Catelyn is one of many versions and spellings of the name Caitlin, which has been pretty popular over the past few decades. It has fallen out of favor a bit lately though, but that just means that every other girl in your daughter's kindergarten class won't have the same name. Catelyn is versatile enough that it pairs well with both classic and trendy middle names. It also sounds great with both one and multi-syllable middle names.

Meaning of the name Catelyn:

Irish: Pure

Origin of the name Catelyn:

Catelyn is largely thought of as an Irish version of the French name Cateline. Cateline is a derivative of the Greek name Catherine, which means “pure.”

Symbolism of the name Catelyn:

Catelyn's association with purity and innocence may inspire new parents to choose this name for their baby. The name could also be symbolic of your Irish roots or passion for Irish culture, or it's a great way to honor a loved one name Kate or Lynn.

Style of the name Catelyn:

Trendy

Gender of the name Catelyn:

Catelyn is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Catelyn:

KATE-lin

Number of syllables in the name Catelyn:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Catelyn:

The baby name Catelyn evokes images of someone who is sassy and outgoing.

Alternative spellings for the name Catelyn:

Nicknames for the name Catelyn:

Popularity of the name Catelyn:

According to the Social Security Administration, Catelyn has never been a top 1,000 baby name for boys or girls in the United States.

Related names for the name Catelyn:

Great middle names for Catelyn and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Catelyn:

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Catelyns in popular culture:

  • Catelyn(character from the “A Song of Ice and Fire” book and TV series)