Origin:Irish
Popularity:7255
Meaning:Pure
Kaitlin is an alternative spelling of the name Caitlin, a girl’s name of Irish origin that means “pure.” This beautiful title is believed to be the Irish version of the French name Cateline, which comes from Catherine—an Ancient Greek name. For generations, Kaitlin has kept its meaning of “pure,” most likely because of its similarity to the Greek adjective katharos. Kaitlin is a beloved name worldwide and has a wide variety of spellings, including Katelyn, Katlyn, Katelynn, and Kaitlyn. Simple yet attractive, this two-syllable name is perfect for someone pure of heart, as baby will undoubtedly be!

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