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Girl Name: Karma

Name: Karma
Pronunciation: \k(a)-rma, kar-ma\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: fate, destiny
Origin: Sanskrit
Sounds Like: Carma, Karmia, Karima
Similar Names: Karra, Kara, Karla, Karman, Kama, Karna
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2682
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 71515


Karma \k(a)-rma, kar-ma\ as a girl's name is pronounced KAR-mah. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Karma is "fate, destiny". New age name. In Buddhism and Hinduism, karma is the inevitable effect of actions during life.

Baby names that sound like Karma are Carma, Karmia and Karima. Other similar baby names are Karra, Kara, Karla, Karman, Kama and Karna.


Karma is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2682 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#71515 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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