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Karen Numerology :
Personality No. 7. People with the name Karen seek religion & wisdom. They hate doing physical work. They are introspective, scientific & analytical. Person with name Karen having 7 as Personality number love nature & peaceful ambiance. They love perfection, teaching & spirituality. They are individualistic, creative, dignified, serene & tolerant. They are intuitive, magnetic & versatile.
Variant Baby Names of Karen:

Caren, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn, Carynn, Carynne, Kara, Caren, Carin, Caron

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Karen with popular Japanese Surnames:

Karen Iwata,   Karen Matsunaga,   Karen Hoshino,   Karen Yamaguchi,   Karen Tamura


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.

More About Japanese Name : Karen

  • 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.

Famous Name Karen

  • Karen Josephson

    is an American competitor in synchronized swimming and Olympic champion.


Karen Name also appears in following Origin(s): Swedish

Karen also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Arabic, British, Chinese, Danish

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  • What does the name Karen mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Pure in Japanese. Karen also named in American, Arabic, British, Chinese, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Karen. What does the name Karen mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Karen. History of name and famous personality with Karen will help to update our database and other website users.

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