Karine

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Karine

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

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  1. A female given name derived from Swedish Karin ( =Catherine).

Notable Persons Named Karine

Karine Vanasse is an actress. She was most active from 1999 to present. Karine was born on November 24th, 1983 in Drummondville.

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Karine Ferri is a television presenter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Karine was given the name Karine Jalabert on April 25th, 1982 in Suresnes.

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Karine Polwart is a folk music musician. Her career lasted from 2000 to 2000. Karine was born on December 23rd, 1970.

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Karine Icher is a golf player.

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Karine was born on January 4th, 1978. She passed away on May 29th, 2009.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 5 0
1925 6 6 0
1935 5 5 0
1937 10 10 0
1939 7 7 0
1940 10 10 0
1941 5 5 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 9 9 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 5 5 0
1948 6 6 0
1949 6 6 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 7 7 0
1954 6 6 0
1956 10 10 0
1957 5 5 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 5 5 0
1960 11 11 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 7 7 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 12 12 0
1965 14 14 0
1966 53 53 0
1967 40 40 0
1968 20 20 0
1969 29 29 0
1970 16 16 0
1971 22 22 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 21 21 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 22 22 0
1977 26 26 0
1978 17 17 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 28 28 0
1981 19 19 0
1982 23 23 0
1983 24 24 0
1984 17 17 0
1985 21 21 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 25 25 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 20 20 0
1990 28 28 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 23 23 0
1993 30 30 0
1994 25 25 0
1995 23 23 0
1996 16 16 0
1997 17 17 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 20 20 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 9 9 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 24 24 0
2005 18 18 0
2006 11 11 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 14 14 0
2010 11 11 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 10 10 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 5 5 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Karine as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Karine

  • How Popular is the name Karine? Karine is the 9,618th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Karine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,156 babies born with the first name Karine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karine to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Karine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karine is Saturday, October 24th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Karine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karine was in 1966 with a total of 53 babies.
  • Random Karine Factoid: According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karine is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1982.
  • Weird things about the name Karine: Your name in reverse order is Enirak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Niaker. 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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