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What does Kaitlan mean?

Kaitlan Pronunciation of Kaitlan [kait-lan] as a girls' name. The meaning of Kaitlan is "pure". Kaitlan is a variant form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek). Kaitlan is also a variation of Kaitlin.

Associated with: pure (virgin).


Kaitlan has 18 variants: Caetlin, Caitlan, Caitlann, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlann, Kaitleen, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn and Kaitlynne.

15 more alternative forms via Caitlin, Kaitlin: Cailen, Cailyn, Caitilin, Caitland, Caitlandt, Caitlen, Caitrin, Catelan, Katelan, Katelin, Katelyn, Kathlin, Kathlyn, Kayelin and Kayelyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Kaillan, Kaitla, ..

(male) Kaitan, Kaitman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kaitlan Darla (K.D.), ..

How popular is Kaitlan?

Kaitlan is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Kaitlan is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Kaitlan was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #1460 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaitlan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Kaitlyn (#197 in 2015), Katelyn (#239), Caitlyn (#599), Caitlin (#609), Kaitlynn (#997), Cailyn (#1343), Kaitlin (#1347), Kathlyn, Katelin, Caitlan, Caitlynn and Catlin are the popular alternative forms of Kaitlan ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Caitlann, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Kaitlan was common in 2000 (usage of 1.7%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.3%, 84%), with forms such as Katelyn becoming somewhat dated.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlynn, Catlin, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katelin, Katelyn, Kathlyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kaitlan is pronounced similarly to Kaitlinne, Katleen, Katlin, Katline, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn and Kitlyn. Other recommended names are Caelan, Callan, Gillan, Jaylan, Jillan, Kaala, Kaela, Kahla, Kaia, Kaija, Kaila, Kailagh, Kailah, Kailan, Kailani, Kaileen, Kailie, Kailin, Kailyn, Kaira, Kait, Kaite, Kaitie, Kaitrin, Kaitrina, Kaitrine, Kaity, Kala, Kalan, Kalila, Kalla, Kallan, Kamlyn, Kamyla, Karalyn, Karan, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karita, Karla, Karlah, Karlen, Karlin, Karlla, Karlyn, Karman, Karolin, Karolyn, Kata, Katalin, Katana, Katha, Katia, Katilyn, Katla, Katlaina, Katya, Kayla, Kaylah, Kaylan, Kaylin, Kaylla, Kaylyn, Keelan, Keitha, Kellan and Kristian. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaitlan.

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