Meaning of Kaitlyn
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Kaitlyn has the following meaning:
One who is pure. The Irish form of Catherine.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Kaitlyn is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 35 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Kaitlyn fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 14 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 67 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Kaitlyn in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The following names are baby names related to Kaitlyn and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Kaitlyn: Boys - Clarence
, Girls - Nelia
, Both genders - Brian
The name Kaitlyn is a variant of Caitlin
. Other popular variants of the name Caitlin are: Caetlin
Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Kaitlyn to be: Cute and slender woman
In one word, you might describe Kaitlyn as a(n) "slender
See other "slender" names for girls