Name Kaitlyn

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn 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.

Meaning of Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn 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 Kaitlyn

Variants of the name Kaitlyn

Caithlyn Caitlin Caitlyn Caitlynn Kaithlyn Kaitlin Kaitlynn

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Name Statistic: Kaitlyn is ranked #1103 overall ↓↓ -153

  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 336 ↓ -46
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 443 ↓ -37
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 554 ↓ -25
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 673 ↓ -85
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 679 ↓↓ -172
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 747 ↓↓ -135
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 756 ↓ -48
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 931 ↓↓ -157
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1008 ↓↓ -137
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1067 ↓↓ -157
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1174 ↓↓ -106
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1190 ↓↓ -271
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1292 ↓↓ -153
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1464 ↓ -6
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1510 ↑↑ 292
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1866 ↓↓ -191
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 2292 ↓ -18
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 3199 ↑↑ 1286
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8271 ↓↓ -313


Name Kaitlyn

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