Caitlyn is No Longer a Popular Name After Caitlyn Jenner Came Out as Transgender

Every year the Social Security Administration releases the top 1000 baby names and also list baby names that increased or decreased in popularity. Surprisingly, all four versions of Caitlin dropped out of the top 1000.

A year after Caitlin Jenner announced her new name and gender, the popularity of the name Caitlin fell more than any other baby name. According to the Social Security Administration’s annual list of the most popular baby names, the four names out dropped off were all variations of Caitlin Jenner’s name including Caitlin, Caitlyn, Katelynn, and Kaitlynn.

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NEW YORK – NOV 9, 2015: Caitlyn Jenner attends the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year after party on November 9, 2015, in New York. (JStone /

Many people argue that the names quickly became controversial after the former reality star announced her new gender.

The Social Security Administration’s annual list also revealed Noah was a top baby name for boys for the fourth year in a row followed by Liam, William, Mason, and James.

In 2015, Bruce Jenner, an Olympic gold medalist, announced her status as a transgender woman.

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BEVERLY HILLS – FEB 28: Caitlyn Jenner at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 28, 2016, in Beverly Hills, California (Joe Seer /

This news comes after Caitlyn Jenner’s reality TV series I Am Cait was canceled after low ratings. Moreover, Jenner’s latest book, which was released last week, has seen for book sales. In fact, Jenner’s book is currently ranked 81 on Amazon’s bestseller list for biographies.

That said, Jenner said she is considering running for president. Last April, during an event at New York’s 92nd St. Y community center, Jenner discussed her political involvement and her Republican connections. Even though she endorsed Trump in the past, she claims her work with the transgender community was her focus. “My loyalties are not with Donald Trump. I will come after him and come after Republicans if they come after my community,” Jenner explained.

She added, “Or would I be better working from the inside. If that is the case… I would seriously look at a run. It just depends where I could be more effective.”