What does Caitlyn mean?
Associated with: pure (virgin).
Caitlyn▼ has 18 variants: Caetlin, Caitlan, Caitlann, Caitlinn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn▼, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitleen, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn▼, Kaitlynn▼ and Kaitlynne.
29 more alternative forms via Caitlin, Kaitlin: Caelin, Caelyn, Cailen, Cailene, Cailyn, Cailynn, Cait, Caiti, Caitie, Caitilin, Caitland, Caitlandt, Caitlen, Caitrin, Caity, Calen, Calin, Calyn, Calynn, Catelan, Catelyn, Catelynn, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Katelyn▼, Kathlyn and Kayelyn.Creative forms:
(female) Camlyn, Cialyn, ..
(male) Caitby, Caitwyn, .. Middle name pairings:
Caitlyn Ariel (C.A.), ..
How popular is Caitlyn?
Caitlyn is a very prominent first name for females (#1647 out of 4276, Top 39%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Caitlyn was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #115 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #599. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Caitlyn (#599 from current records) appearing in the Top 2000 are Caelyn, Cailyn (#1343 from current records), Caitlan, Caitlin (#609), Caitlynn, Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin, Kaitlan, Kaitlin (#1347), Kaitlyn (#197), Kaitlynn (#997), Katelyn (#239) and Kathlyn. Usage of these forms of Caitlyn reached its peak in 2000 (adoption of 1.7%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.3%, 84% less), with forms like Katelyn becoming less stylish.
Caitlyn▼ is pronounced similarly to Catleen, Katlin▼, Katlyn▼, Katlyne, Katlynn and Kitlyn. Other suggested similar names are Aislyn, Caileen, Cailey, Cailin, Cain, Caitey, Caitrine, Callan, Cally, Camryn, Caralyn, Caralynn, Carilyn, Carlan, Carlen, Carllen, Carlyn, Carollyn, Carolyn▼, Carolynn, Carrolyn, Carryn, Carylon, Caryn▼, Catalin, Catey, Cathlyne, Cathryn▼, Cathye (see Catherine), Catlina, Catrin, Cecelyn, Charalyn, Charelyn, Cherlyn, Coralyn, Cristalyn, Daelyn, Darlyn, Darolyn, Darylyn, Harolyn, Jacalyn, Jacelyn, Jaklyn, Jamilyn, Jaslyn, Jazlyn▲, Kaelyn, Kailyn, Kalyn▼, Kamlyn, Karalyn, Karolyn, Kaylyn, Laralyn, Madalyn, Madelyn▲, Madilyn▲, Madlyn, Maralyn, Marelyn, Marillyn, Marilyn▼, Marylyn, Pamelyn, Shailyn, Taralyn and Taylyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Caitlyn.See names in meaning and etymology.