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Caitlin Name Meaning and Origin

Caitlin Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Pure, clear, bright

Name Origin


Caitlin is a variant of the name Caitlín, which is the Irish form of Catherine. It means 'pure' or 'clear' in Gaelic. The name has a long history in Irish culture and is popular in English-speaking countries.

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Caitlin Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Caitlin is a smooth and easy name to pronounce with a pleasant flow of syllables.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Caitlin has a good rhythm with two clear syllables that are easy to pronounce.

Famous People Named Caitlin

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● Caitlin Jenner

Caitlin Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete. She is an advocate for transgender rights and has been a prominent figure in the LGBTQ+ community.

● Caitlin Moran

Caitlin Moran is a British journalist, author, and broadcaster known for her witty and outspoken writing on feminism, politics, and popular culture. She has won several awards for her work and is a well-respected voice in the media.

● Caitlin Stasey

Caitlin Stasey is an Australian actress and singer known for her roles in TV shows like 'Neighbours' and 'Reign'. She is also an outspoken activist for gender equality and body positivity.

Caitlin Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Caitlin

The name Caitlin does not have any strong negative associations or cultural symbols. It is a widely accepted and popular name with a positive and timeless meaning.

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