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What does Karleen mean?

Karleen Pronunciation of Karleen [kar-leen] as a girls' name is pronounced kar-LEEN. It is of English origin. Diminutive form of Karla. See also Carla.


Karleen has 6 variants: Karlen, Karlene, Karlin, Karlina, Karline and Karlyn.

Related girl names: Carlene, Carol, Caroline, Charlotte and Karolina.

23 more alternative forms via Carla, Karla: Carle, Carleah, Carlee, Carleen, Carleeza, Carlena, Carlene, Carleta, Carley, Carlie, Carlin, Carlyn, Karla, Karlah, Karlee, Karleigh, Karlesha, Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karlita, Karlla and Karly.

Creative forms:
(female) Daleen, Kalleen, ..

(male) Karken, Karreem, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karleen Kaila (K.K.), ..

How popular is Karleen?

Karleen is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2825 out of 4276, Top 66%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Karleen was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #1203 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karleen name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Karleen appearing in the Top 2000 are Carla (#873 a year ago), Carlee (#768), Carleen, Carlene, Carley (#1106), Carlie (#1047), Carlyn, Carol (#1768), Caroline (#62), Charlotte (#9), Karla (#510), Karlee (#701), Karleigh (#1096), Karlene, Karley (#1320), Karli (#1292), Karlie (#815), Karly (#1348) and Karolina (#1712). Usage of these relations of Karleen was at its peak 8 decades ago (median #1273) and has become much less since (#1221, 66.4%), with forms like Karla becoming less fashionable. The most fashionable baby names in this list are Carlee, Caroline, Charlotte, Karlee and Karlie.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karleen, Carla, Carlee, Carleen, Carlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carley, Carlie, Carlyn, Carol, Caroline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Charlotte, Karla, Karlee, Karleigh, Karlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karley, Karli, Karlie, Karly, Karolina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Carla, Caroline, Charlotte outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karleen is pronounced similarly to Carlan, Carlein, Carlen, Carllen, Carlynn, Karlein, Karlyne and Karlynn. Other suggested similar names are Arleen, Caileen, Caleen, Caraleen (see Caroline), Carileen (see Caroline), Carleena, Carreen, Catleen, Cayleen, Charleen, Dareen, Earleen, Faeleen, Gayleen, Harlee, Harleen, Jaeleen, Jakleen, Jayleen, Kaelee, Kailee, Kaileen, Kaitleen, Kalee, Kaleen, Kaleena, Kalen, Kallee, Karalee, Karaleen, Karaleena, Karalyn, Karalynn, Karee, Kareen, Kareena, Karen, Karilyn, Karlena, Karlye, Karmen, Karolin, Karolyn, Karolynn, Karsten, Kataleen, Kathleen, Katleen, Kaylee, Kelleen, Kolleen, Koreen, Kyleen, Marceen, Mareen, Margeen, Marlee, Marleene, Mayleen, Myrleen (see Merle), Pauleen, Pearleen, Raeleen, Rayleen, Sareen, Sharleen and Taleen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karleen.

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