Kaitlyn name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English and Irish
Pronunciation: k(ayt)-lin
Meaning: The Pure and Girls
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What does Kaitlyn mean?

Famous unisex name Kaitlyn has its origin in Old Greek, meaning of Kaitlyn is "The Pure or Girls" is principally used in English and Irish. Kaitlyn is version of loved and pious Caitlin.

Caitlin is variant form of famed Karine. Caitlin is derivation of Catherine. Caitlin is Irish form of Katharina. Also Caitlin is English and Gaelic form of Catheline, an Old French Form of Katharina.

Meaning of Caitlin is The Pure and Girls is originated from Old Greek. Kaitlyn is a variant of well-known Karine. Karine is a variant of well-known Carina. Also Karine is variant of outstanding Karin.

Karine is also variant of outstanding Karina. Karine is equivalent of Carine in English and German languages. Also Karine is equivalent of Cara in English language. Karine is also form of Carine in English and German languages.

Karine is also form of Carina in German language. Karine is also Russian and French form of Karen. Karine is also English form of Karina. Of Latin, Old Greek and Italian origin, Admired Karine, Karine means "Dear and The Pure".

Kaitlyn is spelling variation of Kaitlin. Kaitlin is version of sacred and trendy Caitlin. Also Kaitlin is variant form of illustrous and virtuous Kate. Kaitlin is also version of commonly accepted Karine.

Kaitlin is also variant form of virtuous and illustrous Katie. Kaitlin is variant transcription of Caitlin. Kaitlin is Irish cognate of Katharina. Eminent Kaitlin is used mainly in English and Irish, Kaitlin means "The Pure and Girls" is originated from Old Greek.

How do I pronounce Kaitlyn?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Kaitlyn is k(ayt)-lin. The name can also be pronounced as ka(i)-tl-yn or kait-lyn.

Variants of Kaitlyn

Aikaterine, Cateline, Katharina, Caitlin, Karine, Caelyn, Katleen, Kaitlin, Carina, Karin, Karina, Carine, Cara, Karen, Cate, Catheryn, Kaitlynmarie, Catharina, Ecaterina

Names that rhyme with Kaitlyn

How popular is the name Kaitlyn?

Kaitlyn was among the very popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1967 around 163254 babies have been given the first name. When at the peak of its usage in 2000, 8759 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 30th position.

However after 71 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still going strong on charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 50 baby names 16 times

Kaitlyn was a common name in England and Wales.

Over 4941 babies have been named Kaitlyn since 1996. At its zenith in 2006,. However after 23 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Also, Kaitlyn used to be a common name in New South Wales, first appeared in 1994 and over 931 babies have been given the name in 10 years.

At its zenith in 1998,. After 10 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

In Queensland, Kaitlyn is a familiar name where it had been in use since for 18 from 1991 to 2008 and had secured the place in top 100 names.

In 1997, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 43 on girl names chart when 96 babies were given the name Kaitlyn. Over 1173 people have been named Kaitlyn in Queensland.

Kaitlyn is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2002, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 146 on girl names chart when 39 babies were named Kaitlyn.

Over 455 people have been named Kaitlyn in Ireland.

Kaitlyn is an uncommon baby name in France, even after 20 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000.

Over 138 people have been named Kaitlyn in France. It also recently appeared in Belgium baby girl names chart. Kaitlyn is a common name in Canada while somewhat familiar name in Australia.

As per our findings, over 170000 people has been named Kaitlyn globally.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Kaitlyn in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Kaitlyn?

Your friends have a hard time decoding your mood. Once people know you better, they learn how to read you from your eyes and not the things you say. Your independence and narcissism make you more attractive than you already are in people's eyes. Sometimes, you act like a control freak. You are passionate when it comes to relationships but cool off too easily. When having a hard time in life, you always rely on yourself and prefer to fight your fights alone.

Other names liked by would be moms that are similar to Kaitlyn

  •  Iphigenia - Iphigenia's meaning is From Birth Vigorously, Born to Strength or Born Strong is rooted from Old Greek given to baby girls is used in English and Greek
  •  Ulyssees - Ulyssees's meaning is Hate and To be Angry has its origin in Old Greek is a boy name. Ulyssees is resultant of Ulysses.
  •  Erisse - Girl name Erisse is of Old Greek origin, meaning of Erisse is "Strife". Erisse is a derivation of Eris.
  •  Eustachia - The Eustachia is used substantially in Greek, Eustachia means "Well-Built"
  •  Jean-Denis - Jean-Denis means "God is Misunderstood or God of the Vine" has origin in Greek and Hebrew

Middle names for Kaitlyn

We've compiled a list of the prospering and admired middle names for Kaitlyn below.

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Famous people named Kaitlyn

  • American former pornographic actress from 1993-97
  • Kaitlyn Weaver, American-Canadian ice dancer
  • Kaitlyn ni Donovan, American classically trained violinist and composer of experimental music, dream pop


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://statbel.fgov.be/en/themes/population/family-names-and-first-names/first-names-boys-and-girls
  6. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal, https://www.data.qld.gov.au/dataset/top-100-baby-names
  7. NSW Government, https://www.nsw.gov.au/family-and-relationships/births/popular-baby-names
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