Gender: Female Meaning of Carina: "dear little one" Origin of Carina: Italian

Carina Origin and Meaning

The name Carina is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "dear little one".

Carina is a pretty feminissima name whose fall from popularity may be speeded by similarity to (hurricane name) Katrina.

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Pop Culture References for the name Carina

Karina, Careena, Carin, Kareena, Carinn, Carinne, Caridad, Carena, Caren, Carine, Karine, Karena, Carinah, Carinna


Isabella_188 Says:


Very pretty. I like this a lot more than Karina.

fearlessfirefly Says:


I love this name. The meaning is so sweet as well. I really love Lyra and Carina as sisters.

pointless Says:


If I ever have a daughter, this will be her name <3 so pretty

sciencegeek Says:


Reminds me of the Carina Nebula. Very pretty.

paulapuddephatt Says:


Lovely name

priviledgedpistachios Says:


Why does whoever writes these name descriptions always associate these names with Katrina, and then Hurricane Katrina? Carina is totally different from Katrina.

AnonymousPerson Says:


If you want to name your daughter after both a Cara and a Catherine, then this is the name for you.