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Kari

What does Kari mean?

Kari Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: norse, mythology.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Keeri, Kwari, ..

(female) Karike, Karit, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kari Rishi (K.R.), ..

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)

Kari has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kari name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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