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Kaitlyn

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How popular is the baby name Kaitlyn in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1967 5 5 0
1971 5 5 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 14 14 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 28 28 0
1980 66 66 0
1981 92 92 0
1982 137 137 0
1983 274 274 0
1984 449 449 0
1985 885 878 7
1986 1,214 1,207 7
1987 1,712 1,707 5
1988 2,696 2,686 10
1989 3,402 3,393 9 #95 girl name
1990 4,319 4,313 6 #78 girl name
1991 4,416 4,409 7 #82 girl name
1992 7,489 7,475 14 #42 girl name
1993 6,962 6,956 6 #46 girl name
1994 6,692 6,686 6 #48 girl name
1995 7,393 7,385 8 #42 girl name
1996 7,247 7,240 7 #40 girl name
1997 7,015 7,005 10 #41 girl name
1998 7,944 7,936 8 #35 girl name
1999 8,167 8,157 10 #33 girl name
2000 8,771 8,759 12 #30 girl name
2001 8,168 8,160 8 #31 girl name
2002 7,985 7,978 7 #32 girl name
2003 7,557 7,546 11 #32 girl name
2004 7,020 6,985 35 #33 girl name
2005 6,521 6,516 5 #34 girl name
2006 6,081 6,070 11 #41 girl name
2007 5,555 5,546 9 #44 girl name
2008 5,122 5,113 9 #53 girl name
2009 4,206 4,201 5 #67 girl name
2010 3,290 3,290 0 #90 girl name
2011 2,906 2,906 0 #100 girl name
2012 2,596 2,596 0
2013 2,372 2,372 0
2014 2,053 2,053 0
2015 1,651 1,651 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Kaitlyn baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 160,506 babies born with the name Kaitlyn in the United States. That's more than enough Kaitlyns to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kaitlyn" was in 2000 with a total of 8,759 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kaitlyns)

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kaitlyn" ranks #23 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 102 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 8,167 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Kaitlyn popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kaitlyn" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kaitlyn as well as things modernly associated with the name Kaitlyn such as celebrities named Kaitlyn.

Origin and Meaning of Kaitlyn

The name "Kaitlyn" is of Irish origin, and it means "Pure". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Kaitlyn

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Kaitlyn Dias

Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

L is for love, your love of life!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

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

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Past life for Kaitlyn born Apr 10, 1980

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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 Ontario approximately on 1425. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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