Karen baby name popularity.

Karen as a girls name was first used in 1881. It was most popular in the 1950s. It peaked in popularity in 1956 when 40045 baby girls called Karen were born. There have been 984468 Karen's born since 1881 and we estimate 898044 are still living.

Similar names to Karen: Karina, Corinne, Karin, Corrine, Corina, Carina, Corine, Karyn, Caryn.

Karen is also a boys name.

YearBirthsBirths
per MM
RatioRank
2015 624 353 1 / 2835 504
2014 630 354 1 / 2821 494
2013 729 417 1 / 2397 416
2012 894 509 1 / 1963 354
2011 1102 628 1 / 1592 288
2010 1286 725 1 / 1379 247
2009 1433 782 1 / 1279 230
2008 1816 962 1 / 1039 187
2007 2171 1131 1 / 884 165
2006 2028 1068 1 / 936 173
2005 2063 1118 1 / 895 164
2004 2165 1180 1 / 847 155
2003 2331 1277 1 / 783 141
2002 2220 1237 1 / 809 150
2001 2193 1219 1 / 820 148
2000 2171 1196 1 / 836 153
1999 2170 1224 1 / 817 148
1998 2073 1174 1 / 852 152
1997 2223 1278 1 / 783 143
1996 2401 1370 1 / 730 133
1995 2268 1290 1 / 775 142
1994 2488 1394 1 / 718 128
1993 2806 1552 1 / 645 116
1992 2763 1499 1 / 667 121
1991 2602 1388 1 / 720 122
1990 2713 1430 1 / 700 120
1989 2757 1496 1 / 669 110
1988 2566 1442 1 / 694 112
1987 2580 1484 1 / 674 107
1986 2801 1633 1 / 612 100
1985 3138 1824 1 / 548 87
1984 3533 2099 1 / 476 82
1983 3791 2270 1 / 441 77
1982 4153 2453 1 / 408 68
1981 4536 2720 1 / 368 64
1980 5054 3044 1 / 328 54
1979 5602 3490 1 / 287 46
1978 6373 4161 1 / 240 39
1977 7441 4854 1 / 206 32
1976 7502 5120 1 / 195 31
1975 8164 5600 1 / 179 27
1974 8648 5893 1 / 170 26
1973 9358 6418 1 / 156 23
1972 11185 7353 1 / 136 21
1971 14211 8542 1 / 117 15
1970 16701 9553 1 / 105 12
1969 17637 10455 1 / 96 13
1968 19557 11924 1 / 84 9
1967 21542 13049 1 / 77 6
1966 25447 15040 1 / 66 5
1965 32874 18625 1 / 54 3
1964 30247 15964 1 / 63 4
1963 32487 16857 1 / 59 4
1962 35184 17891 1 / 56 4
1961 34690 17195 1 / 58 5
1960 36379 17990 1 / 56 4
1959 36773 18177 1 / 55 4
1958 38465 19128 1 / 52 4
1957 40584 19853 1 / 50 5
1956 40045 19948 1 / 50 7
1955 33215 16992 1 / 59 8
1954 32456 16716 1 / 60 8
1953 29849 15869 1 / 63 9
1952 28959 15616 1 / 64 8
1951 27993 15549 1 / 64 8
1950 24144 14091 1 / 71 12
1949 22466 13132 1 / 76 11
1948 21993 12954 1 / 77 12
1947 21646 12211 1 / 82 13
1946 19645 12503 1 / 80 15
1945 15680 11997 1 / 83 16
1944 15943 12013 1 / 83 16
1943 16815 12053 1 / 83 15
1942 15388 11394 1 / 88 16
1941 10830 8966 1 / 112 19
1940 7283 6370 1 / 157 34
1939 5543 5055 1 / 198 39
1938 4508 4086 1 / 245 50
1937 2232 2098 1 / 477 113
1936 1719 1652 1 / 605 132
1935 1098 1047 1 / 955 172
1934 588 563 1 / 1776 258
1933 453 450 1 / 2225 283
1932 303 284 1 / 3522 367
1931 154 145 1 / 6913 532
1930 100 89 1 / 11258 689
1929 79 71 1 / 14133 789
1928 78 68 1 / 14784 816
1927 57 48 1 / 20919 1010
1926 62 52 1 / 19119 952
1925 49 40 1 / 24845 1090
1924 59 47 1 / 21168 992
1923 48 40 1 / 25132 1101
1922 50 42 1 / 24019 1078
1921 42 34 1 / 29358 1185
1920 42 35 1 / 28531 1171
1919 28 25 1 / 40363 1481
1918 56 48 1 / 20673 960
1917 47 43 1 / 23006 1026
1916 42 40 1 / 24865 1087
1915 36 37 1 / 27331 1140
1914 34 45 1 / 22399 1023
1913 12 19 1 / 52045 1766
1912 28 50 1 / 19933 960
1911 11 26 1 / 38029 1450
1910 11 28 1 / 36046 1421
1909 12 35 1 / 28936 1219
1908 13 39 1 / 25717 1135
1907 14 44 1 / 22755 1037
1906 16 54 1 / 18457 917
1905 11 38 1 / 26512 1162
1904 11 40 1 / 25034 1092
1903 8 31 1 / 32747 1318
1901 5 21 1 / 47870 1679
1900 8 27 1 / 37478 1432
1899 9 39 1 / 25892 1099
1898 8 31 1 / 32347 1263
1897 5 21 1 / 46841 1555
1896 9 38 1 / 26435 1122
1894 11 49 1 / 20266 950
1893 7 33 1 / 30415 1175
1892 10 47 1 / 21234 958
1891 6 32 1 / 30914 1213
1890 14 74 1 / 13598 727
1889 10 56 1 / 17837 839
1888 5 28 1 / 35726 1276
1887 9 62 1 / 16220 788
1886 9 62 1 / 16059 778
1885 10 75 1 / 13306 695
1881 6 65 1 / 15326 740