Caitlin is a female name derived from the Greek name Aikaterine. The origin and meaning of this name is uncertain. Caitlin could derive from the earlier Greek name Hekaterine, which came from hekateros "each of the two". It could derive from the name of the goddess Hecate. It could also be related to Greek aikia "torture".
Variants of Caitlin include:
Famous people whose first name is Caitlin include:
- Caitlin Moran, British journalist and columnist
- Caitlin Cary, alternative country musician
- Caitlin O’Heaney, American actress
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