girl name Caitlin
 

Baby Girl Names - Caitlin


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The name Caitlin is of Irish origin, and is an alternate form of Katherine.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Caitlin has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Caitlin
Use of the Name Caitlin for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
97,943 97,943 97,163 34,737 14,609 4,329 2,027
The table below indicates the number of times the name Caitlin has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Caitlin first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1976, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Caitlin
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1976956133  
1977860170  
1978711222  
1979675255  
1980365646  
1981310782  
19822191,190  
19831531,881  
19841182,342  
1985773,587  
1986693,881  
1987634,985  
1988447,233  
1989497,030  
1990507,019  
1991556,378  
1992625,399  
1993665,417  
1994784,656  
1995824,377  
1996844,269  
1997873,855  
1998784,171  
1999933,456  
2000754,100  
2001893,451  
20021232,729  
20031422,302  
20041612,027  
Totals:  97,943 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Caitlin as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Caitlin appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 29 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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