Meaning and Name Origin
Katelynn \k(a)-tely-nn, kat(e)-lynn\ as a name for girls. Katelynn's roots are Old French, Greek and English, and the meaning of the name Katelynn is "pure". Katelynn is a variation of Caitlin (Old French, Greek): Caitlín is the Irish Gaelic form of Cateline, which is the Old French form of Katherine, whose source is the Greek name Aikaterine. Katelynn is also a form of Kaitlin: phonetic form of Caitlin; Irish form of Catherine (Greek) "pure". Katelynn is also used as a form of Katelyn (English).
Katelynn▲ has 35 more alternative forms via Caitlin, Kaitlin, Katelyn: Caelin, Caelyn, Cailyn▼, Cailynn, Caitlann, Caitlinn, Caitlyn▲, Caitlyne, Caitlynn▼, Calyn, Calynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Catlynn, Cayelin, Caylyn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitleen, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn▲, Kaitlynn▼, Kaitlynne, Kathlin, Kathlinne, Kathlyn▼, Katlin▼, Katlyn▼, Katlynn, Katlynne, Kayelin, Kayelyn and Kitlyn.
Katelynn is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3377 out of 4276, Top 79%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Katelynn for girls. Katelynn entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #210 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #567. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Katelynn and related names. Popular related forms of Katelynn (#567 the previous year) appearing in the Top 1000 are Cailyn, Caitlin (#496 the previous year), Caitlyn (#463), Caitlynn, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn (#158), Kaitlynn (#928), Katelin, Katelyn (#172), Kathlyn, Katlin, Katlyn and Katlynn. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 1998 and are now significantly less widespread, with forms such as Cailyn, Kaitlin, Kaitlynn, Katlin and Katlyn becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable baby names in this compilation are Caitlin (#496), Caitlyn (#463), Kaitlyn (#158), Katelyn (#172) and Katelynn (#567). (2014 Birth Statistics)