Karen

Origin: Danish, Norwegian, German, English, Armenian

Meaning: it’s a Danish form of Katherine which could mean “pure, chaste” from the Greek katharos; or it could come from hekateros, “each of the two; singly”; or from Greek aikia meaning “torture”. It could also be a Coptic name meaning “my consecration of your name”. It’s also a masculine Armenian transcription of Garen, which itself is a short form of Garegin, its meaning unknown