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 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Caitlin" ranks #43 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 35 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 5,404 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 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 comic, laughter is your tonic.
A is for activities, for you have many.
I is for interest, you show in others.
T is for time, you give to friends.
L is for luster, your shine.
I is for impress, for impress you will.
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 "Atilicn". 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 Jul 30, 1976
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 1800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.
You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.
Name poster for Caitlin
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