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Girl Names Starting with Kar-

Kar- baby names and what they mean, with 46 results. Kar- names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names reached the top of their popularity 55 years ago (ADOPTION OF 3.78%) and have become much less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.24%, DOWN 93.7%), with names such as Karina becoming less stylish. Karlee (#701) and Karlie (#815) are two of the more contemporarily stylish birth names among these, while Karner (TOP 16%) and Karges (31%) are conventional Kar- surnames.

Kar- names

Kara - Karinya | Karis - Karniela | Karol - Karys

Kara - Karinya

Kara and variants

Kara1, var. Kary, Karrie1, Karri1, Karrah, Karita1, Karina1, Karine1, Karielle, Karie, Karianne, Karianna, Kariana, Kariann, Kari1, Karee, Karalynn, Karalyn1, Karalee1, Karalie, Karah
Stems fr. Latin element. "Beloved." Kayra is also a moderately common birth name.


Var. of Kerry. Root fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Black." Popular as last name. Compare Kara (UPPER 15%) with common -ra surnames Nara (UPPER 40%), Kuzara (40%). See also Fara.

Cara and variants

Karry, Karrie2, Karra, Karine2, Karina2, Kara3, Karalee2
Var. of Cara. Root fr. Latin, Irish, Gaelic elements. "Beloved; friend." Adoption of Kara, Karrie, etc. as girls' names in 2015 was 11.9% less than the year before.

Karisha, Karaina
Forms of Ka-. Derivative of American element. .. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second .. Karaina and Karisha are unique as birth names.

Caroline and variants

Karolynne, Karolynn, Karolyne, Karolyna, Karolyn, Karoline, Karolinka, Karolina1, Karolin, Karlinka1, Karlina1, Karli1, Karlie1, Karlene, Karlena, Karlen, Karlein, Karla1, Karleen1, Karilynn, Karilyn, Karelyn, Karalynne, Karalyn2, Karalynna, Karaline, Karalina, Karaleena, Karaleen
Forms of Caroline. Stems fr. Old German element. "Free man." Usage of Karla as a girls' name has diminished since 2002.

Charis and variants

Karrisa, Karisse, Karissa, Karisa, Karis, Karas
Var. of Charis. From Greek word. "Grace." Used widely as girls' names, Karis, Karas, etc. are similar to the common Paris.

Karyne, Karrine, Karinne1, Karine3, Karene1, Kareen1
Var. of Corinne. Derived fr. Greek element. "Maiden." Karrine and variants are not in the Top 2000.

Corinna and variants

Karynna, Karrina, Karrena, Karinne2, Karinna1, Karena1, Karenna, Kareena1
Var. of Corinna. Based on Greek. "Maiden." Karena is a commonplace (UPPER 76%) women's name.

Carina and variants

Karita2, Karine4, Karina3, Karena2, Kareena2
Var. of Carina. Derived fr. Latin word. "Beloved." Usage of Karina as a girls' name has decreased since 1996.

Carol and variants

Karryll, Karryl, Karyll, Karyl, Karolina2, Karol, Karole, Karlotta, Karlote, Karlinka2, Karlina2, Karli2, Karlie2, Karleen2, Karla2, Kari2, Karel
Forms of Carol. Derived fr. Old German. "Free man." Kari, Karla, Karli, Karlie and Karolina are Top 2000 baby names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kar- names: Kara, Karah, Karan, Karel, Karen

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kar- names: Karena, Kari, Karie, Karin, Karina

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kar- names: Karis, Karisa, Karissa, Karla, Karleen

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kar- names: Karlene, Karli, Karlie, Karol, Karole

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kar- names: Karolina, Karoline, Karolyn, Karon, Karren

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kar- names: Karri, Karrie, Kary, Karyl, Karyn

Katherine and variants

Karynn1, Karyn1, Karrin1, Karri2, Karon1, Kari3, Karin1, Karena3, Karen1
Forms of Katherine. Origin fr. Greek. "Pure." Karen and variants were favored as baby names 6 decades ago and are now less popular, with Karen becoming somewhat dated.

Karynn2, Karyn2, Karrin2, Karri3, Karon2, Kari4, Karin2, Karena4, Karen2
Var. of Catherine. Derivative of Greek element. "Pure." Karen, Karena, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karri and Karyn are more commonplace as children's names among the versions of Catherine.

Karen and variants

Karen3, var. Karyn3, Karryn, Karrin3, Karren, Karon3, Karin3, Karna, Kari5, Karan
Based on Danish, Greek words. "Pure." Karen and forms grew in popularity during 1960-1969 and have become less conventional, with Karyn becoming less fashionable.

Karenza, Karensa
Var. of Kerensa. Stems fr. Cornish word. "Love." Not in popularity charts.

Based on Arabic. "Virgin." Karida is rare as a birth name. See also Karima.

Karima, var. Karimah, Kareima, Kareemah, Kareema
Based on Arabic language. "Generous, giving." Kareema, Kareemah, Kareima and Karimah are more uncommon as children's names among the variant forms of Karima.


Root fr. Swedish, Greek words. "Pure." A moderately offbeat birth name, Karin occurs somewhat often as a surname. See also Karren.

Karina and variants

Karina4, var. Karyna, Karinne3, Karinna2, Karine5, Karin5, Karenah, Karene2, Karena5, Kareina, Kareena3, Kareen2
Derived fr. Scandinavian, Latin elements. "Beloved." Karin occurs regularly (UPPER 48%) as a surname.

Var. of Careen. Modern name .. Uncommon as a birth name, but Karine is comparable to the more common Karon. See also Karinne.

From Australian language. "Peaceful home." A rare baby name. See also Karaina.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Kar- names for girls.

1. Kara - Karinya
Kara [Kary, Karri, Karine, Karita, Karrah, Karrie, ..], Kerry [Kara], Cara [Karry, Karra, Karina, Karine, Karrie, Karalee, ..], Ka- [Karaina, Karisha], Caroline [Karolyn, Karolyna, Karolyne, Karolynn, Karolinka, Karolynne, ..], Charis [Karis, Karas, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Karrisa], Corinne [Karine, Karyne, Kareen, Karene, Karinne, Karrine], Corinna [Karinna, Karenna, Karinne, Karrena, Karrina, Karynna, ..], Carina [Karena, Karita, Karina, Karine, Kareena], Carol [Karyl, Karole, Karyll, Karryl, Karryll, Karolina, ..], Katherine [Karri, Karin, Karyn, Karon, Karrin, Karynn, ..], Catherine [Karri, Karin, Karyn, Karon, Karrin, Karynn, ..], Karen [Karyn, Karna, Karon, Karrin, Karryn, Karren, ..], Kerensa [Karensa, Karenza], Karida, Karima [Kareema, Kareima, Karimah, Kareemah], Karin, Karina [Karin, Karine, Karene, Karyna, Karinna, Karinne, ..], Careen [Karine], Karinya

Karis, Carissa [Karisa, Karissa], Charisma [Karisma], Karisma, Karissa [Karess, Karisa, Karysa, Karessa, Karyssa], Carita [Karita], Charity [Karita], Charlotte [Karly, Karline, Karlyne, Karlota, Karlotte, Karlotta, ..], Carla [Karla, Karlla, Karlita], Karla [Karli, Karly, Karley, Karlla, Karrla, Karlie, ..], Carly [Karly, Karlye, Karlie, Karline, Karlita, Karlyta, ..], Karleen [Karlin, Karlyn, Karlen, Karlene, Karlina, Karline], Carlene [Karlin, Karlyn, Karlene, Karlena, Karlina, Karlynn, ..], Karlotta [Karlota, Karlotte], Karma, Carmen [Karmin, Karmyn, Karmen, Karmia, Karmina, Karmita, ..], Carmel [Karmel, Karmen, Karmela, Karmelit], Karmel [Karmelle], Karmen [Karmina], Carna [Karniela, Karniella, Karnyella]

Karol [Karole, Karolina, Karoline, Karolyne], Karolina [Karolyn, Karolyna, Karolyne, Karolynn, Karolinka, Karolynne, ..], Carolyn [Karolyn, Karolynn], Carson [Karson], Christian [Karsten], Carys [Karys]

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