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What does Kathleyn mean?

Kathleyn Pronunciation of Kathleyn [kath-leyn] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Kathleyn is "pure". Kathleyn is a version of Catherine (Greek): from katharos. Kathleyn is also a variation of Katherine (Greek). Kathleyn is also used as a derivative of Kathleen (Irish, Greek).

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


Kathleyn has 10 variants: Cathleen, Cathlene, Cathline, Cathlyne, Kathlene, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlyn, Kathlyne and Kathlynn.

41 more alternative forms via Catherine, Katherine, Kathleen: Cataleen, Cathaleen, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathiryn, Cathryn, Cathyleen, Kaitlyn, Kataleen, Katalin, Katchen, Katelijn, Katey, Kathaleen, Kathaleya, Kathaleyna, Katharyn, Katharyne, Kathee, Katherin, Katheryn, Katheryne, Katherynn, Kathie, Kathileen, Kathirin, Kathiryn, Kathirynn, Kathleena, Kathlena, Kathrene, Kathryn, Kathryne, Kathrynn, Kathy, Kathyleen, Kathylyne, Katleen, Katlin, Katlyne and Katrien.

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Middle name pairings:
Kathleyn Pyper (K.P.), ..

How popular is Kathleyn?

Kathleyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Kathleyn is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Katherine (#84 in 2015), Catherine (#179), Kaitlyn (#197), Kathryn (#319), Kathleen (#830), Kathy (#1676), Kathie, Kathlene, Kathryne, Katlin, Katheryne, Kathlyn, Katheryn, Katey, Cathryn, Cathleen, Kathaleen, Katharyn, Cathern, Katherin and Catheryn are the popular related forms of Kathleyn (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Cathiryn, are seldom used. These forms of Kathleyn were at the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (average #1070) and are now significantly less common (#1585, 84.5%), with versions such as Kaitlyn becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Catherine, Cathern, Catheryn, Cathleen, Cathryn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Katey, Kathaleen, Katharyn, Katherin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katherine, Katheryn, Katheryne, Kathie, Kathleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathlene, Kathlyn, Kathryn, Kathryne, Kathy, Katlin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kathleyn is alike in pronunciation to Kathlinne. Other recommended names are Catelyn, Catleen, Catlyn, Ethlyn, Kaeley, Kaelyn, Kahle, Kahlei, Kahley, Kaileen, Kailey, Kailyn, Kaitlan, Kaitlann, Kaitleen, Kaitlin, Kaitlinn, Kaitlynn, Kaleen, Kalen, Kaley, Kalley, Kalyn, Kamlyn, Karaleen, Karalyn, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karleen, Karlein (see Caroline), Karlen, Karley, Karlyn, Karolyn, Katalina, Katelan, Katelin, Kateline, Katelinn (see Katelyn), Katelyn, Katelynn, Katelynne, Kathaline, Kathe, Kathelina, Katheline, Kathey, Kathya, Kathyline (see Kathleen), Katilyn, Katlaina, Katline, Katlyn, Katlynn, Katlynne, Kayelyn, Kayleen, Kaylen, Kayley, Kaylley, Kaylyn, Kitlyn and Nataleen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kathleyn.

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