Kaitlin

First Name
57k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kaitlin mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kaitlin

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

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  1. A female given name, one of the modern spelling variants of Caitlin.

Notable Persons Named Kaitlin

Kaitlin Olson is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Kaitlin was given the name Kaitlin Willow Olson on August 18th, 1975 in Portland, Oregon.

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Kaitlin Doubleday is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Kaitlin was given the name Kaitlin Janette Doubleday on July 19th, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, US.

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Kaitlin Cooper is a student and williams college.

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Kaitlin Riley is an actress and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1997. Kaitlin was given the name Kaitlin Ann Riley on July 17th, 1986 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.

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Kaitlin was born on September 15th, 1985 in Circle Pines, Minnesota.

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Kaitlin Cullum is an actress. She was most active from 1993 to present. Kaitlin was born on June 24th, 1986.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1971 8 8 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 5 5 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 23 23 0
1978 35 35 0
1979 57 57 0
1980 135 135 0
1981 211 211 0
1982 253 253 0
1983 507 507 0
1984 687 682 5
1985 1,236 1,236 0
1986 1,473 1,467 6
1987 1,964 1,958 6
1988 2,852 2,842 10 #98 girl name
1989 3,181 3,170 11 #100 girl name
1990 3,482 3,472 10
1991 3,493 3,486 7 #99 girl name
1992 2,942 2,942 0
1993 3,231 3,226 5 #99 girl name
1994 3,501 3,501 0 #93 girl name
1995 3,612 3,602 10 #94 girl name
1996 3,135 3,135 0
1997 2,668 2,668 0
1998 2,701 2,701 0
1999 2,085 2,085 0
2000 2,136 2,136 0
2001 1,821 1,821 0
2002 1,456 1,456 0
2003 1,191 1,191 0
2004 1,106 1,101 5
2005 1,002 1,002 0
2006 957 957 0
2007 779 779 0
2008 673 673 0
2009 531 531 0
2010 441 441 0
2011 342 342 0
2012 319 319 0
2013 246 246 0
2014 250 250 0
2015 177 177 0
2016 79 79 0
2017 65 65 0

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Popularity of Kaitlin as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kaitlin

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  • How Popular is the name Kaitlin? Kaitlin is the 921st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kaitlin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 57,089 babies born with the first name Kaitlin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaitlin to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kaitlin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kaitlin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaitlin is Saturday, February 9th, 1957.
  • What year had the most people named Kaitlin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaitlin was in 1995 with a total of 3,602 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kaitlin!
  • Random Kaitlin Factoid: According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaitlin ranks 86th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 19 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1997.
  • Weird things about the name Kaitlin: Your name in reverse order is Niltiak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ilatnik. How do you pronounce that?

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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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