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


Caitlin is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Caitlin mean?

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

Popularity of the name Caitlin

The name Caitlin is ranked #1201 overall.

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