Name Karen – origin and meaning

The first name Karen is female and male.

Origin of Karen

Karen is a masculine name in Armenia. In other countries, e.g. in England, Germany and Scandinavia, it is a feminine name and derived from the Greek name Katherine. Besides, Karen is a Japanese name.

Meaning of Karen

There is no meaning of the masculine name Karen. For girls, Karen means “each of the two” (from Greek “εκάτερος/hekateros”), “pure” (from Greek “καθαρός/katharos”), “torture” (from Greek “αἰκία/aikia”), “one hundred” (from Greek “ἑκατόν”) or “far away” (from Greek “ἑκάς”). In Japanese, Karen means “flower” (華/ka) and “lotus”, “water lily” (蓮/ren).

Pronunciation of Karen

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