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Katelyn

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Meaning and origin
Katelyn is a Celtic girl name. The meaning of the name is `Pure Beauty `.


Where is it used?
The name Katelyn is mainly used in English.

It is an abbreviated form of
Katherine, used in English.


How do they say it elsewhere?
Caitlin (In Irish and in English)


See also
In Irish and in English: Kathleen
In English: Katelynn
In English: Katelin
In English: Kathlyn
In English: Katlyn
In English: Kaitlynn
In English: Kaitlyn
In English: Caitlyn
In English: Kaitlin
In Other languages: Caetlin


What Katelyn`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    Ppl sometimes like to call me Katie
    The worst thing about the name:
    A girl name Kaitlyn has the same name as me & I'M NOT A DEVIL LIKE HER
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    IF MY NAME WASN'T KATELYN IT WOULD BE MKALLA
    Extra information:
    P.S. I'M DUMB
  2. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    I LOVE IT CUASE NO ONE HAS THE SPELLING
    The worst thing about the name:
    I hate it because they'll say ka and not my real name
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    If my name wasn't katelyn someone's would die
    Extra information:
    BEST NAME EVER
  3. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    not that many people I know have this name
    The worst thing about the name:
    Lots of people spell it wrong
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    I really wouldn't know
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  4. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    its different
    The worst thing about the name:
    can be spelt wrong
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    no
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  5. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    I can have a lot of different nicknames and I like the way it sounds
    The worst thing about the name:
    No one can spell it right and it super common
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    I do not know
    Extra information:
  6. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    I like the way it sounds and that i can call myself Kat !
    The worst thing about the name:
    That it is a common name , i like unquie names.
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    i would probubly pic a very rare name.
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  7. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    I am from CZ so I am the only Katelyn:-)
    The worst thing about the name:
    No one can spell it right or prenounce it right
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    I would hate it
    Extra information:
    Everyone calls me Kayly
  8. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    there are so many katelyns in my town but I'm the only one with this spelling.
    The worst thing about the name:
    there are so many I never know which person they are talking to in class.
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    i wouldn't wanna have another name,it fits me.
    Extra information:
    everyone calls me Kate :)
  9. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    There are only 11 of us in Norway :D
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nobody can pronounce it correctly :(
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    I'd change it :P
    Extra information:
    I love my name
  10. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    Its your name not anyone elses that isnt you its your name and you should love it
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:

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  11. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    Its a pretty name
    The worst thing about the name:
    sometimes cant find my name on things
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    i would want to be a britney
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  12. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    its cool
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    i would change it
    Extra information:
    nope
  13. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    It gives me so much personality and it sounds great!
    The worst thing about the name:
    So many misspellings and wrong pronunciations
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    Then I don't know what I'd be!
    Extra information:
  14. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    There a lot of nicknames.
    The worst thing about the name:
    It's common.
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    I'd want to be just Kate(:
    Extra information:
  15. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    its good because everybody loves the name
    The worst thing about the name:
    there is no bad things
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    if got older i would chahge it to katelyn
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  16. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    its so cool
    The worst thing about the name:
    it sounds similar to k lyn so if u know someone whose name is lyn and someone says ok lyn u cud get confused
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    i wud want my name to be katie :D :P
    Extra information:
    soooo many nickname possibilties that its a ton of fun :D
  17. The best thing about the name Katelyn:
    It's a cute girls name and a beautiful adult name.
    The worst thing about the name:
    So many various spellings of the name.
    If my name wasn`t Katelyn....:
    Than I wouldn't be me.
    Extra information:
    I love the name and spelling of Katelyn. Not Irish at all.


More `Katelyn` links
Katelyn as abbreviation
Actors named Katelyn
Katelyn in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Katelyn

Katelyn appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 75. The name reached the top-100 18 times. 2001 was a `top year` for the name Katelyn. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #52. The last time Katelyn appeared among the most common names was in 1990. Our records go back to 1880

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200775
200661
200559
200459
200358
200253
200152
200054
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199858
199763
199664
199559
199458
199354
199266
199175
199075
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See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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katelyn
love it
katelyn
Katelyn is the best name ever just so you know :D
katelyn
i cant stand my name cuz so many ppl have it. ppl just call me snow. x_x
katelyn
i love my name alot
katelin
i do not like my name
Katelyn
I love my name! Nobody at my school has the same spelling!
Katelyn
I love my name
Lindy
AWWWWWWWWWWW I'm pregnemt with a girl
Britney
I'm pregnet with a little baby boy <3
Britney
I'm pregnet with a little baby boy <3


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