What does Karine mean?
Karine /ka-ri-ne/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Karine's name origins are Latin, Irish, Gaelic, Greek and Scandinavian, and the meaning of the name Karine is "beloved; friend; maiden". Karine is a variant transcription 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).
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.
Karine has 46 more related variations via Cara, Careen, Carina, Corinne, Kara, Karina: Caragh, Carah, Caralea, Caralee, Caralie, Caralin, Caranda, Careena, Carena, Carenna, Cariana, Carinna, Carita, Carrie▼, Carrina, Carry, Corrie▼, Kaara, Kaira, Karah, Karalee, Karalie, Karalyn, Karalynn, Karee, Kareena, Kareina, Karena, Karenah, Kari▼, Kariana, Karianna, Karie, Karielle, Karinna, Karita, Karra, Karrah, Karri, Karrie▼, Karry, Kary, Karyna, Korina, Korinna and Rina.Kreatif forms: Keerine, Krine, Kryne. [more]
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)
Popular related forms of Karine (outside Top 1000) are Karina (#429 the previous year), Kara (#442), Cara (#672), Corinne (#727), Kari, Karin, Karrie, Karri, Karie, Corrie, Carina, Caren, Carrie, Corene, Corine and Corrine. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4025%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1081%, down 73.1%), with versions such as Cara, Carina, Carrie, Corene and Corrine falling out of fashion. Karina (#429) and Kara (#442) are two of the more trendy girl names in this list. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Karine and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Karine is pronounced similarly to Karan, Karen▼, Karon▼, Karrin, Karyn▼, Karynn, Kerin, Korin, Koryne and Kyrene. Other suggested similar baby names are Karaina, Karima, Karinya, Karline, Karna, Karrina, Katrine, Larine, Marine, Narine and Sarine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Karine.