What does Karon mean?
Karon /ka-ron/ [2 sylls.] 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).
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.more]
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 popularity of Karon for girls. Karon entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #543 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Karon and associated names. Prominent varying forms of Karon ranked in the Top 1000 are Caren, Caron, Caryn, Catherine (#170 in 2014), Karan, Karen (#492), Kari, Karin, Karren, Karri, Karyn, Katherine (#83) and Taryn (#853). Usage of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.4143%) and is now much less (usage 0.1716%, down 58.6%), with forms such as Karen, Kari, Karon, Karyn and Taryn becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Karon▼ is alike in pronunciation to Kareen, Karene, Karine, Karyne, Keren, Kerin, Koren, Korin and Koryn. Other suggested similar baby names are Daron, Kamron, Karina▲, Karma▼, Karol▼, Karson, Karyna and Kason. These names tend to be less frequently used than Karon.