Alternate spellings: Caitlin, Caitlyn, Katelyn, Katelynn, Kaitlin, Kaitlynn
Kaitlyn – Caitlyn is the traditional spelling, but that K is so much “kooler” – is an Irish form of the name Katherine, which means “pure.” Here’s another name that can be spelled in any way you choose to put Kate and Lynn together. Some of the more popular versions include Kaitlyn, Katelyn, Caitlyn, Caitlin, Katelynn, Kaitlin, and Kaitlynn. This name is adorable no matter how you spell it. Just don’t try to push that idea too far.
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