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Girl Name: Keren

Name: Keren
Pronunciation: \k(e)-ren\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: glorious dignity
Origin: Hebrew
Related Names: Karen
Sounds Like: Kerin, Keryn, Koren
Variant forms: Kerena, Kerensa
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3431


Keren \k(e)-ren\ as a girl's name is pronounced KARE-en. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Keren is "glorious dignity". Also possibly means "ray of light", "horn" or "fund". Short form of Kerenhappuch. Biblical: one of the three daughters of Job, the other two being Jemima and Kezia.

Keren has 2 variant forms: Kerena and Kerensa.

For more information, see also the related name Karen.

Baby names that sound like Keren are Kerin, Keryn and Koren.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Keren.


Keren is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3431 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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