Karina: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Karina | Girls
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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My sister's name. She's the only one in school with that name. She is a fun, creative, and loving person.
I met someone I worked with this name, but spelt differently. Such a fack, and kisser-upper. She told me one time that she'd look after something while I went off with the boss, and when I came back I was blamed because she took out some stuff from the oven too earily so it was thrown out. I ended up getting fired that same day.
Fun fact: spelled backwards it's Anirak (which is almost like Anorak...)
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My name! Nice to have a different name that people can still pronounce and spell.
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Kari, Karin, Kay, Kay Kay, Reena, Kay Reena.
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Karina means pure.
means Little Darling in a book of 100,000 names or so.
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Karina Smirnoff, dancer/choreographer on 'Dancing With The Stars'.
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Global Popularity of the Name Karina
- #9 in Estonia
- #10 in Lithuania
- #237 in United States
- #242 in Norway
- #294 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #443 in Canada (Quebec)