Name Caitlin

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Caitlin

Caitlin is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Caitlin

Caitlin is an Irish form of 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.

Meaning of Caitlin

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

Pronunciation of Caitlin

Variants of the name Caitlin

Caithlyn Caitlyn Caitlynn Kaitlin Kaitlyn Kaithlyn Kaitlynn

Caitlin in the categories

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Name Statistic: Caitlin is ranked #1110 overall ↓↓ -141

  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 319 ↓ -62
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 464 ↓ -63
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 547 ↓ -31
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 675 ↓ -99
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 739 ↓↓ -171
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 803 ↓ -26
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 917 ↓↓ -150
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1040 ↓↓ -121
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1101 ↓↓ -274
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1103 ↓↓ -186
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1146 ↑↑ 539
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1159 ↓ -97
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1202 ↓↓ -229
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1288 ↓↓ -162
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1470 ↓ -27
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1826 ↓ -7
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1877 ↓↓ -130
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8406 ↓↓ -126
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 13690 ↓↓ -380


Name Caitlin

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