There are multiple origins and translations for the hugely popular name Karen:
1. Danish, Norwegian, German, English etc. derivative form of the Greek name Catherine interpretation - "cleanliness, always clean, virginal"
2. Hebrew (Jewish name קֶרֶן) means - "light, beam, ray; fund; stock; capital".
3. Derivative form of the Welsh name Caron means - "loving"
4. Derivative form of the name Carin and translates as - "maiden".
May also refer to Karen (male name ).