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What does Caitlen mean?

Caitlen Pronunciation of Caitlen [caitlen] as a girls' name. The name Caitlen means "pure". Caitlen is a version of Caitlin (Old French, Greek).

Associated with: pure (virgin).


41 alternative forms via Caitlin: Caelin, Caelyn, Caetlin, Cailen, Cailene, Cailyn, Cailynn, Cait, Caiti, Caitie, Caitilin, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlandt, Caitlann, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caitrin, Caity, Calen, Calin, Calyn, Catelan, Catelyn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn and Kaitlynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Cantlen, Catlen, ..

(male) Cailan, Cailer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caitlen Madilynn (C.M.), ..

How popular is Caitlen?

Caitlen is a rare first name for females. Caitlen is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Kaitlyn (#197 from current records), Caitlyn (#599), Caitlin (#609), Kaitlynn (#997), Cailyn (#1343), Kaitlin (#1347), Kaitlan, Caylin, Catelyn, Caitlan, Caitlynn, Caelyn and Catlin are the prominent variation forms of Caitlen (outside Top 2000). These forms of Caitlen were favored as baby names 2 decades ago (adoption of 1.3%) and have become much less popular since (adoption 0.18%, 86.2%), with forms such as Caitlin becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Caelan, Caihla, Caila, Caileen, Cailey, Cailin, Cain, Caisey, Caisie, Caitey, Caitria, Caitrine, Caitrinn, Calee, Caley, Callan, Callee, Callen, Calley, Cameren, Camile, Camille, Camren, Caralea, Caralin, Carden, Caren, Carilena (see Caroline), Carilyn, Carlan, Carlee, Carlein, Carlen, Carlena, Carley, Carlin, Carllen, Carmen, Carolan, Carole, Carolein (see Caroline), Carolena, Carolin, Carreen, Caryle, Carylon, Casen, Cataleen, Catalin, Cate, Catey, Cathee, Cathern, Cathleen, Cathlene, Catie, Catleen, Catlina, Catreen, Caylee, Cayleen, Ceilena, Ceinwen, Chantle, Cile, Claireen, Cristen, Gaylen (see Gayle), Kaileen, Kaitleen, Karlen, Katleen, Madlen, Marlen and Marrlen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caitlen.

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