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pinWhat does Kathlyn mean?

Kathlyn /kath-lyn/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls has the meaning "pure". Kathlyn is a variant form, with the suffix -hlyn, of Kaitlin: phonetic transcription of Caitlin. Kathlyn is also a derivative of Kathleen (Irish, Greek).


Kathlyn has 7 variants: Cathleen, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlinne and Kathlynn.

Kathlyn has 28 more different relations via Kaitlin, Kathleen: Caitlin, Caitlyn, Cathaleen, Cathaline, Kaitlan, Kaitleen, Kaitlinn, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kaitlynne, Katelyn, Katelynn, Katelynne, Katha, Kathaleen, Kathaleya, Kathaleyna, Kathaline, Kathelina, Katheline, Kathleena, Kathlena, Kathyline, Kathylyne, Katleen, Katlin, Katline and Katlyne.

Kreatif forms: Kalthlyn, Keethlyn, Kithlyn. [more]

pinHow popular is Kathlyn?

Kathlyn is a very prominent first name for women (#1926 out of 4276, Top 45%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Kathlyn for girls. Kathlyn was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #794 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Kathlyn and related names. Caitlin (#496 the previous year), Caitlyn (#463), Cathleen, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn (#158), Kaitlynn (#928), Katelyn (#172), Katelynn (#567), Kathaleen, Kathleen (#674) and Katlin are the prominent varying forms of Kathlyn. Variants like Kathleyn are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread in the year 1995 (usage of 0.6028%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.2952%, 51% less), with versions such as Kaitlin, Kaitlynn, Kathleen, Kathlyn and Katlin becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names here are Caitlin (#496), Caitlyn (#463), Kaitlyn (#158), Katelyn (#172) and Katelynn (#567). (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Katelyn, Katelynn, Kathaleen in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kathleen, Katlin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Caitlin, Caitlyn, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Katelyn, Kathleen outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Kathlyn is alike in pronunciation to Cathlyne and Kathlyne. Other recommended similar baby names are Katalin, Katelan, Katelin, Kathryn, Katilyn, Katlyn, Katlynn and Kitlyn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kathlyn.