First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Cathlyn mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Cathlyn

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  • A submission from Connecticut, United States says the name Cathlyn means "Beautiful eyes" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Philippines says the name Cathlyn means "Song of happiness" and is of Unknown origin.

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Alt. Meaning

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

A is for adorable, how precious

T is for talent, hidden or not.

H is for hand, that you always give.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons Named Cathlyn

Cathlyn Platt Wilkerson is a teacher. Cathlyn was born on January 14th, 1945.


Fun Facts about the name Cathlyn

  • How Popular is the name Cathlyn? Cathlyn is the 20,132nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cathlyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 349 babies born with the first name Cathlyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cathlyn to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cathlyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1923 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cathlyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cathlyn is Friday, April 12th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Cathlyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cathlyn was in 1953 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Cathlyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylhtac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Clnathy. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Cathlyn born May 25, 2008

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 Southern India approximately on 1700. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.