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56k
in the U.S.
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
195611110
1957990
195817170
195914140
196016160
196146460
196293930
196342420
196465650
196573730
196665650
196766660
196899990
19691211210
19701511510
19711541540
19721711710
19731801800
19742062060
19752762760
19763283280
19774134067
19784784780
19795135049
19806826757
19816656578
198267666610
198365864612
19846576570
198568367013
198673872216
198786384815
19881,3011,28813
19891,5591,53821
19901,5711,56110
19911,8051,79510
19921,9681,95018
19932,2182,20117
19942,2772,26215
19953,0012,98516
19962,8742,8677
19972,3812,3738
19982,2462,23511
19992,3772,3770
20002,1382,1335
20011,9671,9625
20021,9581,9580
20031,9751,9750
20041,7331,7330
20051,6301,6300
20061,5301,5300
20071,5881,5880
20081,4441,4440
20091,1201,1200
20101,1071,1070
20119339330
20128578570
20137997990
20147367360

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 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Karina" ranks #89 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 82 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 2,138 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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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 keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for realist, the way you are.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

N is for nice, need I say more?

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Anirak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Riaakn". 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 Aug 16, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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