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pinWhat does Karin mean?

Karin /ka-rin/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Swedish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Karin is "pure". Variant of Katherine. Also a variant of Karen in America and Britain.

Affiliated girl names: Carina, Catherine and Karina.


Karin has 35 related variations via Karen, Katherine: Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carrin, Caryn, Catrin, Kait, Kaitrin, Karan, Karen, Karena, Kari, Karna, Karon, Karren, Karri, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Karynn, Kasia, Kati, Katie, Katina, Katria, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Kaylin, Kerrin, Keryn, Taran, Taren and Taryn.

Kreatif forms: Keirin. [more]

pinHow popular is Karin?

Karin is a very prominent first name for females (#546 out of 4276, Top 13%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#72466 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Karin for girls. Karin entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #337 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karin outside U.S.

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Karin and corresponding names. Caren, Cari, Carina, Caron, Caryn, Catherine (#170 last year), Karan, Karen (#492), Kari, Karina (#429), Karon, Karren, Karri, Karyn, Katherine (#83), Kati, Katie (#280), Katina, Katrina, Kaylin (#547) and Taryn (#853) are the popular varying forms of Karin appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4153%) and has become much less since (usage 0.1885%, down 54.6%), with versions such as Carina, Karen, Katie, Katrina and Taryn becoming somewhat dated. Karina (#429) and Kaylin (#547) are two of the more chic baby names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karin, Caren, Cari, Carina, Caron in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caryn, Catherine, Karan, Karen, Kari in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karina, Karon, Karren, Karri, Karyn in U.S.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaylin, Taryn in U.S.

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

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Karin is alike in pronunciation to Carine, Corin, Kareen, Karene, Kariann, Karine, Karinne, Karrine, Karyne, Keren, Kerin, Koren, Korin, Korine, Korrin and Koryn. Other suggested similar baby names are Farin, Kalin, Kamrin, Karaina, Kareina, Kariana, Karie, Karima, Karinna, Karinya, Karis, Karlin, Karma, Karmia, Karmin, Karrina, Karyna, Katrin, Korina, Marin and Tarin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karin.