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4k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Keren

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • #4372 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Keren in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1939 5 5 0
1942 11 11 0
1945 10 10 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 12 12 0
1952 15 15 0
1953 14 14 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 21 21 0
1958 15 15 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 15 15 0
1962 17 17 0
1963 46 46 0
1964 26 26 0
1965 17 17 0
1966 19 19 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 20 20 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 24 24 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 20 20 0
1973 19 19 0
1974 42 42 0
1975 40 40 0
1976 44 44 0
1977 45 45 0
1978 50 50 0
1979 47 47 0
1980 39 39 0
1981 43 43 0
1982 43 43 0
1983 44 44 0
1984 45 45 0
1985 44 44 0
1986 53 53 0
1987 51 51 0
1988 49 49 0
1989 55 55 0
1990 62 62 0
1991 64 64 0
1992 64 64 0
1993 67 67 0
1994 62 62 0
1995 63 63 0
1996 76 76 0
1997 65 65 0
1998 84 84 0
1999 78 78 0
2000 99 99 0
2001 94 94 0
2002 97 97 0
2003 119 119 0
2004 105 105 0
2005 102 102 0
2006 124 124 0
2007 120 120 0
2008 157 157 0
2009 134 134 0
2010 136 136 0
2011 141 141 0
2012 121 121 0
2013 113 113 0
2014 113 113 0
2015 121 121 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Keren baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,780 babies born with the name Keren in the United States. That's more than enough Kerens to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1939 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Keren" was in 2008 with a total of 157 babies.

According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Keren" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of only 55 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Keren popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Keren in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Illinois names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Keren

The name "Keren" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Ray, beam or strength, power". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Keren

Keren Dc
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Keren Kuo
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Keren Sperling
Keren Ann
Keren Hammerschlag
Keren Yarhi-milo
Keren Woodward

Alternative Meanings

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for elegant, born within you.

R is for rational, the way you think.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Nerek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kenre". 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 Keren born Nov 12, 1943

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 Spain approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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