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

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Origin and Meaning of Karun

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Alt. Meaning

K is for knowledge, an avid learner

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

U is for unique, your love of life.

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

Notable Persons Named Karun

Karun Chandhok is a racing driver for the Mahindra Racing. Karun was born on January 19th, 1984 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.


Karun was born on December 6th, 1991 in Jodhpur.


Karun Gurung is a soccer player for the Thimphu City F.C., Druk Star F.C., and Bhutan national football team. Karun was born on June 9th, 1986 in Bhutan.


Karun was born on December 19th, 1983 in Delhi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Karun

Shaji N. Karun is a film director and cinematographer. Shaji was given the name Shaji Neelakantan Karunakaran on January 1st, 1952 in Kollam, Kerala State, India.


Fun Facts about the name Karun

  • How Popular is the name Karun? Karun is the 65,481st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Karun have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16 babies born with the first name Karun in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karun? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Karun born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karun was in 2002 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Karun: Your name in reverse order is Nurak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Knura. 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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