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pinWhat does Cailyn mean?

Cailyn /cai-lyn/ as a girls' name. Cailyn's name origin is Gaelic, and the name Cailyn means "girl; pure". Cailyn is a variant form of Cailin (Gaelic) with the suffix -yn. Cailyn is also a variant of Caitlin (Old French, Greek).


Cailyn has 17 variants: Caelan, Caelin, Caelyn, Caileen, Cailen, Cailene, Cailynn, Calen, Calin, Calyn, Calynn, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Kayelin and Kayelyn.

Cailyn has 28 more different relations via Cailin, Caitlin: Caetlin, Cait, Caiti, Caitie, Caitilin, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlann, Caitlen, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caitrin, Caity, Catelan, Catelyn, Catelynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlan, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn and Katelyn.

Kreatif forms: Cailynna, Canlyn. [more]

pinHow popular is Cailyn?

Cailyn is a rare given name for women. Cailyn is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Cailyn for girls. Cailyn entered the list in 2006 and reached its top position of #722 in the U.S. in the year 2009, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Prominent related forms of Cailyn are Caitlin (#496 the previous year), Caitlyn (#463), Caitlynn, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn (#158), Kaitlynn (#928) and Katelyn (#172). These relations of Cailyn reached the top of their popularity in the year 1998 (average #312) and have become significantly less popular since (#652, 49.4% less), with the versions Cailyn, Caitlynn, Kaitlin and Kaitlynn becoming less trendy. Caitlin, Caitlyn, Kaitlyn and Katelyn are four of the more fashionable girl names in this list. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Cailyn and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cailyn, Caitlin, Caitlyn, Caitlynn, Kaitlin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Katelyn in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Cailyn is pronounced similarly to Callan, Callen, Kaelyn, Kailan, Kailin, Kailyn, Kalyn and Kaylyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Carilyn and Carlyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cailyn.