Katelyn

Katelyn - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Katelyn, meaning pure, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #2393. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Katelyn and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Katelyn? 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 Katelyn. The baby girl name Katelyn was given to 2,388 baby girls in 2012, ranking #131 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 592 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Katelyn peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 52.



Famous with this name

Katelyn Nacon
Katelyn Brooke
Katelyn Kabel


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Katelyn is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Katelyn is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #48 - and is the least popular in New Mexico at position #272.

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 Katelyn is where you live.


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Katelyn origin and meaning

Katelyn is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means pure. To see famous people named Katelyn, pop culture references for the name Katelyn and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Katelyn

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

Kathleen / Kaitlyn / Kaitlin / 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
2012131
2011105
2010103
200990
200880
200775
200661
200559
200459
200358
200253
200152
200054
199955
199858
199763
199664
199559
199458
199354
199266
199175
199075
198976
198884
1987127
1986149
1985189
1984336
1983469
1982691
1981966
19801010
19791420
19782038
19772393

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah48
South Dakota59
Idaho59
Mississippi76
Alabama79
Tennessee96
Indiana98
Iowa98
Oklahoma103
South Carolina106
Kentucky110
Montana112
North Carolina113
Nebraska113
Maine116
California122
Pennsylvania122
Missouri125
Texas125
Kansas129
North Dakota131
Washington134
Colorado134
Georgia135
West Virginia136
Alaska141
Minnesota142
Hawaii144
Illinois145
Michigan145
Florida148
Oregon149
Arkansas152
Virginia156
Ohio159
Maryland160
New Jersey164
New York166
New Hampshire168
Wisconsin168
Louisiana169
Rhode Island171
Arizona173
Nevada178
Connecticut183
Delaware192
Massachusetts248
New Mexico272

Even more about Katelyn


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 Katelyn 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 Katelyn?

3 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
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Katelyn
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 592
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +2,388

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