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Zeitlin (Yiddish: צייטלין‎) is a matronymic Jewish surname. It is derived from the female name Zeitl according to the rules of Slavic languages, with the possessive suffix '-in' and literally means "Zeitl's".

When transliterated from Yiddish to Russian to English, the surname may be spelled as follows. Male forms: Tseytlin, Tseitlin, Tsetlin, Tzeitlin. Female forms (usually only for Slavic nationals): Tseytlina, Tseitlina, Tsetlina, Tzeitlina.

When transliterated via Polish, the surname may be spelled as Cejtlin, Cajtlin, Zejtlin, Zajtlin.

The surname may refer to: