The love a parent feels for baby is one of the purest feelings in the world. A name that symbolizes the clear and precious innocence of parental love is Caitlin, an Irish name for girls. It means "pure" and is the Gaelic form of Catherine. Caitlin has Greek roots, stemming from the word katharos, meaning “clear, clean, and pure.” The term catharsis evolved from the Greek and points to something that helps a person find relief from stress or strife. If you love the sound of Caitlin but are seeking a contemporary twist, you can spell it Kaitlyn with a K and a Y, for an updated feel!
Caitlin Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Caitlin is currently #1524 on The Bump
Girl:Caitlin is currently #688 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Caitlin is currently #3953 in U.S. births
Girl:Caitlin is currently #1415 in U.S. births
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