What does Kari mean?
Kari /kari/ as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Kari) is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Kari is "puff of wind; curly hair". Mythology name that is also used for someone with curls.
(male) Keeri, Kwari, ..
(female) Kariko, Karit, ..
How popular is Kari?
Kari is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#32129 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Kari for boys. Kari has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Kari is pronounced similarly to Cairo, Carew, Carey▼, Cary▼, Corie, Cory▼, Kearie, Keary, Kerrie, Kerry▼, Korey▼, Kori, Korry, Kory▼ and Kyrie▲. Other recommended names are Ari▲, Arri, Bari, Ceri, Ezri, Feri, Gari, Guri, Hari, Ilari, Imri, Kacy, Kade▲, Kadin▼, Kadir, Kahn, Kai▲, Kaimi, Kaj, Kalin, Kam, Kamil, Kano, Karam, Karim, Karl▼, Karli, Karlin, Karlo, Karmi, Karny (see Kearney), Karol, Karr, Kasi, Kasie, Kasim, Kass, Kato, Kauai, Kawai, Kaye, Ker, Kerk, Kern, Kerr, Kiril, Kirk▼, Kobi, Kofi, Kord, Korin, Kort, Kosi, Kurt▼, Kwami, Kwasi, Kyrk, Mori, Nuri and Omari▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kari.