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


Caitlyn is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Caitlyn?

Caitlyn is a modern form of the name Caitlin, which derived from the name Katherine. Katherine itself is of Greek origin.

What does the name Caitlyn mean?

Caitlyn means “pure” (from ancient Greek “katharós/κᾰθᾰρός”), “each of the two”, “each singly” (from ancient Greek “hekáteros/ἑκᾰ́τερος”), “hundred” (from ancient Greek “hekatón/ἑκᾰτόν”), “far off” (from ancient Greek “hekás/ἑκᾰ́ς”), but as well “torture” (from ancient Greek “aikíā/αἰκῐ́ᾱ”). Besides, Caitlyn could be from a Coptic name with the meaning “my consecration of your name”.

Pronunciation of Caitlyn

Variants of the name Caitlyn

Caithlyn Caitlin Caitlynn Kaithlyn Kaitlin Kaitlyn Kaitlynn

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Popularity of the name Caitlyn

The name Caitlyn is ranked #1123 overall.

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