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What does Kaitlinn mean?

Kaitlinn Pronunciation of Kaitlinn [kaitlinn] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Kaitlinn is "pure". Kaitlinn is an alternate form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek). Kaitlinn is also a variant of Katherine (Greek). Kaitlinn is also used as a form of Kathleen (Irish, Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Kaitlinn has 21 variants: Caetlin, Caitlan, Caitlann, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Katleen, Katlin, Katline and Katlyne.

27 more related forms via Caitlin, Katherine, Kathleen: Cailynn, Caitilin, Caitland, Caitlen, Caitrin, Caitrine, Catelinn, Kaitie, Kaitrin, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn, Kaitrinna, Kaitriona, Katalin, Katalina, Katelin, Katelynn, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlynn, Katina, Katlaina, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Kayelin and Kaylin.

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Middle name pairings:
Kaitlinn Juana (K.J.), ..

How popular is Kaitlinn?

Kaitlinn is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Kaitlinn is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Caitlan, Caitlin (#609 from current records), Caitlyn (#599), Caitlynn, Catlin, Kaitlan, Kaitlin (#1347), Kaitlyn (#197), Kaitlynn (#997), Katalina (#787), Katelin, Katelynn (#654), Katherine (#84), Kathleen (#830), Katina, Katlin, Katrina (#1167) and Kaylin (#619) are the prominent related forms of Kaitlinn (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Kaitlinn was well-received 23 years ago (median #779) and is now much lower (#1216, down 77.5%). Katherine is the steady favorite, though Katalina has grown trendy as well over time, while forms such as Caitlyn used to be popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlan, Caitlin, Caitlyn, Caitlynn, Catlin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlan, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Katalina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katelin, Katelynn, Katherine, Kathleen, Katina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katlin, Katrina, Kaylin in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kathleen, Katrina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kaitlinn is alike in pronunciation to Kaitleen, Kaitlinne, Kaitlynne, Katlyn, Katlynn, Katlynne and Kitlyn. Other suggested similar names are Aislinn, Cailin, Caitrinn, Caoilinn, Catlina, Darlinn, Kaelin, Kaelynn, Kailan, Kailani, Kaileen, Kailene, Kaili, Kailie, Kailin, Kailyn, Kailynne, Kaitrina, Kaitrona, Kalin, Kalina, Kalynn, Karalina, Karaline, Karalynn, Karilynn, Karlin, Karlina, Karline, Karlynn, Karolin, Karolina, Karoline, Karolynn, Kataleen, Katelan, Katelijn, Kateline, Katelinn (see Katelyn), Katelyn, Katelynne, Kathaline, Kathelina, Katheline, Kathlena, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathlinne, Kathlyn, Kathlyne, Kathyline (see Kathleen), Katilyn, Katrin, Kaylinn, Kaylynn, Marlinn and Taitiann. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kaitlinn.

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