Name Caitlin – origin and meaning

Caitlin is a female name.

Origin of Caitlin

Caitlin is an Irish form of the name Catherine. Catherine probably derived from the Greek name Aikaterine, but as well from the Greek goddess Hecate.

Meaning of Caitlin

Caitlin means “each of the two” (from “εκάτερος/hekateros”), “pure” (from “καθαρός/katharos”), “torture” (from “αἰκία/aikia”), “one hundred” (from “ἑκατόν”) or “far away” (from “ἑκάς”).

Alternate spelling

Caithlyn Caitlynn Kaitlin Kaitlyn Caitlyn


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