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Keren

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
225
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Keren" mean? The list below shows the origins of Keren as well as things modernly associated with the name Keren such as celebrities named Keren.

Origin and Meaning of Keren

"Keren" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Ray, beam or strength, power". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons With the Name Keren

Keren Woodward is a pop music and new wave music singing and songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Keren was given the name Keren Jane Woodward on April 2nd, 1961.

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Keren Ann is a musician. Keren was born on March 10th, 1974 in Caesarea, Israel.

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Keren Craig is a notable person. Keren was born on February 27th, 1976.

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Keren Everett is a leading individual.

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Rose is a pop music singing. She was most active from 2006 to present. Rose was given the name Keren Meloul on May 24th, 1978 in Nice.

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Keren Peles is a piano pop, rock, and rock music singer-songwriter and musician. She plays Piano and Vocals. Her career lasted from 2005 to 2005. Keren was born on March 11th, 1979 in Yavne'el.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Keren

Zvi Keren was an influential individual. Zvi was born on August 18th, 1917 in New York. He breathed his last breath on October 27th, 2008.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1939 5 5 0
1942 11 11 0
1945 10 10 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 12 12 0
1952 15 15 0
1953 14 14 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 21 21 0
1958 15 15 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 15 15 0
1962 17 17 0
1963 46 46 0
1964 26 26 0
1965 17 17 0
1966 19 19 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 20 20 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 24 24 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 20 20 0
1973 19 19 0
1974 42 42 0
1975 40 40 0
1976 44 44 0
1977 45 45 0
1978 50 50 0
1979 47 47 0
1980 39 39 0
1981 43 43 0
1982 43 43 0
1983 44 44 0
1984 45 45 0
1985 44 44 0
1986 53 53 0
1987 51 51 0
1988 49 49 0
1989 55 55 0
1990 62 62 0
1991 64 64 0
1992 64 64 0
1993 67 67 0
1994 62 62 0
1995 63 63 0
1996 76 76 0
1997 65 65 0
1998 84 84 0
1999 78 78 0
2000 99 99 0
2001 94 94 0
2002 97 97 0
2003 119 119 0
2004 105 105 0
2005 102 102 0
2006 124 124 0
2007 120 120 0
2008 157 157 0
2009 134 134 0
2010 136 136 0
2011 141 141 0
2012 121 121 0
2013 113 113 0
2014 113 113 0
2015 121 121 0

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Popularity of Keren as a first name

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Popularity of Keren as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Keren U.S.
  White 96.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 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 Keren

People with the last name Keren are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Keren

  • How Popular is the name Keren? Keren is the 4,372nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Keren was the 83,541st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Keren have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,780 babies born with the first name Keren in the United States. That's more than enough people named Keren to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Keren? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1939 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Keren first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Keren is Wednesday, December 12th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Keren born? The highest recorded use of the first name Keren was in 2008 with a total of 157 babies.
  • Random Keren Factoid: According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Keren is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1998.
  • Weird things about the name Keren: Your name in reverse order is Nerek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekern. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Keren? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 225 people with the last name Keren.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Keren? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Keren as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Keren mean?

Kis for kid, the child within.

Eis for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Ris for responsible, honoring your obligations

Eis for explorer, always ready for the next journey

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.