The feminine name Karen is the Danish short form of Katherine, which is taken from the Greek name Aikaterine. The names etymology is debated, it either comes from the Greek name Aikaterine or hekateros meaning “each of the two”; or it came from the goddess Hecate; or it may have been related to the Greek word aikia meaning “torture”; or from a name in coptic meaning “my consecration of your name.” However, in the Christian era, it was associated with the Greek word katharos meaning “pure”.
The name Karen became popular after the 1930s in the English-speaking world for females.
Is a female name, Danish form of the name Katherine and means "pure". It was one of the top ten names for girls born in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s, peaking as the 3rd most popular girl's name in 1965.
Katherine was borne by a number of saints, including St Catherine of Alexandria, a 4th century martyr who suffered torture on a spiked wheel.
Abbreviation of Katherine.
Karen is the Danish form of Katherine.Karen is also the name of the an ethnic group that lives in Eastern Myanmar and Thailand.
Karen is the Danish from of Katherine. Karen is also the name of the an ethnic group that lives in Eastern Myanmar and Thailand.
In 2005, Karen collaborated with MC Kool Keith on the track Teaser, which was said to be on the porn film Deep Throat vs. Lialeh soundtrack. However the soundtrack was never released but recently started circulating on the web. For the movie Jackass 2, Karen O collaborated with electronic artist Peaches and Johnny Knoxville to record a track entitled "Backass". In 2007 Karen contributed vocals to a version of Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited for the I'm Not There movie soundtrack. She also appears on the soundtrack of the forthcoming Where The Wild Things Are movie, directed by former boyfriend Spike Jonze.[13
Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Carynne, Kara Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn
Karen Nakamura, Karen Ono, Karen Murakami, Karen Nakata, Karen Hosokawa
Karen Name also appears in following Origin(s): Swedish
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