Karena Name Meaning & Origin

Karena

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Origin of the name Karen:

Danish form of Katherine, a cognate of the Greek Aikaterinē, the root of which is katharos (pure, unsullied). Var: Caren, Carin, Karen, Karena, Karrin, Karyn.

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Karen, Carina

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Pronounced kuh-RAE-na

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Kari (Kar-EE)

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Possibly a form of Karen (from Katherine), or Carina. Yiddish origin, popular among Ashkenazi jewish populations in Europe.

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