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Gender: Female Origin of Karena: Variation of Karen Meaning of Karen: Danish variation of Katherine, "pure"

The name Karena is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin. Karena and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Karena modernizes middle-aged Karen but also creates pronunciation confusion. Is it ka-REN-a, ka-REEN-a, or just plain Karen with an a at the end? Spelled Karenna as in Gore goes partway toward clarifying things.

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Famous People Named Karena

Karena Lam, Hong Kong actress
Karena Richardson, British figure skater
Karena Johnson, British theatre director and producer

Pop Culture References for the name Karena


Rush1986 Says:


I am so surprised this name is so low in ratings. I think its lovely and know two Karena's in real life!