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Meaning and name origin

Karine \k(a)-ri-ne\ as a girl's name has the meaning "beloved; friend; maiden" and is a variant of Cara (Latin, Irish, Gaelic), 20th-century coinage: feminine form of the Latin and Italian word for "dear". Also a variant of Careen: modern name. Karine is also used as a variant of Carina (Latin), late 19th-century coinage: pet form of Cara (like Carita) and partly inspired by Karin. The name Karine is also a variation of Corinne (Greek) and Karina (Scandinavian).

Karine has 29 variant forms: Caren, Carin, Carine, Carinne, Carreen, Carrine, Coreen, Corene, Corine, Corrin, Corrine, Corrinne, Corryne, Corynn, Kareen, Karene, Karin, Karinne, Karrine, Karyne, Kerrine, Koreen, Korine, Korinne, Korrin, Korrine, Korrinne, Koryn, Korynne.

Karine is also pronounced similarly to Karan, Karen, Kariann, Karianne, Karon, Karrin, Karyn, Karynn, Kerin, Korin, Koryne and Kyrene. Other suggested similar baby names are Karaina, Kareina, Karena, Kariana, Karie, Karima, Karinna, Karinya, Karline, Karna, Karrina, Karyna, Katrine, Korina, Larine, Marine, Narine and Sarine.


Karine is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2943 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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