Karin

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See also: karin and karın

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish Karin, a medieval form of Katarina (Catherine). Also used as an English spelling variant of the much more common Karen.

Proper noun[edit]

Karin

  1. A female given name.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval variant of Katrine, today often considered Swedish. Cognate with Danish Karen.

Proper noun[edit]

Karin

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 20 500 females with the given name Karin have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Karin

  1. A female given name, from a Scandinavian variant of Katariina (Catherine).

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Karin

  1. A female given name of Swedish origin.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Karin

  1. rōmaji reading of かりん

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval variant of Katrine, today often considered Swedish.

Proper noun[edit]

Karin

  1. A female given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 13 533 females with the given name Karin living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1940s. Accessed on April 18th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A contraction of Katarina. First recorded in Sweden in 1460.

Proper noun[edit]

Karin

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 162 881 females with the given name Karin living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on May 19th, 2011.