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Karon

What does Karon mean?

Karon Pronunciation of Karon [karon] as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Karon means "pure". Karon is a version of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Karon is also a variation of Karen (Danish, Greek). Karon is also used as a variation of Katherine (Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).

Variations

Karon has 25 variants: Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Caronne, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Carynne, Karan, Karin, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Karynn, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerrynn, Keryn and Kerynne.

Karon has 51 more alternative forms via Catherine, Karen, Katherine: Cari, Carri, Cato, Catrin, Kait, Kaitrin, Kaity, Karena, Kari, Karna, Karri, Kas, Kasia, Kasja, Kaska, Kass, Kassi, Kassy, Kasya, Kat, Kata, Kate, Katee, Katena, Katey, Katha, Kathi, Kathryn, Kathy, Kati, Katia, Katie, Katina, Katka, Katla, Katrena, Katria, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Katriona, Katrya, Katryna, Katy, Katya, Kay, Kaye, Kaylin, Taran, Taren and Taryn.

Creative forms:
(female) Karonna, Koron, ..

(male) Karonko, Katon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Karon Novah (K.N.), ..

How popular is Karon?

Karon is a very popular first name for females (#1278 out of 4276, Top 30%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#51945 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Karon for girls. Karon entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #554 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the statistics of the girl name Karon and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Karon ranked in the Top 2000 are Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carri, Caryn, Catherine (#179 in 2015), Karan, Karen (#504), Karena, Kari (#1817), Karin, Karren, Karri, Karyn, Kassi, Kate (#222), Katey, Katherine (#84), Kathi, Kathryn (#319), Kathy (#1676), Kati, Katia (#1869), Katie (#309), Katina, Katrena, Katrina (#1167), Katy (#1547), Katya, Kay, Kaye, Kaylin (#619) and Taryn (#1062). Usage of these forms of Karon was more pronounced among parents during the years 1960-1969 (average #974) and is now much diminished (#1582, down 86.6%), with forms such as Taryn becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karon, Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carri, Caryn, Catherine, Karan, Karen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karena, Kari, Karin, Karren, Karri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karyn, Kassi, Kate, Katey, Katherine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathi, Kathryn, Kathy, Kati, Katia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katie, Katina, Katrena, Katrina, Katy in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katya, Kay, Kaye, Kaylin, Taryn in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kathryn, Katie, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karon is alike in pronunciation to Careen, Carine, Carwen, Coren, Corin, Coryn, Kareen, Karene, Kariann, Karine, Karinne, Karrine, Karyne, Keren, Kerin, Kerryn, Koreen, Koren, Korin, Korine, Korrin, Koryn, Koryne, Korynn and Kyrene. Other suggested similar names are Aeron, Auron, Camron, Cardon, Cason, Daron, Deron, Euron, Farron, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kalyn, Kameron, Kamren, Kamron, Kamryn, Kamyron, Karah, Karas, Karee, Karina, Karis, Karlen, Karli, Karlin, Karly, Karlyn, Karma, Karman, Karmyn, Karol, Karole, Karolyn, Karra, Karry, Karson, Kary, Karyl, Karyna, Karys, Kason, Katrin, Larson, Macon, Marion, Maryon, Mason, Nanon and Sharon. These names tend to be less frequently used than Karon.

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