Kaitlin

Kaitlin - A very unique female name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kaitlin appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #2455. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kaitlin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kaitlin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kaitlin. The baby girl name Kaitlin was given to 252 baby girls in 2012, ranking #872 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,608 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kaitlin peaked in popularity 25 years ago in 1994 on position 93.



Famous with this name

Kaitlin Olson
Kaitlin Doubleday
Kaitlin Graves


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Kaitlin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kaitlin is currently topping the baby name charts in Maryland at position #503 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,254.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kaitlin is where you live.


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Kaitlin origin and meaning

Kaitlin is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kaitlin, pop culture references for the name Kaitlin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kaitlin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kaitlin, sorted by popularity.

Kathleen / Kaitlyn / Katelyn / Katelynn / Katlyn / Kaitlynn / Katelin / Katlin / Katlynn / Kaytlin /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012872
2011790
2010665
2009573
2008463
2007417
2006347
2005324
2004296
2003265
2002220
2001179
2000157
1999155
1998119
1997118
1996103
199594
199493
199398
1992112
199199
1990101
1989100
198898
1987141
1986183
1985208
1984343
1983427
1982693
1981754
19801048
19791634
19782514
19772455

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maryland503
Missouri558
Virginia571
Wisconsin590
Colorado603
New Jersey611
Alabama654
New York665
Ohio680
Oklahoma711
Pennsylvania744
South Carolina752
California772
North Carolina851
Minnesota859
Illinois885
Washington886
Texas1106
Georgia1211
Florida1254

Even more about Kaitlin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kaitlin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kaitlin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1994
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kaitlin
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,608
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +252

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