Karina: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Karina
Origin of the name Carina:
Derived from the Latin carina (keel of a ship). Carina is the name of a southern constellation which contains the star Canopus, the second-brightest star in the heavens.
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- Comments and insights on the name Karina: | Edit
My sister's name. She's the only one in school with that name. She is a fun, creative, and loving person.
I named my daughter Karina because it's so beautiful, unique and girly. Everyone seems to think it's a lovely name too.
Fun fact: spelled backwards it's Anirak (which is almost like Anorak...)
Karina and Nakira are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
- Personal experiences with the name Karina: | Edit
My name! Nice to have a different name that people can still pronounce and spell.
- Nicknames for Karina: | Edit
Kari, Karin, Kay, Kay Kay, Reena, Kay Reena, Kar, Nina, RiRi
- Meanings and history of the name Karina: | Edit
Karina means pure.
means Little Darling in a book of 100,000 names or so.
- Famous real-life people named Karina: | Edit
Karina Smirnoff, dancer/choreographer on 'Dancing With The Stars'.
- Karina in song, story & screen: | Edit
Karina Mikkelswife, Mother of main character Hal in Brotherband, by John Flanagan