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Gender: Female Origin of Caitlyn: Spelling variation of Caitlin

The name Caitlyn is a girl's name of Irish origin. Caitlyn and is often added to lists like Girl Names Ending in Lyn and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding Then Eliminating -- Girls Themed".

From the experts:

Cait, we love. Lyn, we don't. While the star of all variations of the 80s and 90s favorite Caitlin/Katelyn is losing its luster, the transgender athlete and former Kardashian spouse Bruce Jenner is propelling Caitlyn back into the spotlight as her new female name.

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Famous People Named Caitlyn

Caitlyn Marie Jenner (born William Bruce Jenner), American reality TV personality and retired track and field athlete
Caitlyn Taylor Love, American actress and singer
Caitlyn Shadbolt, Australian pop singer
Caitlyn Smith, American country music singer
Caitlyn Chase, American fashion influencer
Caitlyn Kreutz, American-Filipina footballer
Caitlyn Edwards, Australian AFL player
Caitlyn Folley, American actress
Caitlyn Youngblood, American model
Caitlyn Martin, Miss Massachusetts Teen USA 2017
Caitlyn Melissa Murray, daughter of actor Sean Murray
Molly Caitlyn Quinn, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Caitlyn

Caitlyn Gellar, character in TV movie "Camp Rock"
Caitlyn Goodwyn, character in manga/anime "Ojamajo Doremi"
Caitlyn Crisp, character in TV movie "Liar, Liar Vampire"
Caitlyn, character in movie "The Way Way Back"
Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Piltover, character in video game League of Legends
Caitlyn, character in 1999 film "200 Cigarettes"
Caitlyn, character in 2004 film "A Cinderella Story"