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What does Caelyn mean?

Caelyn Pronunciation of Caelyn [cae-lyn] as a girls' name is a Gaelic and Irish name, and the meaning of Caelyn is "girl; pure; slender and white, fair or pure". Caelyn is a version of Cailin (Gaelic). Caelyn is also a variation of Caitlin (Old French, Greek). Caelyn is also used as a variation of Caoilainn (Irish).

Associated with: gaelic, pure (virgin), slender (little), white, fair (beautiful).


Caelyn has 22 variants: Caelainn, Caelan, Caelin, Caileen, Cailen, Cailene, Cailyn, Cailynn, Calen, Calin, Calyn, Calynn, Caoilinn, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Kalin, Kayelin, Kayelyn, Keelan and Keelin.

22 more related forms via Cailin, Caitlin, Caoilainn: Caetlin, Caitlan, Caitlen, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caity, Catelan, Cateline, Catelinn, Catelyn, Catelynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlyn, Katelan, Katelin, Katelyn and Katelynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Caecyn, Caely, ..

(male) Caein, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caelyn Journie (C.J.), ..

How popular is Caelyn?

Caelyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Caelyn is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Caelyn was first listed in 2005 and reached its apex rank of #1249 in the U.S. in 2012, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelyn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caelyn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Caelyn are Cailin, Cailyn (#1343 in 2015), Caitlan, Caitlin (#609), Caitlyn (#599), Caitlynn, Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin, Kaitlyn (#197), Kalin, Katelin, Katelyn (#239) and Katelynn (#654). Other forms, like Caelainn, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Caelyn was more pronounced in 2000 (median #1060) and has become much lower since (#1442, 84%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelyn, Cailin, Cailyn, Caitlan, Caitlin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlyn, Caitlynn, Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Kalin, Katelin, Katelyn, Katelynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Caitlyn, Kaitlyn, Katelyn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caelyn is pronounced similarly to Caleen, Callan, Callen, Cauleyne, Cauline, Cayleen, Kaelene, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kailin, Kailyn, Kalan, Kalen, Kallan, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kaylen, Kaylin, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, Keelyn and Kellyn. Other recommended names are Adelyn, Avelyn, Caela, Calina, Cally, Cameryn, Camryn, Caralyn, Carilyn, Carlan, Carlin, Carly, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carolyn, Carryn, Caryn, Cecelyn, Celena, Celene, Celina, Celyna, Chalon, Charlyn, Cherlyn, Daelyn, Delyn, Emelyn, Evelyn, Fallyn, Haely, Jacelyn, Jaelyn, Jaklyn, Jalyn, Jaslyn, Jazlyn, Kamlyn, Karelyn, Karlyn, Katlyn, Madelyn, Madlyn, Maelynn, Marelyn, Marlyn, Raelyn and Raelynn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Caelyn.

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