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Cailyn is a fresh name for a baby girl that means “pure.” Its Gaelic origins make it just unique enough without veering very far from classic names like Caitlyn or Kayla. Find out why Cailyn is a baby name that's made for little girls with a pure, untamed spirit!

Meaning of the name Cailyn:

Gaelic: Pure, girl

Origin of the name Cailyn:

Gaelic. Cailyn is a variant of Cailin that is of ancient Gaelic origins.

Symbolism of the name Cailyn:

Cailyn embodies purity. It is commonly given to little girls throughout Ireland and Scotland as a virtuous title. It can represent the purity of spirit, creativity, and unspoiled imagination of a young girl!

Style of the name Cailyn:


Gender of the name Cailyn:

Cailyn actually means “girl” in Gaelic.

Pronunciation of the name Cailyn:


Syllables in the name Cailyn:


Emotion evoked from the name Cailyn:

Cailyn calls to mind a girl who is wild and free in spirit!

Alternative spellings for the name Cailyn:

Cailin, Kaelyn, Kailyn, Kaylin, Kaylynn, Kaylyn, Kaylen, Kaelynn

Nicknames for the name Cailyn:

Cay, Lyn, Cail

Popularity of the name Cailyn:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Cailyn first appeared on the list of the top 1,000 names in 2006. It peaked at 723 in 2009.

Related names for the name Cailyn:


Great middle names for Cailyn and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Cailyn:

  • Cailyn Cox (American writer/journalist)
  • Cailyn Kemka (actress)

Cailyns in movies/pop culture:

  • CAILYN Cosmetics (popular beauty line)
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