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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Caitlynn

"Caitlynn" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Variant of Katherine meaning pure". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Caitlynn

Caitlynn French is a voice actor/pre-school teacher. Caitlynn was given the name Caitlynn Lindsay Shae French on May 8th, 1989.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 19 19 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 23 23 0
1988 44 44 0
1989 85 85 0
1990 77 77 0
1991 94 94 0
1992 147 147 0
1993 153 153 0
1994 188 188 0
1995 160 160 0
1996 195 195 0
1997 228 228 0
1998 297 297 0
1999 254 254 0
2000 274 274 0
2001 242 242 0
2002 219 219 0
2003 220 220 0
2004 206 206 0
2005 186 186 0
2006 168 168 0
2007 181 181 0
2008 176 176 0
2009 177 177 0
2010 175 175 0
2011 141 141 0
2012 120 120 0
2013 99 99 0
2014 82 82 0
2015 70 70 0
2016 44 44 0
2017 41 41 0

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Popularity of Caitlynn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Caitlynn

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  • How Popular is the name Caitlynn? Caitlynn is the 3,890th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Caitlynn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,804 babies born with the first name Caitlynn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Caitlynn to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Caitlynn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 19 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Caitlynn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Caitlynn was in 1998 with a total of 297 babies.
  • Random Caitlynn Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Caitlynn is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Caitlynn: Your name in reverse order is Nnyltiac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tnyaciln. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Caitlynn born May 23, 2007

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 Central Africa approximately on 1550. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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