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What does Caitrin mean?

Caitrin Pronunciation of Caitrin [caitrin] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Caitrin is "pure". Caitrín is the Irish Gaelic form of Katherine.

Affiliated girl names: Caitlin and Catherine.

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


50 related forms via Katherine: Cait, Caitlin, Caitlinn, Caitrine, Caitriona, Caity, Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron, Carren, Carri, Carrin, Carron, Caryn, Catalin, Catarina, Catarine, Caterina, Catharin, Cathie, Cathirin, Cathrine, Cathrinn, Cathryn, Cati, Catie, Catina, Catreen, Catreina, Catrin, Catrina, Catrine, Catriona, Catryna, Kaitie, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn, Kaitrin, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn, Kaitrinna, Kaitriona, Karin, Karrin, Katria, Katrien, Katrina and Katrine.

Creative forms:
(female) Caltrin, Castrin, ..

(male) Cairan, Cairie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caitrin Alyson (C.A.), ..

How popular is Caitrin?

Caitrin is a rare given name for women and also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Katherine (#84 last year), Catherine (#179), Kaitlyn (#197), Caitlin (#609), Katrina (#1167), Kaitlin (#1347), Catina, Karin, Cathryn, Catrina, Catriona, Cathie, Carin, Cari, Caren, Caron, Carri, Catarina, Caryn and Cathrine are the prominent alternative forms of Caitrin (outside Top 2000). Usage of these forms of Caitrin was at its apex in the year 1992 (usage of 2.19%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.53%, 75.6%), with forms such as Catherine becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Caren, Cari, Carin, Caron in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carri, Caryn, Catarina, Catherine, Cathie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cathrine, Cathryn, Catina, Catrina, Kaitlin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Karin, Katherine, Katrina in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karin, Katherine, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caitrin is alike in pronunciation to Caitrinn and Katrin. Other suggested similar names are Airin, Baibin, Caelin, Caetlin, Caidie, Cailen, Cailie, Cailin, Cailyn, Cain, Caisi, Caitey, Caiti, Caitie, Caitilin, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlen, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caitria, Camaran, Cambria, Cameri, Camren, Camrin, Camryn, Caparina, Capri, Caralin, Carie, Caris, Carlin, Carmin, Carolin, Carrie, Carrina, Carrine, Carryn, Caterine, Catherin, Cathi, Catia, Catlain, Catlin, Catlina, Catline, Catrice, Catrinia (see Catriona), Catroina, Cayelin, Chantri, Charin, Chastin, Chiarina, Chiquin, Ciaran, Ciri, Corin, Corrin, Cristin, Eirin, Farin, Farrin, Kailin, Kaitrina, Kamerin, Kamrin, Laurin, Mairin, Marin and Marrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caitrin.

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