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Meaning and name origin

Cailin \ca(i)-lin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Cailin), is pronounced KAY-lin. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cailin is "girl". Possibly a contemporary variant of Cailean (Scottish). See also Kaylin.


Variations

Cailin has 5 variant forms: Caelan, Caelyn, Caileen, Cailyn and Caylin.

For more information, see also the related girl name Colleen.


Popularity

Cailin is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Cailin for girls. Cailin reached its highest rank of #85 in Canada in 2000 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cailin name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Cailin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kaylin (#547), Colleen, Cailyn and Cailin. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cailyn, Colleen, Kaylin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cailin, Cailyn, Colleen, Kaylin outside U.S.


Similar Names

Cailin is also pronounced similarly to Caelin, Cailen, Cailene, Cailynn, Calen, Calin, Callan, Callen, Calyn, Caoilinn, Cauline, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylyn, Kaelin, Kailan, Kailin, Kailyn and Kalin. Other suggested similar baby names are Cailie, Caitlin, Calina, Carlin, Catlin and Ciline. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cailin.

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