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Karen

KAR-en
 
 
Meaning of the name Karen

Orginated in old Greek from the elements 'carus' meaing 'dear' and 'katharos' meaning 'pure' . The name evolved as a Scandinavian form of Katharina and has diminished in popularity in recent years.

Origin of the name Karen

Greek

 

From The Name Book: Over 10,000 Names - Their Meaning, Origins, and Spiritual Significance by Dorothy Astoria.

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