What does Kaitlyn mean?
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]
How 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)
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.
Thinking of names?
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.