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What does Katilyn mean?

Katilyn Pronunciation of Katilyn [kati-lyn] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Katilyn means "pure". Katilyn is a variant form of Katie (Greek): popular English short variant of Katherine.

Associated with: greek, pure (virgin).


8 relations via Katie: Katey, Kati, Katia, Katianne, Katinka, Katiya, Katy and Katya.

Creative forms:
(female) Katinya, Ketilyn, ..

(male) Katiken, Katiton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Katilyn Areli (K.A.), ..

How popular is Katilyn?

Katilyn is an unusual first name for females. Katilyn is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Katilyn entered the list in 1992 and reached its apex rank of #1551 in the U.S. in 1995, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katilyn name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Katie (#309 from current records), Katy (#1547), Katia (#1869), Katya, Katey and Kati are the prominent related forms of Katilyn ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Katianne, are uncommon. These forms of Katilyn reached the apex of their popularity during 1980-1989 (median #1283) and are now significantly less widespread (#1675, down 88%), with forms like Katy going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katilyn, Katey, Kati, Katia, Katie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katy, Katya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Katilyn is pronounced similarly to Caitilin, Catalin, Catelan, Catelyn, Catelynn, Kataleen, Katalin, Katelan, Katelijn, Katelin, Kateline, Katelinn, Katelyn, Katelynn and Katelynne. Other recommended names are Cailyn, Carilyn, Catlyn, Jamilyn, Kaelyn, Kailan, Kailin, Kailyn, Kaitlan, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kalyn, Kamlyn, Karalyn, Karelyn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karlyn, Karolyn, Katalina, Kathileen, Kathiryn (see Catherine), Kathleen, Kathlena, Kathlene, Kathleyn, Kathlin, Kathline, Kathlyn, Kathlyne, Kathlynn, Kathryn, Kathylyne (see Kathleen), Katleen, Katlin, Katline, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn, Katlynne, Kayelyn, Kaylyn, Kerilyn, Kitlyn, Madilyn, Marilyn and Tamilyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Katilyn.

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