First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
342
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Karri

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  • A submission from Wisconsin, United States says the name Karri means "Special and warrior" and is of Celtic origin.

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Wiktionary
  1. The tree Eucalyptus diversicolor, native to south-western Western Australia
  2. The hard timber from the karri tree.

karri was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Norwegian Bokmål, and Norwegian Nynorsk

Notable Persons Named Karri

Karri Turner is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1994 to present. Karri was given the name Karri Kathleen Turner on December 21st, 1966 in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Karri Ramo is a hockey player for the Calgary Flames in the National Hockey League. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Karri was born on July 1st, 1986 in Asikkala.

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Paleface is a finnish hip hop and folk music musician. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Paleface was given the name Karri Pekka Matias Miettinen on April 21st, 1978 in Järvenpää.

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Karri was born on January 31st, 1970.

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Karri Narayana Rao was a Member of Parliament. Karri was born on July 1st, 1929 in Srikakulam district. He breathed his last breath on March 2nd, 2002.

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Karri Koira is a musician. He plays Vocals. Karri was given the name Karri Timo Mikael Sirén . Karri is also known as Karri Dog, Ice Dog, Koira, and Sigma.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Karri

Nagendra Karri is a film director, producer, and screenwriter. He was most active from 2008 to present. Nagendra was born on November 28th, 1982 in Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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Ramesh Karri is a professor of electrical, computer engineering at new york university polytechnic school of engineering, new york university tandon school of engineering, and computer engineering atnew york university polytechnic school of engineering.

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Lauri Karri is an athlete for the FC Kiisto.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1953 9 9 0
1954 5 5 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 16 16 0
1957 22 22 0
1958 47 47 0
1959 57 57 0
1960 73 73 0
1961 99 99 0
1962 100 100 0
1963 108 108 0
1964 118 118 0
1965 85 85 0
1966 96 96 0
1967 123 123 0
1968 159 159 0
1969 177 177 0
1970 156 156 0
1971 198 198 0
1972 161 161 0
1973 184 184 0
1974 146 146 0
1975 186 186 0
1976 202 202 0
1977 197 197 0
1978 137 137 0
1979 125 125 0
1980 108 108 0
1981 122 122 0
1982 136 136 0
1983 102 102 0
1984 86 86 0
1985 97 97 0
1986 69 69 0
1987 63 63 0
1988 61 61 0
1989 66 66 0
1990 62 62 0
1991 59 59 0
1992 47 47 0
1993 36 36 0
1994 26 26 0
1995 22 22 0
1996 31 31 0
1997 23 23 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 24 24 0
2000 8 8 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 12 12 0
2003 12 12 0
2004 10 10 0
2005 14 14 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 9 9 0
2008 10 10 0
2009 7 7 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 6 6 0
2013 6 6 0
2014 10 10 0
2015 8 8 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 8 8 0

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Popularity of Karri as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karri U.S.
  White 4.97% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 93.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karri

People with the last name Karri are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Karri

  • How Popular is the name Karri? Karri is the 4,075th most popular name of all time. As a last name Karri was the 59,171st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Karri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,408 babies born with the first name Karri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karri to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1953 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Karri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karri is Tuesday, September 21st, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Karri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karri was in 1976 with a total of 202 babies.
  • Random Karri Factoid: According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karri is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1976.
  • Weird things about the name Karri: Your name in reverse order is Irrak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Airkr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 342 people with the last name Karri.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karri? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Karri as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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