Karina

First Name
58k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Karina

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Spanish
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Latin
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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Texas, United States, the name Karina is of Spanish origin and means "Dear, loved".
  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Karina means "A true friend who brightens your day".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Karina means "Pure".

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  1. A female given name of modern usage, a form of Karin (Catherine) long used in Scandinavia, or from Carina.

Karina was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, German, Latvian, Norwegian, Slovak, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Karina

Karina Smirnoff is a dancer. Karina was given the name Karina Smirnova on January 2nd, 1978 in Soviet Union.

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Karina Lombard is an actress and actor. Karina was given the name Katrina Lombard on January 21st, 1969 in Tahiti.

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Karina was born on February 5th, 1984 in Basildon.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 2015 to present. Karina was born on June 28th, 1987.

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Karina Arroyave is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1988 to present. Karina was born on July 16th, 1969 in Colombia.

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Karina was born on July 10th, 1980 in Los Angeles.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Karina

Anna Karina is an actress, director, screenwriter, and film director. Anna was given the name Hanne Karin Blarke Bayer on September 22nd, 1940 in Solbjerg.

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Karina is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Karina was given the name Karina Nose on February 21st, 1984 in Shōwa-ku, Nagoya.

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Jordan. was born on December 18th, 1985.

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Endri was born on March 2nd, 1989.

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How popular is the baby 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 173 173 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 514 505 9
1980 682 675 7
1981 665 657 8
1982 677 667 10
1983 659 647 12
1984 657 657 0
1985 683 670 13
1986 738 722 16
1987 863 848 15
1988 1,301 1,288 13
1989 1,560 1,539 21
1990 1,571 1,561 10
1991 1,806 1,796 10
1992 1,967 1,949 18
1993 2,219 2,202 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 2,378 2,378 0
2000 2,138 2,133 5
2001 1,968 1,963 5
2002 1,959 1,959 0
2003 1,976 1,976 0
2004 1,734 1,734 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 1,110 1,110 0
2011 933 933 0
2012 857 857 0
2013 802 802 0
2014 737 737 0
2015 689 689 0
2016 628 628 0
2017 562 562 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Karina as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Karina

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  • How Popular is the name Karina? Karina is the 907th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Karina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 58,220 babies born with the first name Karina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karina to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Karina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karina is Wednesday, March 24th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Karina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karina was in 1995 with a total of 2,985 babies. That's a lot of babies named Karina!
  • Random Karina Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karina ranks 78th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 381 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Karina: Your name in reverse order is Anirak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nkaira. How do you pronounce that?

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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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