), borne by a Boeotian poetess. Karena is also a variant of Karina (Scandinavian): variant of Katherine.
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 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.
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Popularity of Karena
Karena is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3260 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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