Karen

Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
KER-ən
Meaning
Chaste, pure

More info about the name "Karen"

Karen is a variant of Katherine. Katherine originates in Greek language and means "chaste, pure". It has been one of the most popular feminine given names over centuries and with various spellings all around the world. Historically, it was a favourite name especially in Christian world. Katherine is the name of many saints, the most popular probably being Catherine of Alexandria, a 4th century martyr. It was also a popular name within royalty in different countries. The variant spelling Catherine is also very frequent.

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Caren, Carena, Karena, Kerena

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'Karen' in Movies

Halloween (2018)

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Jurassic World (2015)

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Stranger Things

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Serenity (2018)

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Daredevil

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Desperate Housewives

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The Commuter (2018)

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One Tree Hill

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Humans

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Thoroughbreds (2017)

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