Caitlin: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Caitlin

This is the Irish form of Katherine, a Greek name meaning "pure." Which is exactly how you'll try to keep your little Caitlin's diet until you realize she's REALLY into chicken nuggets and all dietary aspirations fly out the window.

Nicknames:

Cait, Caitie.

Famous people named Caitlin:

Writers Caitlin Davies and Caitlin Flanagan; journalist Caitlin Moran; actresses Caitlin Wachs, Caitlin Carmichael, Caitlin Fein, Caitlin McCarthy, and Caitlin Glass; singers Caitlin Cary, Caitlin Rose, and Caitlin Clarke.

Fun fact:

Of all baby names, this one may have the most possible alternative spellings: Caitlyn, Kaitlin, Kaitlyn, Catelyn, Catelynn, Kaitlynn, Caitlynne, et. al.

More Inspiration:

Álainn! Irish Baby Names, Terrific Two-Syllable Girl Names,