Spelling variation of Caitlin

Kaitlyn Origin and Meaning

The name Kaitlyn is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "pure".

A huge name in the late 90's and most of the 00's, Kaitlyn's been on a downward trend in recent years. Kaitlyn and its soundalikes have been so well used in the US that they can no longer be seen as fresh, but it's still relatively popular in Canada.

# 621 in the US

Kaitlyn Rank in US Top 1000

# 1761 on Nameberry

Kaitlyn Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kaitlyn Popularity

Famous People Named Kaitlyn

  • Kaitlyn BristoweCanadian reality TV personality ("The Bachelorette")
  • Kaitlyn Ashley MaherAmerican singer/actress
  • Kaitlyn Brooke FarringtonAmerican snowboarder
  • Kaitlyn Elizabeth WeaverCanadian,American ice dancer
  • Kaitlyn DeverAmerican actress
  • Kaitlyn GillilandAmerican ballerina
  • Kaitlyn AlexanderCanadian actress
  • Kaitlynring name of Celeste Beryl Braun, American pro wrestler
  • Kaitlyn AshleyAmerican adult film actress

Kaitlyn in Pop Culture

  • Kaitlyncharacter in "The Fault in Our Stars"