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Gender: Female Meaning of Katelyn: "pure" Origin of Katelyn: Spelling variation of Caitlin Katelyn's Popularity in 2017: #415

The name Katelyn is a girl's name meaning "pure". Katelyn is ranked #415 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Pure and discussed in our forums with posts like "AB, BC, CD, DE, EF, FG, GH....GIRLS".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Katelyn

Katelyn Tarver, American singer and actress
Katelyn Ohashi, American gymnast
Katelyn Pippy, American actress
Katelyn Mager, Canadian actress
Katelyn Epperly, American pop singer
Katelyn Nacon, American child actress
Katelyn Pacitto, American actress; twin sister Kara Pacitto
Katelyn Torres, American child beauty queen on TV's "Little Miss Perfect"
Katelyn Rose Fawcett (b. 1994), daughter of soccer player Joy Fawcett
Katelyn Marie (b. 2007), daughter of pro wrestler Dawn Marie Psaltis
Katelyn Allen, daughter of country singer Harley Allen
Katelyn Kuester, daughter of basketball player/coach John Kuester
Katelyn Turco (b. 2004), daughter of ice hockey player Marty Turco

Pop Culture References for the name Katelyn

Katelyn Chase, character in 2009 film "Wild Cherry"
Katelyn O'Malley, character on TV's "Secret Life of the American Teenager"
Katelyn "Kate" Weston, main character in TV movie "Sacrifices of the Heart"
Katelyn, character in Aphmau's YouTube series


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.