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Gender: Female Origin of Kaitlin: Spelling variation of Caitlin

The name Kaitlin is a girl's name of Irish origin. Kaitlin and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibsets You Know".

From the experts:

Kaitlin is a variation of Caitlin that's on a steep decline; it dropped out of the Top 1000 in 2013, after more than three decades on the list.

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Famous People Named Kaitlin

Kaitlin Janette Doubleday, American actress
Kaitlin Willow Olson, American actress
Kaitlin Shea Sandeno, American swimmer
Kaitlin Ann Riley, American actress
Kaitlin Hawayek, American ice dancer
Kaitlin Colombo, American comedienne
Kaitlin Hopkins, American actress, daughter of actress Shirley Knight and producer Gene Persson

Pop Culture References for the name Kaitlin

Kaitlin Cooper, Marissa's younger sister on TV's "The O.C."
Kaitlin Elise Stolt, character on TV's "Six Feet Under"
Kaitlin Pickler, character in film "Butter"
Kaitlin Joyce, character on Canadian TV series "jPod"


athenamay24 Says:


This is my name, and I can't tell you how annoying it is to always have to spell it out for people. It seems like I was born in the year of the Kaitlyns. People always ask if it's with a C or a K, and then I always have to add that there's an i not a y too. That said, I love it because it looks so much more symmetrical than Kaitlyn to me.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


One of the few names I prefer with a C, not a K.