Caitlyn is a female name.
Caitlyn is a form of the Irish name Caitlin, which derived from the name Catherine. Catherine probably derived from the Greek name Aikaterine, but as well from the Greek goddess Hecate.
Caitlyn 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”).
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