Kari

Name Kari – origin and meaning

The first name Kari is female and male.

Origin of Kari

The girl’s name Kari is a Norwegian diminutive of Katharina or Karin. In Finnish, Kari is a short form of boy’s names ending in “-kari” e.g. Makari, and in Danish, Kari derived from the Old Norse masculine name Kári. In Switzerland, Kari is a diminutive of Karl and in Japanese ist is a short form of the unisex name Hikari.

Meaning of Kari

Deriving from Katharina and Karin, Kari means “pure”. In Finnish, Kari means “blessed” or “happy” and in Danish it means “curly-haired”. Besides, Kari means “free man” (from Karl) and “light” in Japanese.

Pronunciation of Kari

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