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Kaitlyn Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kaitlyn is of Irish and English origin.

The meaning of Kaitlyn is "pure, chaste".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 158  in baby name popularity for girls with 2044 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Kaitlyn Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kaitlyn has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kaitlyn to other names.


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Related Names

Kaitlyn is a variant spelling of Kaitlin.

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.