What does Keren mean?
Keren /ker-en/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced KARE-en. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Keren is "glorious dignity".
Affiliated girl name: Karen.more]
How popular is Keren?
Keren is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3431 out of 4276, Top 80%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#90252 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Keren and affiliated names. Jemima, Karen (#492 in 2014), Kizzie, Kizzy and Mima are the prominent variation forms of Keren (not ranked). These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.231%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1016%, ▼56%), with the versions Karen and Kizzie becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Keren is 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 frequently used than Keren.