Gender: Female Meaning of Caron: "loving, kindhearted, charitable," Origin of Caron: Welsh

Caron Origin and Meaning

The name Caron is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "loving, kindhearted, charitable,".

Though it sounds like Karen, this spelling makes the name more distinctive.

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Pop Culture References for the name Caron

Carrone, Caronne, Carin, Carron, Caren, Carren, Caryn


Kaylon O. Centres Says:


Jimmy Carter's former daughter-in-law is named Caron.

paulapuddephatt Says:


Really like this alternative spelling of Karen. I had vague memories of reading or hearing somewhere that Caron had different roots to Karen, but maybe I was wrong, and it's just an alternative spelling. It's an attractive one, anyway. I think that Karen and its variants will come back into style in the future. They would be very usable right now, and refreshing to hear on a baby/child, at a time when the name is not at the height of its popularity. The fact that Karen is part of the Catherine/Katherine family, and that many of those names are still so popular, is a point in its favour, so I definitely see it as a name that will be used more, once again, in the future.