Karin Name Meaning & Origin

Karin

Pronunciation: KA-rin (key)

Origin of the name Karin:

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

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Karen, Karyn

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My best friend is named Karin, and I love the name. Her parents spelled it with an 'i' instead of an 'e' because of their German heritage. I think her spelling makes the name a little "younger" and separates it from all of the Karens of our parents' generation.

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