US Popularity:2636
Meaning:Dear, beloved; Ship keel; Pure
Carina is a feminine name of Brazilian and Italian origin. As one of the many languages spoken throughout Brazil, this part-Portuguese, part-Italian name gracefully rolls off the tongue. It comes from the Latin word carus and translates to "dear" “beloved.” Its magical energy doesn’t stop there—Carina is also the name of a constellation of stars, visible in the southern hemisphere. Since it's said to resemble the keel of a ship, it fits perfectly with Carina's other meaning of "ship keel." It can easily be spotted by the naked eye and also contains one of the brightest stars in the celestial sphere, Canopus. This lovely legacy can remind your little one of their own bright inner light each time they look to the sky. For an extra touch, Carina can also come from the Scandinavian name Karin, which translates to "pure." If you want to celebrate baby's pure and cosmic spirit, Carina can be a perfect fit for your little star.

Carina Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Carina is currently #1182 on The Bump
Girl:Carina is currently #861 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Carina is currently #2636 in U.S. births
Girl:Carina is currently #1422 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 42
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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