Gender: Female Meaning of Cait: "pure" Origin of Cait: Short form of Caitlin

Cait Origin and Meaning

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

Cait, pronounced like more popular sister Kate, is the form used when shortening Caitlin or any of the other Irish and Gaelic Cait-starting variations of Catherine.

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wavygirl Says:


Cait... COOL!!
luv the spellings Katelyn, Kaitlyn, Caitlyn, Catelyn, Catelin,

ridersienna Says:


I actually really like this spelling, and "Cait" to me just looks really cute!

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


This just looks odd to me. I don't really like this spelling.

MaryKathryn Says:


This is by far the coolest way to spell Kate! I love Caite as well!