in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Irish
- Meaning: Pure
- #584 All Time
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 first appeared 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 #68 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 57 babies in Oklahoma 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?
What does the name "Caitlin" mean?
Caitlin (Irish): Pure
The name "Caitlin" is of Irish origin and it means "Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.
C is for compassion, your finest side.
A is for able, for you surely are.
I is for ideals, no higher!
T is for talent, hidden or not.
L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.
I is for ideals, no higher!
N is for neatness, your orderly way.
Your name in reverse order is "Niltiac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tcinila". How do you pronounce that?
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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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Caitlin
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.
Past life for Caitlin born Jan 9, 1999
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 Germany approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.
As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Name poster for Caitlin
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