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Meaning and name origin

Kathlyn \k(a)-thl-yn, kath-lyn\ as a girl's name is of Irish origin. Kathlyn is a variant of Kaitlin: phonetic form of Caitlin; Irish form of Catherine (Greek) "pure". Also a variant of Kathleen (Irish): variant of Katherine (Greek) "pure".


Kathlyn has 7 variant forms: Cathleen, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlinne, Kathlynn.


Kathlyn is a very popular first name for females (#1926 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kathlyn for girls. Kathlyn reached its highest rank of #794 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kathlyn and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kathleen (#674), Kathlyn, Kaitlin and Cathleen. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cathleen, Kaitlin, Kathleen, Kathlyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kaitlin, Kathleen outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kathlyn is also pronounced similarly to Cathlyne and Kathlyne. Other suggested similar baby names are Kaitlyn, Katalin, Katelan, Katelin, Katelyn, Katelynn, Kathlena, Kathryn, Kathylyne, Katilyn, Katlin, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn and Kitlyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kathlyn.