girl name Caitlyn
 

Baby Girl Names - Caitlyn


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The name Caitlyn is of Irish origin, and is a variation of Caitlin.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Caitlyn 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 Caitlyn
Use of the Name Caitlyn for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
37,950 37,950 37,950 24,298 11,698 4,069 2,001
The table below indicates the number of times the name Caitlyn has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Caitlyn first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1983, 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 Caitlyn
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1983944157  
1984757213  
1985534371  
1986410535  
1987387597  
19882211,171  
19892211,232  
19901831,584  
19911841,609  
19921561,968  
19931532,043  
19941502,172  
19951382,302  
19961382,329  
19971332,364  
19981152,932  
19991242,673  
20001182,832  
20011322,535  
20021472,262  
20031602,068  
20041642,001  
Totals:  37,950 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Caitlyn as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Caitlyn appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 22 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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