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Gender: Female Meaning of Katelyn: "pure" Origin of Katelyn: Spelling variation of Caitlin Katelyn's Popularity in 2018: #501

The name Katelyn is a girl's name meaning "pure". Katelyn is ranked #501 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Pure and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding Then Eliminating -- Girls Themed".

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One of the most popular of the trendy Caitlin variations, Katelyn points directly to components Kate and Lyn --making it a bit more traditionally feminine.

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WriterNotPrego Says:


Katelyn Osmond - Canadian figure skater

thesaltypeach Says:


I thought this was the traditional spelling.

Yessica Says:


i like it.
*Hides behind wall as a mob of people who only like the spelling Caitlin come to hunt me down*

Impwood Says:


I don't see how the Kate and Lyn elements being obvious makes this spelling more feminine. Kate has always sounded masculine to me, with its broad vowel and sharp consonant, and Lyn used to be a boy's name and still sounds like one to me.

Zelliew Says:


I usually like the traditional spelling but for some reason Katelyn makes sense to me

wavygirl Says:


kaitelynne is the most outrageous spelling i've seen

gmdx Says:


The first spelling of the name that I saw.

ldougie Says:


I know a girl with the spelling katelynn.