Katelyn name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Katelyn

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Nevada, U.S. says the name Katelyn means "Clean, pure, kind hearted".
  2. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Katelyn means "Beauty, pure".
  3. A user from Arizona, U.S. says the name Katelyn means "Pure and nice".
  4. A submission from Michigan, U.S. says the name Katelyn means "Clean,clear,and pure" and is of English origin.
  5. According to 17 people from all over the world, the name Katelyn is of English / Greek origin and means "Pure".
  6. A user from Utah, U.S. says the name Katelyn means "From what I've seen, Katelyn means Pure, I've looked it up, and all I saw was Pure".
  7. A submission from Canada says the name Katelyn means "Pure, and it originates from the name Kathleen which is Irish" and is of Irish origin.
  8. A user from Maryland, U.S. says the name Katelyn means "A beautiful gift from God that is highly favored and loved!".
  9. According to 2 people from Panama and the United States, the name Katelyn is of English origin and means "Gift of God".
  10. A user from California, U.S. says the name Katelyn means "Gift of god. An angel".
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  1. A female given name from Irish, variant of Caitlin

Notable Persons Named Katelyn

Notable Persons Named Katelyn

Katelyn Tarver

Katelyn Tarver is a pop music, pop rock, and indie pop musician. Her career lasted from 2003 to 2003. Katelyn was given the name Katelyn Marie Tarver on November 2nd, 1989.

Katelyn Ohashi

Katelyn was born on April 12th, 1997.

Katelyn Pippy

Katelyn Pippy is an actress for the Cornell Big Red women's ice hockey in the ECAC Hockey. Her ongoing career started in 2005. Katelyn was born on April 12th, 1993 in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, United States.

Katelyn Rowland

Katelyn Rowland is a soccer player for the FC Kansas City, UCLA Bruins, and United States women's national under-20 soccer team. Katelyn was born on March 16th, 1994 in Vacaville, California, United States.

Katelyn Falgowski

Katelyn was born on October 23rd, 1988.

Katelyn Good

Katelyn was born on November 8th, 1990 in Toronto.


Fun Facts about the name Katelyn

  • How Popular is the name Katelyn? Katelyn is the 547th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Katelyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 132,241 babies born with the first name Katelyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Katelyn to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Katelyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Katelyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Katelyn is Saturday, October 31st, 1896.
  • What year had the most people named Katelyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Katelyn was in 1993 with a total of 5,974 babies. That's a lot of babies named Katelyn!
  • Random Katelyn Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Katelyn ranks 52nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 286 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Katelyn: The name spelled backwards is Nyletak. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Kelanty. How do you pronounce that?
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