Caryn Name Meaning & Origin

Caryn

Pronunciation: KA-rin (key)

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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Caren, Karen

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Personal experiences with the name Caryn

Caryn is a good name to have, it's neutral and common-place yet different. I've only met one or two other people named Caryn in my life. The name allows for any type of personality that your child may have, because there aren't a lot of preconceived notions about people with this name. I've never been teased or had any nicknames, and this is one of the reasons my mom told me she picked Caryn- no way to shorten it, and it doesn't really rhyme with anything.

Nicknames for Caryn

Care, Cary, Care Bear

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Famous real-life people named Caryn

Caryn Mandabach, TV Producer
Caryn Elaine Johnson, AKA Whoopi Goldberg

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