Kaitlin - girls name

Kaitlin name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 47%

Kaitlin name meaning:

The name Kaitlin is of Irish origin and is a variant spelling of the name Caitlin. The name Caitlin itself is derived from the Irish name Cáitlín, which is the Irish form of the name Catherine. The name Catherine has Greek origins and means "pure" or "clear". Therefore, the name Kaitlin can be interpreted to mean "pure" or "clear" as well.

Those with the name Kaitlin are often described as intelligent, confident, and independent individuals. They have a natural curiosity and thirst for knowledge, which often leads them to pursue academic and intellectual pursuits. Kaitlins have a strong sense of morality and fairness, and are known for their honesty and integrity. They are also highly organized and efficient, making them excellent leaders and problem solvers.

Overall, the name Kaitlin embodies qualities such as purity, clarity, intelligence, and independence. It is a name that carries a sense of strength and determination, and those who bear it are often seen as individuals with strong moral character and a natural ability to succeed.

Origin: Greek

Variant of Katherine: Pure.

Related names

Katherine , Caitie, Caitlan, Caitland, Caitlinn, Caitlynn, Cateline, Catelyn, Catlin, Catline, Catlyn, Cattee, Kaitlin , Katalina , Katchen, Katerina , Katharina, Katharine, Katharyn, Kathe, Katherina , Katheryn, Kathie, Kathrina, Kathrine, Kathryn , Kathryne, Kathrynn, Kathy, Katia , Katie , Katiya, Katria, Katriana, Katrina , Katrya, Katy , Kay, Kayiyn, Kolena

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Overall UK ranking: 2942 out of 5581

8 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Kaitlin

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