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Kari - Meaning of Kari

What does Kari mean?

Meaning of the name KariCareyKatherineCarolKarryKaryKarieCarrieKareeCarolineKarrieKariaKarenKarianeKarey

[ 2 syll. ka-ri, kar-i ] The baby girl name Kari is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced KAA-Riy or KEH-Riy †. Kari has its origins in the Old Welsh, English, Germanic, and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in English and Scandinavian.

In addition, Kari is a form (English) of the Welsh, English, and Irish Carey.

Kari is also a form of the English Carol.

Kari is also a form (English and Scandinavian) of the English, French, and Scandinavian Caroline.

Kari is also a form of the English Carrie.

Kari is also a familiar form (English and Scandinavian) of the English, German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Karen.

Kari is also a form (Scandinavian) of the English Katherine.

Forms of Kari include the English Karee, the English Karey, the name Karia, the English Karie, the English Karrie, the English Karry, and the English Kary.

See also the related form, the name Kariane.

See also the related categories, scandinavian and welsh.

Kari is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1975, 0.142% of baby girls were named Kari. It was #129 in rank then. The baby name has substantially slipped in popularity since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. In 2016, out of the family of girl names directly related to Kari, Caroline was the most commonly used. Kari has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.

Baby names that sound like Kari include Karie, Karry, Kary, Kerey, Keri, Kerie, Kerree, Kerrey, Kerri, Kerry, Carey, Cari, Carie, Carree, Carrey, Cary, Kakra, Kara, Karah, and Karay.

† Pronunciation for Kari: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


Meaning of Kari Meaning of Karee Meaning of Karey Meaning of Karia Meaning of Karie Meaning of Karrie Meaning of Karry Meaning of Kary Meaning of Karen Meaning of Carey Meaning of Carol Meaning of Caroline Meaning of Carrie Meaning of Katherine Meaning of Kariane
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