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What does Caylyn mean?

Caylyn Pronunciation of Caylyn [cay-lyn] as a girls' name. The meaning of Caylyn is "pure". Caylyn is an alternate form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek).

Associated with: pure (virgin).


Caylyn has 15 variants: Caelin, Caelyn, Cailen, Cailene, Cailyn, Cailynn, Calen, Calin, Calyn, Calynn, Cayelin, Caylen, Caylin, Kayelin and Kayelyn.

17 more different relations via Caitlin: Caetlin, Caitlan, Caitlen, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caity, Catelan, Catelyn, Catelynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlyn and Katelyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Caylynne, ..

(male) Cayton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caylyn Hartley (C.H.), ..

How popular is Caylyn?

Caylyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Caylyn is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Caylyn (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Kaitlyn (#197 via latest list), Katelyn (#239), Caitlyn (#599), Caitlin (#609), Cailyn (#1343), Caylin, Catlin, Caitlynn, Caitlan, Caelyn and Catelyn. Adoption of these forms of Caylyn reached its apex 15 years ago (average #1070) and is now significantly less (#1362, 84%), with versions such as Kaitlyn falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caelyn, Cailyn, Caitlan, Caitlin, Caitlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlynn, Catelyn, Catlin, Caylin, Kaitlyn, Katelyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Caylyn is alike in pronunciation to Caelan, Caileen, Cailin, Caleen, Callan, Callen, Cauleyne, Cauline, Cayleen, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kailin, Kailyn, Kalan, Kalin, Kallan, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kaylan, Kayleen, Kaylinn, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, Kaylynne and Keelyn. Other suggested similar names are Bayly, Calina, Cally, Camryn, Caralyn, Carilyn, Carlan, Carlen, Carlin, Carly, Carlye, Carlyn, Carlyna, Carlyne, Carlynn, Carolyn, Carryn, Carylon, Caryn, Cayla, Caylee, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Chalon, Charlyn, Daelyn, Darlyn, Darylyn, Fallyn, Gaylen (see Gayle), Jaclyn, Jaelyn, Jaklyn, Jalyn, Jaslyn, Jaylan, Jaylynn, Jazlyn, Kamlyn, Karlyn, Katlyn, Marlyn, Marylyn, Raelyn, Raylynn, Shaylyn, Tamlyn, Taylyn and Valyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caylyn.

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