Karen vs Sara - What's the difference?

karen | sara |

As nouns the difference between karen and sara

is that karen is while sara is .

As a verb sara is




(wikipedia Karen)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) Karen.

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • . First taken up as a given name in the U.S.A., and popular in the English-speaking world from the 1950s to the 1970s.
  • * 1878 , Drift-Weed , Houghton, Osgood,1878, page 28 ("Karen"):
  • Left you a lover in that far land, / O Karen sad, that you pine so long! / Would I could unravel and understand / That sorrowful, sweet Norwegian song!
  • * 1918 Cecily Ullman Sidgwick, Karen , W.Collins, 1918, page 12:
  • I was not called Karen after Hans Andersen's dancing girl, but after a Danish friend of my mother's who married an Englishman and was my godmother. So much for our family affairs.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A group of languages of Myanmar and Thailand.
  • Etymology 3

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • .
  • Anagrams

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    (wikipedia Sara)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • .
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  • Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
  • *1850 (Dinah Craik), Olive , Chapman and Hall, page 151:
  • Olive learnt that her young beauty's name, so far from being anything so fine as Maddalena, was plain Sarah — or Sara , as its owner took care to explain. Olive was rather disappointed - but she thought of Coleridge's ladye love; consoled herself, and tried to console the young lady, with repeating
  • *::My pensive Sara ! thy soft cheek reclined, &c.
  • *:At which Miss Sara Derwent laughed, and asked who wrote that very pretty poetry?
  • * 2008 , The Northern Clemency , Harpercollins, ISBN 9780007174799, page 175
  • 'I wish I was called Sara ,' she said out loud.
    'Sarah?' her mother said. 'Why the heck is being called Sarah better than being called Tracy?'
    'Not Sarah, Sara ,' Tracy said. 'There's no h , you say Saaara.'


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