Karin

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Japanese/Swedish
Japense (KAH-deen)
Swedish (KAW-rin)

In Japanese,depending on the characters used and the spelling, can have a variety of different meanings. The most traditional is its derivation from the Kanji カ (ka) meaning “summer” and リン (rin) meaning “forest; grove”, another translation for the latter element could be from the レイ (rin) meaning “small bell.”

The name is also coinicidentally used as a form of Katherine in Sweden, though with a completely different pronunciation.