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What does Catelyn mean?

Catelyn /cate-lyn/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Catelyn's roots are Old French and Greek, and the name Catelyn means "pure". Catelyn is an alternate form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek). Catalon is a common last name.


Catelyn has 9 variants: Caitilin, Catelan, Cateline, Catelinn, Catelynn, Katelan, Katelin, Katelyn and Katelynn.

Catelyn has 43 more different forms via Caitlin: Caelin, Caelyn, Caetlin, Cailen, Cailene, Cailyn, Cailynn, Cait, Caiti, Caitie, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlandt, Caitlann, Caitlen, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caitrin, Caity, Calen, Calin, Calyn, Calynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Catriona, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylin, Caylyn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kayelin and Kayelyn.

Kreatif forms: Cateleen, Catelynnie, Chatelyn. [more]

How popular is Catelyn?

Catelyn is an uncommon first name for women. Catelyn is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent variation forms of Catelyn (not ranked) are Cailyn, Caitlin (#496 a year ago), Caitlyn (#463), Caitlynn, Catriona, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn (#158), Kaitlynn (#928), Katelin, Katelyn (#172) and Katelynn (#567). Variants like Calin are seldom used. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in 1998 (usage of 0.6095%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.2924%, down 52%), with the forms Cailyn, Caitlynn, Kaitlin, Kaitlynn and Katelin falling out of fashion. The most trendy girl names among these are Caitlin (#496), Caitlyn (#463), Kaitlyn (#158), Katelyn (#172) and Katelynn (#567). Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Catelyn and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Catelyn is alike in pronunciation to Catalin and Katilyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Cathelin and Cathlyne. Like Catelyn, these names are not commonly used.