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Meaning and Name Origin

Karin \k(a)-rin\ as a girls' name is of Swedish origin. Variant of Katherine. Also a variant of Karen in America and Britain.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Carina, Catherine and Karina.


Variations

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.


Popularity

Karin is a very prominent first name for females (#546 out of 4276, Top 13%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#62955 out of 88799, Top 71%). (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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 and has become much less since, 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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caren, Cari, Carina, Caron, Caryn, Catherine, Karan, Karen, Kari, Karin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karina, Karon, Karren, Karri, Karyn, 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 Catherine, Karen, Karin, Katherine, Katie, Katrina outside U.S.


Similar Names

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.

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