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The name Karen is a baby girl name. The name Karen comes from the English origin. In English The meaning of the name Karen is: Abbreviation of Katherine. Pure.

Name Information
Boy or Girl ?: girl
Origin of name: English
Meaning: Abbreviation of Katherine. Pure.
Expression number: 22
SoulUrge Number: 6
Average Visitor Rating: 4.31 (Out of 5)
Number of ratings: 56

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this is my name!
written by Karen Chapman, October 03, 2007
yeah ok dont name your kids this i hate this name even though it is my own. I have been teased with name so much, people say stuff like are you karing today and things like that and they are horrible!! stay away from this name!
nice name
written by caryn, October 26, 2007
why? but this name does sounds nice :)
written by Karen T., October 30, 2007
I'm a Karen too, but I have never had a problem being teased. The only nicknames I have ever been called by people who are teasing me are Karie, Kay, and Kaytee which are all respectable. I have been popular and successful in life which I partly attribute to having a strong and solid first name.
written by Karen 2, November 05, 2007
I am not a big fan on my name, Karen. I personally think it is boring. While growin up all my friends had nicknames, of a shorter version and i was just karen. I always wanted a fun name
Great name!
written by karen d, December 21, 2007
I have always loved my name. It is a good, lovely sounding name.
written by janey, January 30, 2008
i'm writing a story with a girl named karen as my main character. i like the name karen
It's my name too
written by Karen E, January 30, 2008
I was never teased in any way because of my first name. Also, some of my friends have shortened it to just "Kare" which I love. It is a very strong name, and I like it much more now as an adult than I did when I was a kid. For such a "commmon" name, I haven't met many other Karens at all!
its not that bad!
written by karen1403, February 03, 2008
i was never teased as a result of my name, and yes all my friends call me kaz...which as nicknames go is ok!
It's okay.
written by Karen S, February 14, 2008
This name was popular when I was born, my mother used it to over ride my fathers suggestion of Stephanie (thanks mom!) So since this name was popular from the 50's too the late 70's most people I know named Karen are in their 30s and 40's. My last job there were 3 Karen's so we had to devise a way to tell us apart. Like, Karen from the office, or Karen from ardsley. We thought it was funny, but I've never been teased by my first name, just my last name. :-)
a love my name
written by reank, February 19, 2008
everybody loves my name, specially guyz...
I love my name
written by Karen N, February 26, 2008
My mom named me Karen because she wanted me to have a name that couldn't be shortened into a nickname or silly name. I was never teased, but I did grow up with LOTS of Karens in my class, spelled all different ways. And I am friends with a few Karens now. It is funny to me that people are often asking me to spell my name for them. I love the meaning of our name as well. What a great legacy my parents gave me. K
Love it!
written by Karen Rose L., March 21, 2008
My parents chose Karen as my name because they liked the meaning of it, which is pure. Loved it!

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