Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Pure
Main Origin Language: Irish
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In 2017 the name Caitlin...

• was given to 159 baby girls
• was the 1,421st most popular name for baby girls
• was 89% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Massachusetts, Maryland, and New Jersey
• was about as popular as Aanya and Kaycee
Babies Named Caitlin Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Caitlin...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1988
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 12716% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 88% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Alysha, Tiera, Caitlan, Kyle, Johnathon, Cyle
• has the most opposite popularity history to Carmella, Carma, Carmela, Hiram, Gus, Leander
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Caitlin Per State
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Geographically the name Caitlin...

• 66% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Emmanuella, Jasmin, Prisha, Siddharth, Aayan, Derick
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Brooklyn, Paisley, Addison, Eli, Dawson, Easton
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Caitlin by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Caitlin are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Caitlin will be the only kid named Caitlin in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Caitlin compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Caitlin rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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