What does Cailin mean?
Cailin [cailin] as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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.
Related girl name: Colleen.Creative forms:
(female) Cailan, Cailna, ..
(male) Cailan, .. Middle name pairings:
Cailin Ann (C.A.), ..
How popular is Cailin?
Cailin is a rare first name for females. Cailin is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Cailin entered the list in 1990 and reached its top rank of #1161 in the U.S. in the year 1998, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Kaelyn (#521 in 2015), Kaylin (#619), Kailyn (#658), Kaylen (#1195), Kaylyn (#1270), Cailyn (#1343), Colleen (#1825), Kaylan, Kalyn, Kalin, Kaelin, Caelyn and Caylin are the popular varying forms of Cailin listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Cailin reached its apex a decade ago (usage of 0.2%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.1%, 53.3% less), with forms like Colleen becoming somewhat dated.
Cailin is alike in pronunciation to Caelainn, Caelin, Cailen, Cailene, Cailynn, Caleen, Calen, Calin, Callan, Callen, Calyn, Calynn, Caoilainn, Caoilinn, Cauline, Cayelin, Cayleen, Caylen, Caylyn, Coline, Colline, Kallan, Kayelin, Keelin and Kylin. Other suggested similar names are Bailie, Cahlie, Caidie, Caila, Cailey, Cailie, Cain, Caisie, Caiti, Caitie, Caitilin, Caitlan, Caitlinn, Cali▲, Calina, Calli, Callia, Camrin, Caralin, Carilis, Carilyn, Carin, Carlan, Carlein, Carli, Carlia, Carline, Carmin, Catalin, Catrin, Caylie, Ceili, Ceilia, Celine, Chalon, Cili, Cilia, Ciline, Colina, Collina, Eilin, Hailie▼, Jaclin, Jalin, Kaitlin▼, Karlin, Katlin▼, Lailie, Madlin and Marilin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cailin.See names in meaning and etymology.