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Gender: Female

The name Carin is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin. Carin and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

Scandinavian variation of Karen.

Variation of Carina

Variation of Caron

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Famous People Named Carin

Carin Koch, Swedish golfer
Carin Alice Cone, American swimmer
Carin Jämtin, Swedish politician
Carin Leslie Jennings-Gabarra, American soccer player
Carin Maria Nilsson, Swedish swimmer
Carin Runeson, Swedish politician
Carin Anuschka ter Beek, Dutch Olympic rower

Pop Culture References for the name Carin

Carin, a character in film "Patch Adams"


paulapuddephatt Says:


Cute. I would pronounce it differently to Karen, because of the "I", and it could get confusing, I guess. Caren and Caron are lovely, and make Karen seem as fresh as it can right now. Karen was ridiculously overused, but it's a sweet name, with the potential to eventually come back into style.