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Gender: Female Origin of Karina: Scandinavian variation of Carina Meaning of Carina: Italian, "dear little one" Karina's Popularity in 2017: #546

The name Karina is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Russian origin. Karina is ranked #546 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Kool K Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven / Hell / Purgatory Girls".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Karina

Katrina "Karina" Lombard, Tahitian-American actress/singer
Karina Smirnoff, Ukrainian-American dancer on TV's Dancing with the Stars
Karina Beteta, Peruvian politician
Karina Pasian, American singer
Karina Logue, Canadian actress and sister of actor Donal Logue
Karina Berger, Swiss model
Karina Gauvin, Canadian soprano
Karina Habsudova, Slovak tennis player
Karina Gould, Canadian politician
Karina Chenelle LeBlanc, Canadian soccer player
(Laura) Karina González (Muñoz), Nuestra Belleza México 2011
Karina Ramos (Leiton), Miss Costa Rica 2014
Karina Eleni Constantinides (b. 2003), daughter of actress Melina Kanakaredes and Peter Constantinides
Anna Karina, Danish-born actress

Pop Culture References for the name Karina


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