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Meaning and name origin

Keren \k(e)-ren\ as a girl's name is pronounced KARE-en. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Keren is "glorious dignity". Also possibly means "ray of light", "horn" or "fund". Short form of Kerenhappuch. Biblical: one of the three daughters of Job, the other two being Jemima and Kezia.

Keren has 2 variant forms: Kerena and Kerensa.

For more information, see also the related girl name Karen.


Keren is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3431 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Keren and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jemima and Karen. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jemima, Karen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Keren is also pronounced similarly to Caren, Coren, Karan, Kareen, Karene, Karin, Karon, Karren, Karyn, Kerin, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerryn, Keryn, Koreen, Koren, Korin, Koryn and Kyrene. Other suggested similar baby names are Deren, Karena, Keree and Korena. These names tend to be less commonly used than Keren.


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