Names .org

Name poster for Caitlin(click to save the high quality version)

Ranked #584


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #608).

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 casual, no pretension here.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

I is for interest, you show in others.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Niltiac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nilcita". 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.

How popular is the name "Caitlin" in the U.S.?


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 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Caitlin" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 2,364 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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Caitlin

Caitlin Wachs

Caitlin Wachs is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Caitlin was born in 1989 in Eugene, Oregon, U.S.


Past life for Caitlin born Jul 8, 1985

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 Borneo approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.