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Kaitlyn meaning and name origin

Kaitlyn \ka(i)-tl-yn, kait-lyn\ as a girl's name is a variant of Caitlin (Old French, Greek), Kaitlin and Katherine (Greek), and the meaning of Kaitlyn is "pure". From Caitlin: caitlín is the Irish Gaelic form of Cateline, which is the Old French form of Katherine, whose source is the Greek name Aikaterine. From Kaitlin: phonetic form of Caitlin; Irish form of Catherine (Greek) "pure". From Katherine: from the word "katharos". See Caitlin, Kaitlin, Katherine for more on Kaitlyn.

The baby name Kaitlyn sounds like Kaitlynn, Kaitlan, Caitlyn, Kitlyn and Katlyn. Other similar baby names are Kailyn, Cailyn, Kayelyn, Katelyn, Kaitlinn, Kaitlann, Catlyn, Caitlynn, Caitlyne, Caitlen, Caitlan, Karlyn, Karolyn, Karilyn, Karelyn, Karalyn, Kaitrin, Kathlyn, Kaitlynne, Kaitleen, Kamlyn, Katlynn, Katlin, Katlyne, Katilyn, Kaylyn, Kalyn, Kailin, Kailan and Kaelyn.

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Popularity of Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn is a very popular first name for women (#1043 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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