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

1173

Caitlyn is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name Caitlyn

Caitlyn is a form of the Irish name Caitlin, which derived from 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 is the meaning of the name Caitlyn?

Caitlyn 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 Caitlyn

Variants of the name Caitlyn

Caithlyn Caitlin Caitlynn Kaitlin Kaitlyn Kaithlyn Kaitlynn

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Popularity of the name Caitlyn

The name Caitlyn is ranked #1173 overall.

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