Name Caithlyn Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Caithlyn


Caithlyn is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Caithlyn?

Caithlyn is a form of the Irish name Caitlin, which derived from the name Catherine. Catherine derived from the Greek name Aikaterine (Αἰκατερίνη), which derived from the Greek name Hekaterine (Ἑκατερινη) and from Hekate (Ἑκάτη), the Greek goddess of magic.

What does the name Caithlyn mean?

Caithlyn means “pure” (from ancient Greek “katharós/κᾰθᾰρός”), “each of the two” (from ancient Greek “hekáteros/ἑκᾰ́τερος”), “one hundred” (from ancient Greek “hekatón/ἑκᾰτόν”), “far off” (from ancient Greek “hekás/ἑκᾰ́ς”), but as well “torture” (from ancient Greek “aikíā/αἰκῐ́ᾱ”).

Pronunciation of Caithlyn

Variants of the name Caithlyn

Caitlin Caitlyn Caitlynn Kaithlyn Kaitlin Kaitlyn Kaitlynn

Popularity of the name Caithlyn

The name Caithlyn is ranked #1260 overall.

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