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Taren (girl)

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What does Taren mean?

Taren /tar-en/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Taren) means "pure". Taren is an alternate spelling of Karen (Danish, Greek): short variation of Katherine.

Associated with: pure (virgin).


Taren has 2 variants: Taran and Taryn.

Taren has 20 more related forms via Karen: Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Karan, Kari, Karin, Karna, Karon, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn and Keryn.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Tarenna, Tarna, ..

(male) Tarer, Tarny, ..

How popular is Taren?

Taren is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3929 out of 4276, Top 92%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent related forms of Taren (not ranked) are Caren, Carin, Caron, Caryn, Karan, Karen (#492 via latest list), Kari (#1844), Karin, Karon, Karren, Karyn and Taryn (#853). Adoption of these forms of Taren was well-received among parents 5 decades ago (adoption of 3.7%) and is now much less, with forms such as Karyn becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Taren and affiliated names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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


Taren is pronounced similarly to Tarin, Tarren, Tarryn, Tarynn, Terenne, Terin, Terrene, Terrin, Terryn, Teryn, Tirian, Tirien, Tirion, Tirrien, Tiryan, Tiryon and Tyrene. Other suggested similar names are Aren, Calen, Carden, Careen, Carlen, Coren, Darien, Deren, Eaden, Eiren, Faren, Galen, Haven, Iren, Kalen, Kamren, Kareen, Karmen, Keren, Koren, Laken, Laren, Larsen, Lauren, Maren, Marlen, Sharen, Tacey, Talea, Taleen, Talene, Tamryn, Tamzen, Tanea, Taney, Tara, Tarah, Taree, Tareena, Tarena, Taresa, Tarina, Tarra, Taryna, Tate, Terea, Teree, Terena, Terez, Tiare, Torey, Trea, Treen, Trena, Tyree, Tyrena, Valen and Wren. These names tend to be less commonly used than Taren.