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What does Kaitlin mean?

Kaitlin Pronunciation of Kaitlin as a girls' name is pronounced KAYT-len. Phonetic form of Caitlin; Irish form of Catherine (Greek) "pure". See also Caitlin. Also form of Kate. Also form of Kathleen.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish (gaelic), greek, pure (virgin)


VARIANTS Caitlin, Caitlyn, Katelyn, Kaitlan, Kaitleen, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kaitlynne, Katelyn, Katelynn, Katelynne, Kathlin, Kathlinne, Kathlyn

RELATED FORMS VIA CAITLIN, CATHERINE, KATHERINE Caelin, Caetlin, Cailen, Cailyn, Caiti, Caitie, Caitilin, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlann, Caitlen, Caitlinn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Caitria, Caitrin, Caitrine, Caitrinn, Calin, Catalin, Catlain, Catlin, Catlina, Catline, Catlyn, Catrin, Cayelin, Caylin, Kait, Kaitee, Kaitey, Kaitie, Kaitlann, Kaitlinn, Kaitlinne, Kaitrin, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn, Kaitrinna, Kaitriona, Kaity, Karin, Karrin, Katalin, Katalina, Katelan, Katelijn, Katelin, Kathi, Kathie, Kathline, Kati, Katia, Katie, Katina, Katla, Katlaina, Katleen, Katline, Katria, Katrien, Katrina, Katrine, Kayelin, Kayelyn, Kaylin, Kitti, Kittie



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How popular is Kaitlin?

Kaitlin is a very prominent first name for females (#968 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kaitlin entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #93 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not found in the list currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Katherine (#112 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Catherine (#204), Kate (#285), Kaitlyn (#387), Katie (#449), Katelyn (#501), Katalina (#629), Kathleen (#894), Kaylin (#938), Caitlyn (#1164), Katelynn (#1249), Caitlin (#1360), Katrina (#1516), Katia (#1832), Kaitlynn (#1847), Katina, Kathie, Kati, Kathlyn, Cailyn, Katelin, Kathi, Katelynne, Caitlan, Karin, Kaitlan, Caylin, Catlin, Caitlynn and Kittie are the popular related forms of Kaitlin ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Catlina, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Kaitlin reached its apex in 1993 (MEDIAN #1018) and has become significantly diminished since (#1463, 81% LESS USAGE), with forms like Kathie falling out of fashion. Katalina is the most fashionable girl name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlin, Cailyn, Caitlan, Caitlin, Caitlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caitlynn, Catherine, Catlin, Caylin, Kaitlan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Karin, Katalina, Kate in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katelin, Katelyn, Katelynn, Katelynne, Katherine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kathi, Kathie, Kathleen, Kathlyn, Kati in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katia, Katie, Katina, Katrina, Kaylin, Kittie in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karin, Kate, Katelyn, Katherine, Kathleen outside U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kaitlin is pronounced similarly to Caetlin, Caitlan, Caitlann, Caitlinn, Caitlyne, Caitlynn, Catlain, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Kaitlann, Kaitlinn, Kaitlinne, Katleen, Katlin, Katline, Katlyn, Katlyne, Katlynn and Kitlyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cailin, Caitilin, Caitlen, Caitrin, Kaelin, Kailan, Kaili, Kailie, Kailin, Kailyn, Kaitie, Kaitrin, Kaitrina, Kaitrine, Kaitrinn (see Katherine), Kalin, Karlin, Karolin, Katalin, Katalina, Katelan, Katelin, Kateline, Katelinn (see Katelyn), Kathline, Katilyn, Katlaina, Katrin, Kayelin and Kaylin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kaitlin.