As a Katelyn, you are a deeply spiritual soul. You seek spiritual truths and to find your place in the larger scheme of things. You are intensely aware of the mysteries of the universe, and you use your sensitive and spiritual nature in order to make the world a better place.
Because you often find yourself deep in thought and contemplation, it is sometimes hard for others to understand you. That’s why you don’t really try to be understood unless you are with really good friends or close family. Your thoughts are private, and you often prefer to keep them that way. Sometimes, this leads to your feeling lonely an isolated, but in general you do prefer to be alone. If you do seek to express yourself to others, you tend to do so even better in writing than by speaking.
You find incredible inspiration and renewal in the beauty of nature, and this is where you are likely to go when you need to recharge your batteries. You also find self-expression and renewed energy in the beauties of art, poetry, literature, and music. You also enjoy and appreciate the talents of others in these areas as they take you to a higher spiritual plane and help you find the deeper truth and meaning in life.
The name Katelyn originated all the way back with the Greek name Aikaterine, which is believed to be relate to the Greek word katharos, meaning “pure.” This led to the Latin forms of Katherina and Katherine, which in turn led to the Old French form of Cateline. The Irish adapted Cateline to Caitlin, which was then adopted as well by the English. Katelyn is an American variant spelling of Caitlin.
In the United States, Katelyn is the second most popular spelling of all the sound-alike Caitlin variations, topped only by Kaitlyn. Katelyn came to popular use in the United States in 1981, and it was the first of the creative American spelling variations of the Irish Caitlin to arrive in the U.S.
Katelyn Ohashi is a wunderkind US gymnast, who in 2011 was the Junior National Champion in all-around, balance beam, floor exercise, and uneven bars. After becoming a senior elite gymnast, she won her first competition as well. Katelyn Tarver is a singer/songwriter and actress known for her roles on the “Secret Life of the American Teenager”, “No Ordinary Family”, and “Big Time Rush.”