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Meaning and name origin
Calyn \c(a)-lyn, cal-yn\ as a girl's name is of Old French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Calyn is "pure". Calyn is a variant of Caitlin (Old French, Greek): Caitlín is the Irish Gaelic form of Cateline, which is the Old French form of Katherine, whose source is the Greek name Aikaterine.
Calyn is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Calyn is also pronounced similarly to Caelan, Cailin, Caleen, Callan, Callen, Kaelyn, Kailyn, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kalyn, Kalynn and Kaylyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Calina, Carlyn, Caryn, Catlyn, Celyna, Chalon, Jalyn and Valyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Calyn.
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