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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #584 most popular

Similar Names
51k Caitlyn (American)
30k Cathleen (Irish)
15k Catalina (Spanish)
2k Catlin (English)
< 1k Catalin (Spanish)

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 compatible, a friend's friend.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

I is for ideals, no higher!

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Niltiac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ctinlai". How do you pronounce that?

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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 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Caitlin" ranks #60 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 59 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 3,897 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 midwest? 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 Jun 16, 1956

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 Mongolia approximately on 1525. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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

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