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Meaning and name origin

Catlyn \c(a)-tl-yn, cat-lyn\ as a girl's name is of Old French and Greek origin, and the meaning of Catlyn is "pure". Catlyn 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. A name for girls that is not broadly used. See also Katherine.


Catlyn has 17 variant forms: Caetlin, Caitlan, Caitlann, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlynn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn.


Catlyn is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Catlyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Katherine (#83), Kaitlyn (#158), Caitlyn (#463), Caitlin (#496), Kaitlynn (#928), Kaitlin and Caitlynn. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Caitlyn, Caitlynn, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Katherine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Catlyn is also pronounced similarly to Catleen, Katlin, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn and Kitlyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlen, Calyn, Carlyn, Catalin, Catelan, Catelyn, Catelynn, Cathlyne, Catlina and Caylyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Catlyn.