[ 2 syll. kae-lyn, ka-el-yn ] The baby girl name Kaelyn is pronounced as KEY-LihN †. Kaelyn is primarily used in the English language. Its language of origin is English-American and Celtic. The name is derived from the combination of Kae and Lynn.
In addition, Kaelyn is an English form of the English and Irish name Kayley.
Kaelyn has 19 forms. Forms of Kaelyn include Caelin, Kaelan, Kaelen, Kaelin, Kaelinn, Kaelinne, Kaelyna, Kaelynn, Kaelynne, Kailyn, Kalan, Kalin, Kaylyn, Kaylynn, and Kaylynne. The contraction Kaely, and the diminutives Kaelee, Kaeley, and Kaelie are other English forms. Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of the name Kaelyn.
See also the related form, the name Kaylyn.
Kaelyn is rather popular as a baby girl name, and it is also viewed as rather trendy. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 1990s; prior to that, it was of infrequent use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2009, 0.049% of baby girls were given the name Kaelyn. It had a ranking of #333 then. In 2012, its usage was 0.039% and its ranking #417, and it was the most popular within all girl names in its family. In 2012, Kaelyn was 20% more widely used than the 2nd most popular name, Kailyn.
Baby names that sound like Kaelyn include Kailin, Kailyn, Kalene, Kalin, Kalyn, Kaylin, Kaylyn, Kaylyne, Kaylynn, Kaylynne, Caelyn, Cailin, Cailyn, Caylin, Caylyn, Kaalyn, Kaelan, Kaelen, Kaelin, and Kaelinn.
† Pronunciation for Kaelyn: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"