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What does Gaetan mean?

Gaetan Pronunciation of Gaetan [gae-tan] as a name for boys. The meaning of Gaetan is "from Gaeta". Gaetan is a French form of Gaetano (Italian, Latin): Italian version of Latin Caietanus.


Gaetan has 2 variants: Gaetane and Gaeton.

7 more related forms via Gaetano: Caetano, Cajetan, Cajetano, Cayetano, Kajetan, Kajetano and Kayetan.

Creative forms:
(male) Gaefan, Getan, ..

(female) Gaevan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Gaetan Link (G.L.), ..

How popular is Gaetan?

Gaetan is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#104819 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Gaetano is the only prominent related form of Gaetan (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. This relation of Gaetan reached the peak of its popularity 105 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gaetano in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Gaetan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Gaetan is alike in pronunciation to Gutun and Gutyn. Other suggested similar names are Caedan, Caelan, Daelan, Daytan, Faelan, Gaelan, Gahan, Galan, Galten, Galton, Galvan, Garan, Garlan, Garman, Garran, Garton, Garvan, Gaston, Gautam, Gavan, Gawan, Gehan, Gethin, Jaelan, Kaelan and Natan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Gaetan.