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See also: Caitlín


Alternative forms[edit]


Modern anglicized spelling and pronunciation of Irish Caitlín, a form of Catherine.

Proper noun[edit]

Caitlin (plural Caitlins)

  1. A female given name.
    • 1997, Bernard Alger Drew, The 100 Most Popular Young Adult Authors: Biographical Sketches and Biographies[1], page 327:
      Beautiful, charming, rich, clever Caitlin needs one thing: love.
    • 2003, Helena Pielichaty, After School Club[2], page 3:
      Caitlin is sixteen and a sixth former at The Magna and is under a lot of pressure with exams.
    • 2006, Suzanne Holland, The Integrity Conundrum, Carol Taylor, Roberto Dell'Oro (editors), Health And Human Flourishing: Religion, Medicine, And Moral Anthropology, page 114:
      Sixteen-year-old Caitlin — and all our nieces and sisters and friends — need to grow up in a culture that prizes difference, not conformity.

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