What does Karine mean?
Karine [karine] as a name for girls is a Latin and Greek name, and the meaning of the name Karine is "beloved; friend; maiden". Karine is a variant form of Cara (Latin, Irish, Gaelic). Karine is also a variant of Careen. Karine is also used as a variant of Carina (Latin), Corinne (Greek), Kara (Latin) and Karina (Scandinavian, Latin).
Associated with: greek.
Karine has 31 variants: Caren, Carin, Carine, Carinne, Carreen, Carrine, Coreen, Corene, Corine▼, Corrin, Corrine▼, Corrinne, Corryne, Corynn, Kareen, Karene, Kariann, Karianne, Karin▼, Karinne, Karrine, Karyne, Kerrine, Koreen, Korine, Korinne, Korrin, Korrine, Korrinne, Koryn and Korynne.
31 more relations via Cara, Careen, Carina, Corinne, Kara, Karina: Carena, Cariana, Carinna, Carita, Carrie▼, Carrina, Kaira, Karah, Karalee, Karalie, Karee, Kareena, Kareina, Karena, Karenah, Kari▼, Kariana, Karianna, Karie, Karielle, Karinna, Karita, Karra, Karrah, Karri, Karrie▼, Karry, Kary, Karyna, Korina and Korinna.Creative forms:
(female) Khrine, Krine, ..
(male) Karife, Kariker, .. Middle name pairings:
Karine Hailey (K.H.), ..
How popular is Karine?
Karine is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2943 out of 4276, Top 69%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Karine (outside Top 2000) are Karina (#462 the previous year), Kara (#509), Cara (#727), Corinne (#733), Carina (#1067), Carrie (#1680), Kari (#1817), Karin, Karie, Karri, Korina, Kary, Karrie, Karena, Corrinne, Coreen, Carin, Caren, Corene, Corine, Kaira, Corrine, Corrin and Karah. Adoption of these forms of Karine reached its apex 45 years ago (average #1094) and is now significantly lower (#1708, 87% less usage), with versions such as Carina falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Karine is pronounced similarly to Caron, Caronn, Caronne, Carrin, Caryn▼, Carynn, Chorine, Corin, Corinn, Karan, Karen▼, Karon, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn▼, Karynn, Keren, Keriann, Kerianne, Kerrin, Keryn, Kerynne, Korin and Koryne. Other suggested similar names are Dariane, Darice, Darina, Derine, Faline, Farin, Jadine, Janine▼, Jaxine, Kacie▼, Kadie, Kaite, Kaitrine, Kalene, Kalina, Kamrin, Kaprice, Karaline, Karenna, Karida, Karima, Karimah, Karinya, Karma, Karmina, Karole, Karynna, Katriane, Katrice, Keriana, Kiriana, Klarise, Korie, Korrina, Laraine, Lareine, Larina, Marcine, Mariane, Marin, Marina▼, Marinn, Marline, Narice, Paine, Raine, Varina, Verine, Wardine and Yarina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Karine.See names in meaning and etymology.