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Karna

What does Karna mean?

Karna Pronunciation of Karna [kar-na] as a name for girls has the meaning "pure". Karna is an alternate spelling of Karen (Danish, Greek): short version of Katherine.

Associated with: pure (virgin).

Variations

19 alternative forms via Karen: Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Caryn, Carynn, Karan, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Kerran, Keryn, Taran, Taren and Taryn.

Creative forms:
(female) Kamna, Karani, ..

(male) Karnan, Karne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karna Joslynn (K.J.), ..

How popular is Karna?

Karna is an unusual first name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#81100 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Karna (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Karen (#504 in recent rankings), Taryn (#1062), Kari (#1817), Karren, Karyn, Caron, Karon, Karin, Karan, Caren, Carin and Caryn. These forms of Karna were at the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (adoption of 3.68%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.04%, 99%), with forms such as Karyn going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caren, Carin, Caron, Caryn, Karan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karen, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karyn, Taryn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Karna is alike in pronunciation to Carna. Other suggested similar names are Kara, Karaina, Kareena, Kareina, Karena, Karenah, Karene, Karenna, Kariana, Karima, Karina, Karine, Karinna, Karinya, Karla, Karma, Karmia, Karra, Karrena, Karrina, Karyna, Karyne, Karynn, Karynna, Kerena, Korena, Korina, Marna and Warna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Karna.

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