Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish girls name Caoilainn

How do you pronounce Irish name Caoilainn?

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What does the Irish name Caoilainn mean?

Caol ”slender” and fionn ”white, fair, pure.” Several saints were Caoilainn and one was described as “a pious lady who quickly won the esteem and affection of her sister nuns by her exactness to every duty, as also by her sweet temper, gentle, confiding disposition and unaffected piety”.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Caoilainn?

Girl | Female

Is Caoilainn a girls name?

Yes, Caoilainn is traditionally given to a girl.

How do you spell Caoilainn in Irish?

It is spelled “Caoilainn”.

How do you pronounce Irish name Caoilainn?

It is pronounced “kay + linn”

What is the English equivalent names of Caoilainn?

While similar, variations in English include Keelin (“kee + linn”) or Kalin (“kay + linn”).

Is Caoilainn a rare name?

Caoilainn, in the traditional spelling, is a very rare name in Ireland. In 2021, less than three babies were born as “Caoilainn”. Source: