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What does Karina mean?

Karina Pronunciation of Karina as a girls' name is pronounced ka-REE-nah. It is of Scandinavian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Karina is "beloved". Variant of Katherine; diminutive of Karina. Popular in Russia. See also Carina and Karen. Also form of Cara. Also form of Kara.


ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian, russia


VARIANTS Kareen, Kareena, Kareina, Karena, Karenah, Karene, Karin, Karine, Karinna, Karinne, Karyna

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA CARINA, KAREN, KATHERINE Careena, Caren, Carena, Carenna, Cari, Cariana, Carin, Carine, Carinna, Carita, Caron, Caronn, Carrin, Carrina, Caryn, Carynn, Catarina, Caterina, Catina, Catreina, Catrin, Catrina, Catrine, Catriona, Catryna, Kait, Kaitrin, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn, Kaitrinna, Kaitriona, Kaity, Karan, Karen, Kari, Karita, Karna, Karon, Karren, Karri, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn, Karynn, Kasia, Kasienka, Kasja, Kaska, Kassia, Kasya, Kata, Katalina, Katarina, Katena, Katenka, Katerina, Katha, Katherina, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathrinna, Kati, Katica, Katie, Katina, Katinka, Katka, Katla, Katlaina, Katline, Katrena, Katria, Katriana, Katriane, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Katriona, Katrya, Katryna, Katya, Kaylin, Kerrin, Keryn, Rina, Taran, Taren, Taryn, Trina, Trine



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How popular is Karina?

Karina is a very popular first name for females (#780 out of 4276, Top 18%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Karina entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #108 in the U.S. in the year 1996, and is currently at #600. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Katherine (#112 IN 2018), Katie (#449), Kara (#500), Katalina (#629), Karen (#635), Cara (#873), Kaylin (#938), Carina (#1072), Katerina (#1173), Taryn (#1504), Katrina (#1516), Kari (#1569), Katarina (#1594), Katrena, Katina, Katya, Kati, Kathrine, Kathrina, Rina, Katherina, Karren, Karyn, Karri, Caren, Karon, Karin, Karena, Karan, Catriona, Catrina, Catina, Catarina, Caryn, Caron, Carin, Cari and Trina are the prominent varying forms of Karina (#600) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Karina were at the height of their popularity in the 1960s (AVERAGE #1218) and have become significantly less popular since (#1619, 82%), with versions such as Cari becoming somewhat outmoded. Katalina and Katerina are two of the more trendy birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karina, Cara, Caren, Cari, Carin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carina, Caron, Caryn, Catarina, Catina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catrina, Kara, Karan, Karen, Karena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kari, Karin, Karon, Karren, Karri in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karyn, Katalina, Katarina, Katerina, Katherina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katherine, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kati, Katie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katina, Katrena, Katrina, Katya, Kaylin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rina, Taryn, Trina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cara, Catriona, Kara, Karen, Karin outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Katherine, Katie, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Karina is alike in pronunciation to Chiarina, Corena, Corina, Corinna, Corona, Corrina, Coryna, Karaina, Karenna, Kariana, Karianna, Karinya, Karrena, Karrina, Kerena, Keriana, Kerianna, Koreena, Korena, Korina, Korinna, Korrina, Korynna, Kyreena and Quirina. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Brina, Caprina, Carlina, Carna, Clarina, Daina, Earlina, Gavina, Hanina, Jarika, Kadena, Kadiya, Kaira, Kalila, Kalisa, Karissa, Karlla, Karmia, Karrine, Katiya, Kazia, Kenina, Keriann, Kerin, Kolina, Korin, Korine, Korrin, Kyria, Larita, Larsina (see Lauren), Mahina, Maria, Mariana, Marin, Marita, Mariza, Narine, Orina, Ravina, Salina, Saria, Sarinna, Sharina, Taina, Terina, Vanina, Varena, Zaria and Zarina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Karina.

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