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56k
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since 1880

Karina

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Pure
  • #892 All Time
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987k Karen (Scandinavian)
28k Karin (Scandinavian)
3k Karena (Scandinavian)
1k Karine (Scandinavian)

How popular is the name "Karina" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 11 11 0
1957 9 9 0
1958 17 17 0
1959 14 14 0
1960 16 16 0
1961 46 46 0
1962 93 93 0
1963 42 42 0
1964 65 65 0
1965 73 73 0
1966 65 65 0
1967 66 66 0
1968 99 99 0
1969 121 121 0
1970 151 151 0
1971 154 154 0
1972 171 171 0
1973 180 180 0
1974 206 206 0
1975 276 276 0
1976 328 328 0
1977 413 406 7
1978 478 478 0
1979 513 504 9
1980 682 675 7
1981 665 657 8
1982 676 666 10
1983 658 646 12
1984 657 657 0
1985 683 670 13
1986 738 722 16
1987 863 848 15
1988 1,301 1,288 13
1989 1,559 1,538 21
1990 1,571 1,561 10
1991 1,805 1,795 10
1992 1,968 1,950 18
1993 2,218 2,201 17
1994 2,277 2,262 15
1995 3,001 2,985 16
1996 2,874 2,867 7
1997 2,381 2,373 8
1998 2,246 2,235 11
1999 2,377 2,377 0
2000 2,138 2,133 5
2001 1,967 1,962 5
2002 1,958 1,958 0
2003 1,975 1,975 0
2004 1,733 1,733 0
2005 1,630 1,630 0
2006 1,530 1,530 0
2007 1,588 1,588 0
2008 1,444 1,444 0
2009 1,120 1,120 0
2010 1,107 1,107 0
2011 933 933 0
2012 857 857 0
2013 799 799 0
2014 736 736 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Karina? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 56,322 babies born with the name Karina in the United States. That's more than enough Karinas to occupy the territory of American Samoa (USA) with an estimated population of 55,519 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given to 11 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Karina" was in 1995 with a total of 2,985 babies. (That's a lot of baby Karinas)

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Karina" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 386 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 2,246 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Karina popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Karina in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Karina" mean? The list below shows the origins of Karina as well as things modernly associated with the name Karina such as celebrities named Karina.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Karina

The name "Karina" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Karina Jelinek

Karina Jelinek is a model, television personality, and actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Karina was born in 1983 as Olga Karina Jelinek in Villa Maria, Cordoba Province, Argentina.

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Karina Lombard

Karina Lombard is an actress. Karina was born in 1969 as Katrina Lombard in Tahiti, French Polynesia.

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Karina Pasian

Karina Pasian is a singer specializing in R&B and pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Karina was born in 1991.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for interest, you show in others.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Anirak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rnkiaa". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Karina born Dec 1, 1974

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Quebeck approximately on 875. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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