Katelyn

First Name
131k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Katelyn

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

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  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Caitlin

Notable Persons Named Katelyn

Katelyn Tarver is a pop music, pop rock, and indie pop musician. Her career lasted from 2003 to 2003. Katelyn was given the name Katelyn Marie Tarver on November 2nd, 1989.

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Katelyn was born on April 12th, 1997.

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Katelyn Pippy is an actress for the Cornell Big Red women's ice hockey in the ECAC Hockey. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Katelyn was born on April 12th, 1993 in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Katelyn Rowland is a soccer player for the FC Kansas City, UCLA Bruins, and United States women's national under-20 soccer team. Katelyn was born on March 16th, 1994 in Vacaville, California, United States.

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Katelyn was born on October 23rd, 1988.

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Katelyn was born on November 8th, 1990 in Toronto.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1970 9 9 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 6 6 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 14 14 0
1977 21 21 0
1978 42 42 0
1979 63 63 0
1980 132 132 0
1981 153 153 0
1982 242 242 0
1983 424 424 0
1984 702 702 0
1985 1,418 1,418 0
1986 1,949 1,939 10
1987 2,229 2,218 11
1988 3,521 3,510 11 #84 girl name
1989 4,045 4,037 8 #76 girl name
1990 4,497 4,487 10 #75 girl name
1991 4,560 4,560 0 #75 girl name
1992 5,301 5,290 11 #65 girl name
1993 5,979 5,974 5 #54 girl name
1994 5,678 5,670 8 #58 girl name
1995 5,579 5,573 6 #59 girl name
1996 5,421 5,421 0 #64 girl name
1997 5,162 5,156 6 #63 girl name
1998 5,367 5,367 0 #58 girl name
1999 5,319 5,309 10 #55 girl name
2000 5,509 5,502 7 #54 girl name
2001 5,440 5,440 0 #52 girl name
2002 5,265 5,265 0 #53 girl name
2003 5,058 5,052 6 #58 girl name
2004 4,978 4,950 28 #59 girl name
2005 4,934 4,927 7 #59 girl name
2006 4,891 4,884 7 #61 girl name
2007 4,253 4,253 0 #75 girl name
2008 3,974 3,974 0 #80 girl name
2009 3,570 3,570 0 #90 girl name
2010 2,955 2,955 0
2011 2,847 2,842 5
2012 2,413 2,413 0
2013 2,152 2,147 5
2014 1,916 1,916 0
2015 1,382 1,382 0
2016 867 867 0
2017 760 760 0

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Popularity of Katelyn as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Katelyn

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  • How Popular is the name Katelyn? Katelyn is the 543rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Katelyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 131,026 babies born with the first name Katelyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Katelyn to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Katelyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Katelyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Katelyn is Saturday, October 31st, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Katelyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Katelyn was in 1993 with a total of 5,974 babies. That's a lot of babies named Katelyn!
  • Random Katelyn Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Katelyn ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 13 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Katelyn: Your name in reverse order is Nyletak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kalnety. 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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