Kari

Kari - A very unique female name



  Apr 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kari appeared on the charts for the first time in 1946 on position #1918. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kari and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kari? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kari. The baby girl name Kari was given to 52 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1975 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 27,178 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kari peaked in popularity 43 years ago in 1976 on position 127.



Famous with this name

Kari Wahlgren
Kari Wuhrer
Kari Matchett


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Kari is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kari is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #831 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,640.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kari is where you live.


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Kari origin and meaning

Kari is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kari, pop culture references for the name Kari and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kari

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kari, sorted by popularity.

Kara / Kerry / Kiara / Kerri / Kyra / Keri / Kira / Keira / Kiera / Kierra /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121975
20112270
20101973
20091889
20081690
20071581
20061452
20051367
20041498
20031502
2002927
2001904
2000839
1999773
1998667
1997566
1996466
1995500
1994387
1993355
1992325
1991284
1990252
1989202
1988185
1987167
1986170
1985166
1984156
1983144
1982136
1981145
1980157
1979152
1978137
1977130
1976127
1975129
1974153
1973172
1972186
1971179
1970194
1969212
1968205
1967228
1966269
1965285
1964273
1963276
1962298
1961319
1960356
1959374
1958433
1957517
1956619
1955758
1954854
1953922
19521160
19511209
19481702
19461918

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana831
Ohio883
Georgia1371
Illinois1774
Texas2049
New York2096
California2640

Even more about Kari


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kari a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kari?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1976
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kari
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 27,178
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1946
2012 births +52

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