in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Irish
- Meaning: Pure
- #584 All Time
Pronunciation of Caitlin
How popular is the name "Caitlin" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1985||3,619||3,605||14||#77 girl name|
|1986||3,897||3,881||16||#69 girl name|
|1987||5,016||4,990||26||#63 girl name|
|1988||7,269||7,241||28||#44 girl name|
|1989||7,072||7,028||44||#49 girl name|
|1990||7,045||7,025||20||#50 girl name|
|1991||6,394||6,382||12||#55 girl name|
|1992||5,404||5,392||12||#62 girl name|
|1993||5,430||5,425||5||#64 girl name|
|1994||4,663||4,657||6||#78 girl name|
|1995||4,395||4,382||13||#81 girl name|
|1996||4,278||4,270||8||#84 girl name|
|1997||3,868||3,861||7||#87 girl name|
|1998||4,181||4,175||6||#78 girl name|
|1999||3,465||3,459||6||#93 girl name|
|2000||4,107||4,102||5||#76 girl name|
|2001||3,455||3,455||0||#89 girl name|
Want to know about the populiarty of Caitlin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 110,696 babies born with the name Caitlin in the United States. That's more than enough Caitlins to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Caitlin" was in 1988 with a total of 7,241 babies. (That's a lot of baby Caitlins)
According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Caitlin" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 14 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of 4,181 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Caitlin popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Caitlin in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Caitlin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Caitlin as well as things modernly associated with the name Caitlin such as celebrities named Caitlin.
Origin and Meaning of Caitlin
The name "Caitlin" is of Irish origin, and it means "Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Caitlin is a given name. Caitlin was born in 1976.
Caitlin Wachs is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1995 to present. Caitlin was born in 1989 in Eugene, Oregon, U.S.
C is for captive, your web of charm.
A is for admirable, you certainly are!
I is for ideals, no higher!
T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.
L is for lucky, who is more?
I is for intense, your zest of living.
N is for natural, the genuine side of you.
Your name in reverse order is "Niltiac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nlaiitc". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Caitlin born Mar 22, 1994
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.
As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!
Name poster for Caitlin
Here's something for you to ponder on...
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