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What does Caitlyn mean?

Meaning of the name CaitlynKatherineKaylaCatherineKaitlynKateKatelynKatieKathrynCatalinaKarinaKarenKaraCaitlinKatelynnKailynKatalinaKathleenKaiKaitlynnKathieKarinKaitlinCathyKatherin

[ 2 syll. cai-tlyn, ca-itl-yn ] The baby girl name Caitlyn is pronounced as Key-TLihN †. Caitlyn is an English name of Old Greek origin.

Caitlyn is a variant spelling (English) of the English and Irish name Caitlin.

Caitlyn is also a derivative of the English name Kaitlin.

Caitlyn is also a derivative of the English name Katherine.

Caitlyn is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1998, 0.152% of baby girls were given the name Caitlyn. It was #115 in rank then. The baby name has suffered a marked fall in frequency since then, and is currently of irregular use. Out of the family of girl names directly linked to Caitlyn, Katherine was the most widely used in 2016.

Baby names that sound like Caitlyn include Caitlinn (English), Caitlyne (English), Caitlynn (English), Kaitlin (English), Kaitlinn (English), Kaitlinne, Kaitlyn (English), Kaitlyne (English), Kaitlynn (English), Kaitlynne (English), Kate Lynn, Kate-Lynn, Katelin (English), Katelinn (English), Katelyn (English), Katelyne (English), Katelynn (English), Katelynne (English), Caitline, and Catelin.

† Pronunciation for Caitlyn: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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