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Gender: Female Meaning of Caryn: "pure" Origin of Caryn: Spelling variation of Karen, Danish variation of Katherine

The name Caryn is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Danish origin meaning "pure". Caryn and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Pure and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding Then Eliminating -- Girls Themed".

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Modernized spelling not enough to revive Karen.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


I like the look of Caryn and Karyn, but would it be 100% clear that you pronounce them the same way as Karen? It isn't like Kathryn, where the 'y' would necessarily create the same sound.