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Kaitlyn /kait-lyn/ as a girls' name. Kaitlyn's root is Greek, and the name Kaitlyn means "pure". Kaitlyn is an alternate form of Caitlin (Old French, Greek). Kaitlyn is also a variation of Kaitlin. Kaitlyn is also used as a derivative of Katherine (Greek).


Kaitlyn has 20 variants: Caetlin, Caitlan, Caitlann, Caitlinn, Caitlyn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitleen, Kaitlinn, Kaitlynn, Kaitlynne, Katleen and Katline.

Kaitlyn has 41 more related forms via Caitlin, Kaitlin, Katherine: Caelyn, Cailen, Cailyn, Cailynn, Caitilin, Caitland, Caitlen, Caitrin, Caity, Calyn, Catelyn, Caylyn, Kait, Kaitee, Kaitie, Kaitrin, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn, Kaity, Karyn, Katalin, Katelan, Katelin, Katelyn, Katelynn, Katey, Kathleyn, Kathlin, Kathlyn, Kathlyne, Kathryn, Kathy, Katla, Katrya, Katryna, Katy, Katya, Kayelin, Kayelyn, Kaylin and Kitty.

Kreatif forms: Kattlyn, Keatlyn. [more]

pinHow popular is Kaitlyn?

Kaitlyn is a very prominent first name for females (#1043 out of 4276, Top 24%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Kaitlyn for girls. Kaitlyn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #30 in the U.S. in 2000, and is at #158 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn name in U.S.

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

Popular variation forms of Kaitlyn (#158 via latest list) are Katherine (#83 via latest list), Katelyn (#172), Kathryn (#293), Caitlyn (#463), Caitlin (#496), Kaylin (#547), Katelynn (#567), Kaitlynn (#928), Kitty, Katy, Kathy, Katelin, Caitlynn, Kaitlin, Karyn, Cailyn and Kathlyn. Other variants, like Katleen, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Kaitlyn was widespread among parents in 1998 (median #461) and is somewhat lower today (#705, down 45%). Katherine has been the most prevalent, although Katelynn appears to be gaining popularity too, while versions like Kathlyn are now somewhat dated.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaitlin, Kaitlynn, Karyn, Katelin, Katelyn in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Katelynn, Katherine, Kathlyn, Kathryn, Kathy in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Katy, Kaylin, Kitty in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Katherine, Kathryn outside U.S.

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Kaitlyn is alike in pronunciation to Kaitlinne, Katlin, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn, Katlynne and Kitlyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Aislyn, Brityn, Darlyn, Darolyn, Darylyn, Fallyn, Jacalyn, Jacelyn, Jaclyn, Jacolyn, Jacqlyn, Jaklyn, Jamilyn, Janalyn, Jaslyn, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kaila, Kailan, Kaileen, Kailene, Kailin, Kailyn, Kaite, Kaitey, Kaitrina, Kaitrona, Kalen, Kalin, Kallan, Kally, Kalyn, Kalynn, Kamlyn, Kamryn, Karalyn, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karlye, Karlyn, Karlyne, Karlynn, Karolin, Karolyn, Karolyna, Karolynn, Karryn, Kathlynn, Kathya, Katilyn, Katrin, Kaylan, Kaylen, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, Keelyn, Kerilyn, Kristyn, Madalyn, Madelyn, Marillyn, Raelyn, Saralyn, Shailyn, Tamilyn, Tamlyn and Taralyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kaitlyn.