Kaitlyn Name Meaning & Origin

Kaitlyn

Pronunciation: KAYT-lin (key)

Origin of the name Kaitlyn:

Borrowed from the Irish, Caitlin is a variant of CaitrÍona, the Gaelic form of Catherine (pure, unsullied).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Caitlin, Caitlyn, Katelyn, Katelynne

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Nicknames for Kaitlyn

Kakie
Kake
Kay-Kay
Kit-Kat
Kicklin
Kicklie
Kato
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Krackers
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Kate
Kait
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Lyn
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Meanings and history of the name Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn is a form of Kathryn or Catherine, meaning pure. It is irish, and has many alternative (better and more unique) spellings.
http://www.babynamesofireland.com/pages/girl-names-i-m.html

Famous real-life people named Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Maher, American singer from America's Got Talent

Kaitlyn in song, story & screen

Kait(lyn), fictional character in the webcomic Freakangels
Kaitlyn Fairchild, fictional character in the trilogy Dark Visions Trilogy by L. J. Smith (author)

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