Name Kaitlyn – origin and meaning

Kaitlyn is a female name.

Origin of Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn 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.

Meaning of Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn 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”).

Alternate spelling

Caithlyn Caitlin Caitlyn Caitlynn Kaitlin


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