Caren

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
197
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caren

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  • A user from Tanzania says the name Caren is of Unknown origin and means "Pure and love".
  • A user from Indonesia says the name Caren is of Unknown origin and means "Love".
  • According to a user from Indonesia, the name Caren is of English origin and means "Princess".
  • A submission from Philippines says the name Caren means "Beloved or Pure" and is of Unknown origin.
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a less common spelling of Karen.

Caren was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Caren

Caren Pistorius is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 2010. Caren was born in South Africa.

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Caren Z. Turner is a political consultant and the ceo of government affairs firm, turner government & public affairs, chief executive officer, and political consultant and theceoof government affairs firm.

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Caren Kaye is an actress. Her career lasted from 1972 to 1972. Caren was born on March 12th, 1951 in New York City, New York, U.S. Caren is also known as Karen Kaye, Kaye, and Karen.

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Caren Marsh Doll is an actress, dancer, socialite, author, actor, and dance. She was most active from 1937 to 1956. Caren was given the name Caren Morris on April 6th, 1919 in Hollywood, California, United States. Caren is also known as Caren Morris.

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Caren was born in 1973.

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Caren was born on April 11th, 1969 in Peine.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Caren

Mike was born on May 5th, 1977.

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Romana Carén is an actress, writer/director, and vocal coach. She was most prominent from 1998 to present. Romana was born on January 2nd, 1979 in Vienna.

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How popular is the baby name Caren in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1925 5 5 0
1936 5 5 0
1937 8 8 0
1938 13 13 0
1939 25 25 0
1940 49 49 0
1941 61 61 0
1942 95 95 0
1943 83 83 0
1944 103 103 0
1945 104 104 0
1946 153 153 0
1947 175 175 0
1948 204 204 0
1949 174 174 0
1950 171 171 0
1951 226 226 0
1952 191 191 0
1953 253 253 0
1954 291 291 0
1955 283 283 0
1956 301 301 0
1957 388 388 0
1958 280 280 0
1959 299 299 0
1960 287 287 0
1961 284 284 0
1962 279 279 0
1963 261 261 0
1964 270 270 0
1965 259 259 0
1966 241 241 0
1967 196 196 0
1968 202 202 0
1969 171 171 0
1970 173 173 0
1971 155 155 0
1972 112 112 0
1973 147 147 0
1974 201 201 0
1975 130 130 0
1976 117 117 0
1977 142 142 0
1978 163 163 0
1979 130 130 0
1980 99 99 0
1981 83 83 0
1982 76 76 0
1983 73 73 0
1984 73 73 0
1985 72 72 0
1986 58 58 0
1987 48 48 0
1988 53 53 0
1989 63 63 0
1990 61 61 0
1991 51 51 0
1992 37 37 0
1993 57 57 0
1994 53 53 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 50 50 0
1997 36 36 0
1998 40 40 0
1999 34 34 0
2000 46 46 0
2001 46 46 0
2002 41 41 0
2003 44 44 0
2004 44 44 0
2005 36 36 0
2006 55 55 0
2007 52 52 0
2008 33 33 0
2009 29 29 0
2010 25 25 0
2011 21 21 0
2012 18 18 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 6 6 0
2016 13 13 0
2017 11 11 0

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Popularity of Caren as a first name

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Popularity of Caren as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Caren U.S.
  White 83.76% 64.26%
  African American 7.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.55% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Caren

People with the last name Caren are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Caren

  • How Popular is the name Caren? Caren is the 2,574th most popular name of all time. As a last name Caren was the 93,125th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Caren have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,541 babies born with the first name Caren in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caren to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Caren? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1925 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Caren first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Caren is Thursday, July 12th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Caren born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caren was in 1957 with a total of 388 babies.
  • Random Caren Factoid: According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Caren is not a popular baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1949.
  • Weird things about the name Caren: Your name in reverse order is Nerac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aecrn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Caren? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 197 people with the last name Caren.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Caren? Caren is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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