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pinWhat does Karina mean?

Karina /ka-ri-na/ as a girls' name is pronounced ka-REE-nah. It is of Scandinavian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Karina is "beloved".

Variant of Katherine; diminutive of Karina. Popular in Russia. See also Carina and Karen.


Karina has 11 variants: Kareen, Kareena, Kareina, Karena, Karenah, Karene, Karin, Karine, Karinna, Karinne and Karyna.

Affiliated girl names: Cara and Kara.

Karina has 90 more alternative forms via Carina, Karen, Katherine: Careena, Caren, Carena, Carenna, Cari, Cariana, Carin, Carine, Carinna, Carita, Caron, Caronn, Carrin, Carrina, Caryn, Carynn, Catarina, Caterina, Catina, Catreina, Catrin, Catrina, Catrine, Catriona, Catryna, Kait, Kaitrin, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn, Kaitrinna, Kaitriona, Kaity, Karan, Karen, Kari, Karita, Karna, Karon, Karren, Karri, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Karynn, Kasia, Kasienka, Kasja, Kaska, Kassia, Kasya, Kata, Katalina, Katarina, Katena, Katenka, Katerina, Katha, Katherina, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathrinna, Kati, Katica, Katie, Katina, Katinka, Katka, Katla, Katlaina, Katline, Katrena, Katria, Katriana, Katriane, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Katriona, Katrya, Katryna, Katya, Kaylin, Kerrin, Keryn, Rina, Taran, Taren, Taryn, Trina and Trine.

Kreatif forms: Kirina. [more]

pinHow popular is Karina?

Karina is a very popular first name for females (#780 out of 4276, Top 18%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Karina for girls. Karina entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #108 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is currently at #429. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of Karina and corresponding names. Katherine (#83 in 2014), Katie (#280), Kara (#442), Karen (#492), Kaylin (#547), Cara (#672), Katalina (#823), Taryn (#853), Cari, Katarina, Kathrine, Katerina, Kati, Katrina, Katina, Caren, Karyn, Trina, Karren, Catina, Catrina, Caterina, Caryn, Caron, Catriona, Karan, Carina, Karon, Karin, Kari and Karri are the prominent varying forms of Karina (#429 in 2014) rated in the Top 1000. These relations of Karina were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s (average #631) and are somewhat less popular today (#863, 63%), with versions such as Cari becoming somewhat outmoded. Karina, Kaylin and Kara are three of the more trendy birth names in this list.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Karina, Cara, Caren, Cari, Carina in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caron, Caryn, Caterina, Catina, Catrina in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kara, Karan, Karen, Kari, Karin in U.S.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Katarina, Katerina, Katherine, Kathrine, Kati in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Katie, Katina, Katrina, Kaylin, Taryn, Trina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cara, Catriona, Kara, Karen, Karin outside U.S.

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

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Karina is alike in pronunciation to Chiarina, Corena, Corina, Corinna, Corona, Corrina, Coryna, Karaina, Karenna, Kariana, Karianna, Karinya, Karrena, Karrina, Kerena, Keriana, Kerianna, Koreena, Korena, Korina, Korinna, Korrina, Korynna, Kyreena and Quirina. Other suggested similar baby names are Brina, Caprina, Carlina, Carna, Clarina, Daina, Earlina, Gavina, Hanina, Jarika, Kadena, Kadiya, Kaira, Kalila, Kalisa, Karissa, Karlla, Karmia, Karrine, Katiya, Kazia, Kenina, Keriann, Kerin, Kolina, Korin, Korine, Korrin, Kyria, Larita, Larsina, Mahina, Maria, Mariana, Marin, Marita, Mariza, Narine, Orina, Ravina, Salina, Saria, Sarinna, Sharina, Taina, Terina, Vanina, Varena, Zaria and Zarina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karina.