Gender: Female Origin of Karina: Scandinavian, German, Polish, and Russian variation of Carina Meaning of Carina: Italian, "dear little one" Karina's Popularity in 2019: #570

Karina Origin and Meaning

The name Karina is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Russian origin.

This sweet and loving name, favored in recent years by a mix of Hispanic-American parents and Bob Dylan fans, was chosen for her daughter by TV actress Melina Kanakaredes.

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Rank in US: #570

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ariel44 Says:


Great name! It's also a spelling variation of Marina even though both have different meanings.

priviledgedpistachios Says:


In love with this name! I saw it in a movie and have been in love with it ever since

EvaThyssen Says:


Actually, it's a variation of Catherine. It means Pure.

HatGirl Says:


love it