Gender: Female Pronunciation: kah-ROO Meaning of Karou: "hope" Origin of Karou: Literary name

Karou Origin and Meaning

The name Karou is a girl's name meaning "hope".

Karou is the blue-haired, tattooed protagonist of Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy; her name means “hope” in the language of the chimaera who raised her. Reminiscent of sweet European diminutives like Lilou, Malou and Milou, but with a bit more bite.

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