Boy Names Start With C

Name Origin meaning Popularname
CABALArthurian horse king Arthurs dog. -----
CADORArthurian father of Constantine. -----
CADWALADRArthurian battle lord. -----
CADWALLONArthurian a great and successful warrior king of the Western Britons. -----
CADWRArthurian battle knight soldier warrior.-----
CAEDMONAnglo Saxon horn of battle a warrior. -----
CAENAAnglo Saxon brave fierce keen warlike.-----
CAERLEONArthurian City of Legions. -----
CAIArthurian rejoicing a knight of the Round Table. -----
CALIBURNArthurian a sword of king Arthurs. -----
CALOGRENANTArthurian Kay the grumpy a knight of the Round Table. -----
CAMLANNArthurian site of Arthurs last battle crooked enclosure. -----
CANUTEAnglo Saxon knot. -----
CARACTACUSArthurian a son of Bran king commander. -----
CARADAWCArthurian a son of Bran beloved. -----
CARADAWGArthurian a son of Bran beloved. -----
CARADOCArthurian a son of Bran beloved. -----
CARADWGArthurian a son of Bran beloved. -----
CARLISLEArthurian city of the wall tower where Guineveres affair was exposed. -----
CARNWENNANArthurian Arthurs dagger. -----
CATH PALUGArthurian Palugs Cat a monster cat. -----
CAVALLArthurian horse king Arthurs dog. -----
CAWRArthurian giant hero strong man.-----
CAWR MADOGArthurian giant warrior. -----
CEADDAAnglo Saxon warrior. -----
CEADDEAnglo Saxon warrior. -----
CEDRICAnglo Saxon renowned leader or war leader. -----
CELESTINEAfrican heavenly. -----
CENAAnglo Saxon brave keen.-----
CENERICAnglo Saxon fierce ruler. -----
CENHELMAnglo Saxon fierce helmet. -----
CENREDAnglo Saxon able council. -----
CENRICAnglo Saxon fierce ruler. -----
CEOLSIGEAnglo Saxon victory ship. -----
CERDICAnglo Saxon renowned leader or war leader. -----
CETSHWAYOAfrican the slandered one. -----
CHADAnglo Saxon warrior. -----
CHAKIDEAfrican a mongoose or weasel. -----
CHAMAAramaic black burned hot warm.-----
CHANINAramaic compassionate. -----
CHANINAAramaic compassionate. -----
CHANINAIAramaic compassionate. -----
CHAPALUArthurian a monster fish cat. -----
CHIBUEZEAfrican God is the king. -----
CHIBUZOAfrican God leads. -----
CHIDIAfrican God lives. -----
CHIDIEBEREAfrican God is gentle. -----
CHIDUBEMAfrican may God lead me. -----
CHIENGAfrican God of day God of the sun. -----
CHIGARUAfrican like a large dog. -----
CHIKAAfrican God is the greatest. -----
CHILONGOLAAfrican a guide first born son. -----
CHIMAAfrican God knows. -----
CHIMOLAAfrican breaker of things. -----
CHINAZAAfrican God answers my prayer. -----
CHINEDUAfrican God is my leader. -----
CHINENAAramaic compassionate. -----
CHINWEAfrican God owns me. -----
CHINWENDUAfrican God owns life. -----
CHIPOAfrican gift. -----
CHIRATIDZOAfrican a sign. -----
CHITEMOAfrican axe. -----
CHIZOBAAfrican may God save. -----
CHUKWUEMEKAAfrican the great God succeeds. -----
CHUNYAAramaic comfort. -----
CIARAAssyrian a king of Karsibutai. -----
CINNELADANUSAssyrian Esarhaddon. -----
CITAkkadian the sun god of the Cassites. -----
CLAMEDEUSArthurian the name of a king. -----
CLARENTArthurian Arthurs second best sword. -----
CLARIONArthurian the name of a rebel king. -----
CLAUDASArthurian lame a defiant king.-----
CNUDAnglo Saxon knot. -----
CODAR EL AHMARArabic a wicked man of Thamud. -----
COLGREVANCEArthurian a knight of the Round Table. -----
ConosconcolerosAssyrian Kunusskunkilasshur. -----
CONSTANTINEArthurian constant Arthurs choice to succeed him as king of England. -----
CUDJOAfrican Monday born. -----
CULHWCHArthurian lean pig Arthurs cousin.-----
CUNOBELINUSArthurian Lord of Belinus or war lord.-----
CUSTENNINArthurian a herdsman. -----
CUTHBEORHTAnglo Saxon war bright or noted brightness.-----
CUTHBERTAnglo Saxon war bright or noted brightness.-----
CYMBELINEArthurian Lord of Belinus or war lord.-----
CYNEBEALDAnglo Saxon remarkably brave. -----
CYNEFRIDAnglo Saxon noble peace. -----
CYNEFRITHAnglo Saxon noble peace. -----
CYNERICAnglo Saxon mighty ruler or wealthy ruler.-----
CYNEWARDAnglo Saxon royal guard. -----
CYNEWEARDAnglo Saxon royal guard. -----
CYNFARCHArthurian dog horse. -----
CYNYRArthurian the first father of sir Cai. -----
CAGAGILGATIBabylonianthe Pole star as a god.-----
CHINZIRUSBabylonianKinziru.-----
CHOSMASBELUSBabylonianShamash Bel.-----
CITBabylonianthe sun god of the Cassites.-----
CADMANCeltichorn of battle a warrior.-----
CADRCelticbattle man combative.-----
CAMULOGENOSCelticof the race of Mars.-----
CAMULUSCelticMars the divinity.-----
CANTORIXCelticchief or king of a district or division.-----
CARACTACUSCelticking commander.-----
CARVILIUSCeltichereditary chief or ruler.-----
CARVILLIUSCeltichereditary chief or ruler.-----
CASSIVELLAUNOSCelticking of the Cassi.-----
CATUMANUSCeltichorn of battle a warrior.-----
CERNUNNOSCelticthe horned.-----
CISIAMBOSCeltichigh judge.-----
COCIDIUSCeltican epithet of the war god Mars.-----
CONTUTOSCelticchief leader.-----
CORANCelticlittle hill or little nose.-----
COSCelticelder priest.-----
CUNOCelticchief lord or king.-----
CUNOBELINECelticLord of Belinus war lord.-----
CUNOBELINUSCelticLord of Belinus war lord.-----
CYMBELINECelticLord of Belinus war lord.-----
CUNOTIGERNOSCeltichead chief.-----
CYNGETORIXCelticchief commander and king.-----
CHAMORRAChamoru/Chamorroman of the Chamorro people.-----
CHANGCHANGChineseflourishing.-----
CHANGYINGChineseflourishing and lustrous.-----
CHENChinesethe morning.-----
CHENGUANGChinesemorning glory.-----
CHUNHUAChinesespring flowers.-----
CHUNTAOChinesespring peach.-----
CUIFENChineseemerald fragrance.-----
COLANCornishdove.-----
CORINCornishhorned.-----
CORINEUSCornishhorned.-----
CTIBORCzechhonor battle or honorable warrior.-----
CHRISTERDanishChristian follower of Christ.-----
CHRISTIANDanishChristian follower of Christ.-----
CHRISTIERNDanishChristian follower of Christ.-----
CHRISTOFFERDanishChrist bearer.-----
CAROLUSDutchmanly.-----
CASPARDutchtreasure master or jasper.-----
CEESDutchkingly powerful or horn of the sun.-----
CHARIOVALDADutchwarrior power or army wielder.-----
CHRISTIAANDutchChristian i.e. follower of Christ.-----
CHRISTOPHORUSDutchChrist bearer.-----
COBUSDutchsupplanter.-----
CONRADDutchable council.-----
CONSTANTIJNDutchconstant.-----
COOSDutchsupplanter.-----
CORNELISDutchkingly powerful or horn of the sun.-----
CORNELIUSDutchkingly powerful or horn of the sun.-----
CORTDutchable council.-----
CSARIONEgyptianthe son of Cleopatra VI. and Julius Csar.-----
CANOPUSEgyptiangolden earth.-----
CECHOUSEgyptianKakau.-----
CHABRIASEgyptianan Egyptian admiral under Nekhtarhebi.-----
CHAFKEMEgyptianthe son of an early king.-----
CHAIRESEgyptiansixth king of the IInd Thinite dynasty.-----
CHEFRENEgyptianbuilder of the second pyramid.-----
CHEMMISEgyptianKhufu.-----
CHEM TAT EFEgyptianthe son of an early Egyptian king.-----
CHENERESEgyptiana king of the IInd Thinite dynasty.-----
CHEOPSEgyptianKhufu first king of IVth dynasty.-----
CHERESEgyptianAres a lion god of war.-----
CHNOUBISEgyptianthe divine energetic spirit.-----
CHONSEgyptianthe moon.-----
CHUFUEgyptianKhufu.-----
CYNOCEPHALUSEgyptiandog headed.-----
CADEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use originally a byname for someone or something round and lumpy.-----
CADENEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from McCadden an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cadain son of Cadan, hence little battle.-----
CADENCEEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the vocabulary word from Latin cadens to fall, hence flow of rhythm.-----
CADOGANEnglishAnglicized form of Welsh Cadwgawn meaning battle glory.-----
CAINEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Qayin acquired possessed and Greek Kain maker fabricator i.e. smith . In the bible this is the name of Adam and Eve s first son who killed his brother Abel.-----
CAINANEnglish1 Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeynan meaning possession. In the bible this is the name of a son of Enosh.-----
CAIROEnglishAmerican English name derived from the name of the Egyptian city of Cairo from Arabic al Qahira meaning victorious.-----
CALEnglishShort form of English Calvin little bald one, and other names beginning with Cal .-----
CALDEREnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use probably from the place name Calder in Cumbria composed of the Welsh elements caled hard violent, and dwfr stream, water, hence violent water.-----
CALEEnglishShort form of English Caleb meaning dog or rabid.-----
CALEBEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Kaleb meaning dog or rabid. In the bible this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into Israel by Moses.-----
CALVERTEnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use derived from Middle English calfhirde meaning calf herder.-----
CALVINEnglishEnglish name derived from Latin Calvinus meaning little bald one.-----
CAMEnglishShort form of Scottish unisex Cameron crooked nose and other names beginning with Cam .-----
CAMDENEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements camp enclosure and denu valley, hence enclosed valley.-----
CAMERONEnglishScottish surname transferred to unisex forename use from the name of the great Highland clans whose ancestor had an ungraceful proboscis composed of the Gaelic elements cam bent, crooked and sron nose, hence crooked nose.-----
CAMPEnglishEnglish short form of Scottish Campbell meaning crooked mouth.-----
CAMPIONEnglishNorman French surname transferred to English forename use derived from the word campion which was originally a status name for a professional champion.-----
CAMRONEnglishEnglish masculine variant spelling of Scottish Cameron meaning crooked nose.-----
CANANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Chanan meaning compassionate, merciful. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin.-----
CARBREYEnglishAnglicized form of Gaelic Cairbre meaning charioteer. In Irish and Scottish use.-----
CARBRYEnglishVariant spelling of English Carbrey meaning charioteer.-----
CAREYEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Cary meaning dark one.-----
CARIEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Cary meaning dark one.-----
CARLEnglishOlder spelling of German Karl meaning man.-----
CARLISLEEnglishFrom the name of a city in northwest England where the Romans settled and named Lugovalio place of Lugovalos. Lugovalio was later shortened to Leol and prefixed with the British word caer fortress, rendering the name Carleol fortress of Lugovalos, from which Carlyle was derived. In Arthurian legend this was the name of the place where Guinevere s affair with Sir Lancelot was exposed and where she was sentenced to death.-----
CARLTONEnglishVariant spelling of English Charlton meaning settlement of the free peasants.-----
CARLYLEEnglishVariant spelling of English Carlisle meaning fortress of Luguvalos.-----
CARMIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Karmiy meaning a vinedresser or my vineyard. In the bible this is the name of a Judaite father of Achan and the name of the fourth son of Reuben.-----
CARRANEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ciaran meaning little black one.-----
CARROLEnglishVariant spelling of English Carroll meaning hacker.-----
CARROLLEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Cearbhall meaning hacker.-----
CARTEREnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use meaning carter, someone who uses a cart.-----
CARVEREnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use meaning carver of wood or stone.-----
CARYEnglishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ciardha descendant of Ciardha, hence dark one.-----
CASEYEnglishAmerican English name bestowed in honor of the folk hero Casey Jones who got this byname from his place of birth Cayce Kentucky which came from the Irish surname Cayce an Anglicized form of Gaelic i Cathasaigh descendant of Cathasach,hence vigilant, wakeful. Compare with feminine Casey.-----
CASIMIREnglishEnglish form of Latin Casimiria meaning commands peace.-----
CASPEREnglishEnglish form of Spanish Gaspar meaning treasure bearer. Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi wise men from the east who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible Casper is one of them the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Also spelled Jasper and Kasper.-----
CASSIDYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Caiside descendant of Caiside, hence curly headed .-----
CATIGERNEnglishEnglish name derived from Latin Catigernus meaning battle lord. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a son of Vortigern.-----
CECILEnglishAnglicized form of Welsh Seissylt meaning sixth.-----
CEDRICEnglishEnglish name coined by Sir Walter Scott for a character in his novel Ivanhoe thought to possibly be a variant spelling of Anglo Saxon Cerdic meaning war chief.-----
CENRICEnglishMiddle English form of Anglo Saxon Ceneric meaning keen power.-----
CHADEnglishModern English form of Anglo Saxon Ceadda possibly meaning battle.-----
CHADWICKEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning Ceadda s dairy farm.-----
CHANCEEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the vocabulary word meaning chance.-----
CHANDLEREnglishOld French occupational surname transferred to English forename use meaning candle merchant.-----
CHARLESEnglishEnglish and French form of German Karl meaning man.-----
CHARLEYEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Charlie meaning man.-----
CHARLIEEnglishUnisex pet form of English Charles and Charlene meaning man.-----
CHARLTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the name of many places named from Old English ceorlatun meaning settlement of the free peasants.-----
CHASEnglishPet form of English Charles meaning man.-----
CHASEEnglishMiddle English surname of Norman French origin transferred to forename use meaning hunter.-----
CHAUNCEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a variant of the Norman French surname Chancey originally a baronial habitational name Chance meaning good fortune.-----
CHAUNCYEnglishVariant spelling of English Chauncey meaning good fortune.-----
CHAZEnglishPet form of English Charles meaning man.-----
CHENANIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Kenanyah meaning Jehovah establishes or whom Jehovah defends. In the bible this is the name of a Levite who was the chief of the Temple singers who conducted the music when the Ark of the Covenant was moved from the house of Obed edom to Jerusalem.-----
CHEROKEEEnglishUnisex name derived from the English pronunciation of Tsa la gi a name that the Native American Cherokee people used to refer to themselves meaning principal people.-----
CHESEDEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Kesed meaning increase. In the bible this is the name of the 4th son of Nahor.-----
CHESTEREnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use derived from the city name Chester from an Old English form of Latin castra meaning legionary camp.-----
CHETEnglishPet form of English Chester meaning soldier s camp.-----
CHEYANNEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Cheyenne meaning little ahiya or little red talker.-----
CHEYENNEEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the name of the Native American people from Dakota Sioux ahiyena meaning little ahiya or little red talker.-----
CHIPEnglishPet form of English Charles man and Christopher Christ bearer.-----
CHRISEnglishEnglish unisex short form of longer names beginning with Chris .-----
CHRISTIANEnglishEnglish name derived from Latin Christianus meaning believer or follower of Christ.In the bible this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.-----
CHRISTMASEnglishEnglish name derived from the name of the holiday from Old English Cristes msse meaning Christ festival.-----
CHRISTOPHEREnglishEnglish form of Latin Christophorus meaning Christ bearer.-----
CHUCKEnglishPet form of English Charles meaning man.-----
CHUCKIEEnglishPet form of English Charles meaning man.-----
CLANCEYEnglishVariant spelling of English Clancy meaning red warrior.-----
CLANCYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhlannchaidh son of Flannchadh, hence red warrior.-----
CLAREShortEnglishform of English Clarence meaning illustrious. Compare with feminine Clare.-----
CLARENCEEnglishEnglish name derived from the Latin title Dux Clarentiae Duke Illustrious first borne by a son of Edward III who was married to the heiress of Clare in Suffolk hence illustrious.-----
CLARKEnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use meaning clerk secretary.-----
CLARKEEnglishVariant spelling of English Clark meaning clerk, secretary.-----
CLAUDEnglishEnglish form of French Claude meaning lame.-----
CLAYEnglishShort form of English Clayton meaning clay settlement.-----
CLAYTONEnglishEnglish habitational surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements clig clay and tun enclosure, settlement, hence clay settlement.-----
CLEMEnglishEnglish short form of Latin Clement meaning gentle and merciful.-----
CLEMENTEnglishShort form of Latin Clementius meaning gentle and merciful. meaning gentle and merciful. In the bible this is the name of a companion of Paul.-----
CLEMENTSEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from Latin Clemens or Clement meaning gentle and merciful.-----
CLEMMIEEnglishPet form of English Clem meaning gentle and merciful.-----
CLETISEnglishVariant spelling of Latin Cletus meaning famous renowned. -----
CLETUSEnglishLatin form of Greek Kleitos meaning famous renowned. -----
CLEVEEnglishShort form of English Cleveland meaning sloped land.-----
CLEVELANDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements clif cliff, bank, slope, and land land, hence sloped land.-----
CLIFFEnglishOriginally a short form of English Clifford cliff river crossing this name became an independent name meaning simply cliff.-----
CLIFFORDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements clif cliff, bank, slope and ford ford, hence cliff river crossing.-----
CLIFTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements clif cliff, bank, slope and tun enclosure, settlement, hence cliff settlement.-----
CLINTEnglishShort form of English Clinton meaning settlement near the headland.-----
CLINTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning settlement near the headland.-----
CLIVEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the name of various places derived from Old English clif meaning bank, cliff, slope.-----
CLYDEEnglishEnglish name derived from the name of the Scottish river Cledwyn of uncertain origin but probably having a similar etymology to Irish Clodagh meaning muddy.-----
CODIEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Cody meaning helper.-----
CODYEnglishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from a variant spelling of the surname Cuddihy also spelled Cuddy an Anglicized form of Gaelic Cuidighthigh descendant of Cuidightheach, hence helper.-----
COLBERTEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the French form of German Kolbert a variant of Kolber an occupational name for a maker of wooden clubs and later an armor maker, from Middle High German kolbe meaning cudgel, club.-----
COLBYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old Norse elements kolr black, coal and byr settlement, hence coal settlement.-----
COLEEnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use derived from Old English Cola meaning black, coal. This name is also sometimes used as a pet form of Nicholas meaning victor of the people.-----
COLEMANEnglishMiddle English contracted form of Latin Columbanus meaning dove.-----
COLINEnglish1 Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Cailean meaning whelp young pup.-----
COLLINEnglishVariant spelling of English Colin meaning whelp young pup.-----
COLMShortEnglishform of English Malcolm meaning devotee of St. Columb.Compare with another form of Colm.-----
COLMANEnglishEnglish form of Irish Colman meaning dove.-----
COLTEnglishEnglish name derived from the vocabulary word colt from Old English colt which originally meant young ass or young camel.-----
COLTENEnglishVariant spelling of English Colton meaning Cola s settlement.-----
COLTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a place name composed of the Old English personal name Cola and the word tun enclosure, settlement, hence Cola s settlement.-----
CONANEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Conan meaning little hound.-----
CONFUCIUSEnglishAnglicized form of Chinese Kong Fu Zi. Kong is the surname meaning hole or opening. Fu is the generation name meaning husband, master, man, and Zi is the given name meaning son.-----
CONLEYEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Conlaed meaning purifying fire.-----
CONNELLEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Conall meaning hound of valor.-----
CONNEREnglishVariant spelling of English Connor meaning hound lover.-----
CONNOREnglishAnglicized form of Irish Conchobhar meaning hound lover.-----
CONOREnglishVariant spelling of English Connor meaning hound lover.-----
CONRADVariantEnglishspelling of German Konrad meaning bold counsel. In use by the English.-----
CONSTANTINEAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Conn having several possible meanings including chief, freeman, head, hound, intelligence, strength. In Arthurian legend this is the name of the successor to King Arthur. He was the son of Cador of Cornwall who fought in the Battle of Camlann and was one of the few survivors. Just before Arthur was taken to Avalon Cador passed the crown onto his son Constantine. Compare with another form of Constantine.-----
CONWAYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use an Anglicized form of Gaelic Conbhuide descendant of Cu Bhuidhe, hence yellow hound.-----
COOPEREnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use from Dutch kuper from kup tub container, which in English became coop. A cooper was a maker and/or fixer of vessels such as buckets and barrels.-----
CORBINEnglishFrom an Old French and Middle English byname composed of the word corb crow, raven, and a diminutive suffix hence little crow or little raven.-----
CORDELLEnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use from a diminutive form of Old French corde rope, hence little roper. The occupation consisted of making strings cords ropes etc.-----
COREYEnglishEnglish name possibly of Irish Gaelic origin from a place name meaning deep hollow, ravine.-----
CORIEnglishVariant spelling of English Corey possibly meaning deep hollow, ravine.-----
CORIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Corey possibly meaning deep hollow, ravine.-----
CORNELIUSAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Conn having several possible meanings including chief, freeman, head, hound, intelligence, strength. Compare with another form of Cornelius.-----
CORTNEYEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Courtney meaning short nose.-----
CORYEnglishVariant spelling of English Corey possibly meaning deep hollow, ravine.-----
COTYEnglishVariant spelling of English Cody meaning helper.-----
COURTNEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from the French baronial name Courtenay from the byname court nez meaning short nose.-----
COWALEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Comhghall meaning joint pledge.-----
CRAWFORDEnglishEnglish byname for someone with splayed feet transferred to surname then to forename composed of the Old English elements crawe crow and fot foot, hence crow foot.-----
CRISPIANEnglishVariant spelling of English Crispin meaning curly headed .-----
CRISPINEnglishEnglish name derived from Latin Crispinus meaning curly headed .-----
CROFTONEnglishEnglish habitational surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements croft paddock, vegetable garden, and tun enclosure, settlement, hence garden settlement.-----
CULLENEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use an Anglicized form of Gaelic Coileain descendant of Coilean, hence whelp, young pup.-----
CURTEnglishShort form of English Curtis meaning courteous.-----
CURTISEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a byname for a courteous person from Old French curteis. The name later became associated with Middle English curt short and hose leggings, taking on the meaning short leggings.-----
CUSHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Kuwsh meaning black, i.e. Ethiopian. In the bible this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a Benjamite and the son of Ham and grandson of Noah.-----
CUTHBERTEnglishModern English form of Anglo Saxon Cuthbeorht meaning bright fame.-----
CYEnglishEnglish short form of Latin Cyrus meaning like the sun.-----
CYMBELINEEnglishAnglicized form of Celtic Cunobelinus meaning hound of Belenus.-----
CYRILEnglishEnglish masculine form of French unisex Cyrille meaning lord.-----
CYRUSLatinEnglishform of Greek Kyros meaning like the sun. In the bible this is the name of the king of Persia Cyrus the Great conqueror of Babylon who freed the captive Jews.-----
CANFrenchFrench form of Hebrew Qayin acquired possessed and Greek Kain maker fabricator i.e. smith .-----
CAMILLEFrenchFrench unisex form of Roman Latin Camilla possibly meaning attendant for a temple .-----
CAMPIONFrenchNorman French surname transferred to English forename use derived from the word campion which was originally a status name for a professional champion.-----
CELESTINFrenchFrench form of Latin Clestinus meaning heavenly.-----
CERFFrenchFrom the French byname cerf hart hart from proto Germanic *kherut from PIE base *ker horn referring to the animal s presumed lustful nature.-----
CESAIREFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Csar meaning severed.-----
CESARFrenchFrench and Spanish form of Roman Latin Csar meaning severed.-----
CHANDLERFrenchOld French occupational surname transferred to English forename use meaning candle merchant.-----
CHARLEMAGNEFrenchDerived from French Charles le Magne meaning Charles the Great.-----
CHARLESFrenchEnglish and French form of German Karl meaning man.-----
CHARLOTFrenchPet form of French Charles meaning man.-----
CHRESTIENFrenchOld French form of Latin Christianus meaning believer or follower of Christ.-----
CHRETIENFrenchLater form of Old French Chrestien meaning believer or follower of Christ.-----
CHRISTOPHEFrenchFrench form of Latin Christophorus meaning Christ bearer.-----
CLAUDEFrenchFrench form of Latin Claudius meaning lame.-----
CLEMENTFrenchFrench form of Latin Clement meaning gentle and merciful.-----
CLOTAIREFrenchFrench form of Latin Chlotharius meaning loud warrior.-----
CLOVISFrenchFrench form of German Hlodovic meaning famous warrior.-----
COLOMBAINFrenchFrench form of Latin Columbanus meaning dove.-----
COLOMBEFrenchFrench unisex form of Latin Columba meaning dove.-----
CMEFrenchFrench form of Latin Cosmo meaning order, beauty.-----
CONSTANTINFrenchFrench and Romanian form of Latin Constantinus meaning steadfast.-----
CORBINFrenchFrom an Old French and Middle English byname composed of the word corb crow, raven, and a diminutive suffix hence little crow or little raven.-----
CORINFrenchFrenchform of Roman Latin Quirinus meaning men together. Compare with another form of Corin.-----
CORNEILLEFrenchFrench form of Latin Cornelius meaning of a horn.-----
COSMEFrenchFrench form of Latin Cosmo meaning order, beauty.-----
CUPIDONFrenchFrench form of Latin Cupido meaning desire.-----
CYPRIENFrenchFrench form of Latin Cyprianus meaning from Cyprus.-----
CYRILLEFrenchFrench unisex form of Greek Kyrillos meaning lord.-----
CAINNEACHMisc. GaelicVariant spelling of Gaelic Cainnech meaning comely finely made.-----
CAINNECHMisc. GaelicGaelic byname meaning comely finely made. Kenneth is an Anglicized form.-----
CAISIDEMisc. GaelicGaelic byname derived from the word cas meaning curly headed. Cassidy is the Anglicized form.-----
CAOINDEALBHANMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name composed of caoin comely, fair, dealbh form, and a diminutive suffix hence little fair formed one.-----
CAOLANMisc. GaelicGaelic name composed of the word caol narrow and a diminutive suffix hence little slender one.-----
CAOLLADHEMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name derived from the element caol meaning slender.-----
CAOMHMisc. GaelicGaelic name derived from the word caomh meaning beloved, comely.-----
CATHARNACHMisc. GaelicGaelic byname meaning soldier, warlike.-----
CATHASACHMisc. GaelicGaelic byname meaning vigilant, wakeful.-----
CEALLAIRMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic occupational name transferred to forename use derived from the word cealloir meaning superior of a church cell.-----
CEARNAIGHMisc. GaelicGaelic name derived from the word cearnach meaning victor, winner.-----
CIANMisc. GaelicIrish Gaelic name meaning ancient, distant. In mythology this is the name of the son in law of Brian Boru.-----
CIARMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name derived from the word ciar meaning black.-----
CIARANMisc. GaelicIrish name composed of Gaelic ciar black and a diminutive suffix hence little black one.-----
CIARDHAMisc. GaelicGaelic name derived from the word ciar meaning black, dark.-----
COININMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic byname composed of the word cano wolf and a diminutive suffix hence little wolf.-----
COINNEACHMisc. GaelicVariant form of Gaelic Cainneach meaning comely finely made.-----
CONANMisc. GaelicIrish Gaelic name which was originally a byname derived from a diminutive form of cu hound, hence little hound.-----
CONRIMisc. GaelicGaelic name composed of the elements conn chief, head, hound and ri king, hence chief king or hound king.-----
CUIDIGHTHEACHMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name meaning helper.-----
CARLGermanOlder spelling of German Karl meaning man.-----
CARLOMANGermanGerman name composed of the personal name Carl man, and the word mann man, hence Carl the man or man of man. This name was borne by many royal historical figures including a son of Charlemagne and a king of the West Franks.-----
CARSTENGermanGerman form of Latin Christianus meaning believer or follower of Christ.-----
CHLOTHARGermanGermanic name composed of the elements hlut loud and hari/heri army, warrior hence loud warrior.-----
CHRISTOPHGermanGerman form of Latin Christophorus meaning Christ bearer.-----
CLAUSGermanShort form of German Niclaus meaning victor of the people.-----
CONRADVariantGermanspelling of German Konrad meaning bold counsel. In use by the English.-----
ContractedGermanform of Old High German Hrodwulf meaning famous wolf. This name came into Middle English use via the Normans.-----
CHILDEFONSUSGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicbattle eager.-----
CHINDASVINTHGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicdawning glory.-----
CHINDASWINTHAGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicdawning glory.-----
CHARALAMPOSGreek Greek name composed of the elements chara happiness and lampo shining, hence shining happiness.-----
CHARITONGreek Greek name meaning grace, kindness.-----
CHRISTIANOSGreek Greek name meaning believer or follower of Christ.In the bible this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.-----
CHRISTOPHOROSGreek Greek name composed of the name Christos Christ and the word phero to bear, hence Christ bearer.-----
CHRISTOSGreek Greek name meaning anointed. In the bible this is a name applied to Jesus the Messiah and son of God.-----
CHRYSANTHOSGreek Greek name composed of the elements chrysos gold and anthemon a flower, hence golden flower.-----
CRONOSGreekVariant spelling of Greek Kronos meaning time.-----
CANCHERIYBHebrew/Jewish Hebrew form of Akkadian Sinahheeriba meaning Sin moon god has taken the place of brothers to me. In the bible this is the name of a king of Assyria son of Sargon II.-----
CARNIHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Karni meaning my horn, a symbol of strength.-----
CELAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning a rock. In the Old Testament bible this is the name of the capital city of Edom possibly an early name for Petra.-----
CHABAQQUWQHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning embrace. In the bible this is the name of a prophet.-----
CHADADHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning mighty or sharpness. In the bible this is the name of one of the twelve sons of Ishmael. Also spelled Hadad.-----
CHADARHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Hadar meaning honor. In the bible this is the name of an Edomite king.-----
CHAGAIHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chaggay meaning festive.-----
CHAGGAIHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chaggay meaning festive.-----
CHAGGAYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning festive. In the Old Testament bible this is the name of one of the minor prophets. Haggai is the Anglicized form.-----
CHAGGIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning festive. In the bible this is the name of a son of Gad.Haggi is the Anglicized form.-----
CHAGIHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chaggiy meaning festive.-----
CHAIMHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chayim meaning life.-----
CHAKLAIHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning farmer.-----
CHAMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning blackness or heat. In the bible this is the name of Noah s second son. The Anglicized form is Ham.-----
CHAMMUW ELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning heat of God. In the bible this is the name of a man of Simeon. Also spelled Chamuel. Hamuel is the Anglicized form.-----
CHAMRANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning the people is exalted or their slime. In the bible this is the name of a son of a descendant of Esau.Amran is the Anglicized form.-----
CHAMUELHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chammuw el meaning heat of God. Also according to pseudo Dionysius this is the name of an archangel.-----
CHANANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning compassionate, merciful. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin. Canan and Hanan are Anglicized forms.-----
CHANANIHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chananiy meaning gracious or favorable.-----
CHANANIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning gracious or favorable. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a brother of Nehemiah.-----
CHANANIAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chananya meaning whom Jehovah has graciously given.-----
CHANANIAHHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chananya meaning whom Jehovah has graciously given.-----
CHANANYAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chananyah meaning whom Jehovah has graciously given.-----
CHANANYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning whom Jehovah has graciously given. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a friend of Daniel a general a priest and an officer who lived during the reign of King Uzziah. Hananiah is an Anglicized form.-----
CHANANYAHUHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Chananya meaning whom Jehovah has graciously given.-----
CHANIELHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Channiy el meaning favored of God.-----
CHANNIY ELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning favored of God. In the bible this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Asher.-----
CHANOCHHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chanowk meaning dedicated or initiated.-----
CHANOWKHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning dedicated or initiated. In the bible this is the name of the eldest son of Cain and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah. Enoch is the Anglicized form.-----
CHASHSHUWBHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning considerate. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a son of Pahath moab.-----
CHAVILAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chaviylah meaning circle.-----
CHAVIVAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning beloved.-----
CHAVIYLAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning circle. In the bible this is the name of a part of Eden through which the river Pison flowed and the name of a son of Cush after whom a district in Arabia was named. Havilah is the Anglicized form.-----
CHAYIMHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chayyim meaning life.-----
CHAYYIMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name derived from the word chayyim meaning life.-----
CHAYYMHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chayyim meaning life.-----
CHAZA ELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning one who sees God. In the bible this is the name of a king of Syria.-----
CHEBERHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Heber meaning the region beyond on the other side of a stream or sea .-----
CHEBROWNHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Ebron meaning alliance, association.-----
CHETSROWNHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning enclosed surrounded by a wall. In the bible this is the name of a son of Reuben.-----
CHEVERHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Cheber meaning the region beyond on the other side of a stream or sea .-----
CHEVRONVariantHebrew/Jewishspelling of Hebrew Chebrown meaning alliance, association.-----
CHILKIAHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Chilkiya meaning my portion is God.-----
CHILKIYAHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Chilqiyah meaning my portion is God.-----
CHILQIYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning my portion is God. In the bible this is the name of many characters including the father of Eliakim and a High Priest who lived in the time of King Josiah. Also spelled Chilkiya. Hilkiah is the Anglicized form.-----
CHINANHebrew/Jewish Aramaic and Hebrew name meaning gracious.-----
CHIY ELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God lives. In the bible this is the name of one of the rebuilders of Jericho.-----
CHIYRAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning a noble race nobility. In the bible this is the name of a friend of Judah.-----
CHIYRAMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning free born noble. In the bible this is the name of a king of Tyre and the name of the chief architect of Solomon s temple.-----
CHIZKIYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God is my strength. In the bible this is the name of a king of Judah.-----
CHIZQIYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God is my strength. In the bible this is the name of a king of Judah and several other characters. Also spelled Chizkiyah. Hezekiah Hizkiah and Hizkijah are Anglicized forms.-----
CIYCERAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning field of battle. In the bible this is the name of a Canaanite general and enemy of the Israelites.-----
COWDIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning an acquaintance of God. In the bible this is the name of the father of Gaddiel.-----
CADANIrishVariant spelling of Irish Cathan meaning little battle.-----
CADELLIrishOld Irish and Welsh name composed of cad battle and the diminutive suffix NAME hence little battle.-----
CADENIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from McCadden an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cadain son of Cadan, hence little battle.-----
CAELIrishIrish Gaelic name derived from the word caol meaning slender.In mythology this is the name of a warrior of the Fianna.-----
CAELANIrishDiminutive form of Irish Gaelic Cael slender hence little slender one.-----
CAEMGENIrishModern form of Old Irish Coemgen meaning little comely one.-----
CAHALIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal meaning battle ruler.-----
CAHIRIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathaoir meaning warrior.-----
CAILTEIrishIrish name meaning the thin man. This is the name of a character from the Fenian cycle.-----
CAIRBREIrishIrish Gaelic legend name of an Ulster warrior meaning charioteer.-----
CALBHACHIrishIrish Gaelic name meaning bald.-----
CALLAHANIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use derived from the personal name Ceallachan possibly meaning little bright headed one.-----
CALVAGHIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Calbhach meaning bald.-----
CAOIMHEANIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoimhin meaning little comely one. This form just uses a different diminutive suffix.-----
CAOIMHINIrishVariant form of Irish Gaelic Caemgen meaning little comely one. Kevin is an Anglicized form.-----
CAOMHGHINIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caemgen meaning little comely one.-----
CARBREYIrishAnglicized form of Gaelic Cairbre meaning charioteer. In Irish and Scottish use.-----
CARLINIrishIrish Gaelic unisex name meaning little champion.-----
CARYIrishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ciardha descendant of Ciardha, hence dark one.-----
CATHAIRIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathaoir meaning warrior.-----
CATHALIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements cath battle and val rule, hence battle ruler.-----
CATHALDUSIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal meaning battle ruler.-----
CATHANIrishIrish name composed of the Gaelic element cath battle and a diminutive suffix hence little battle.-----
CATHAOIRIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements cath battle, fight and vir man, hence fighting man, warrior.-----
CATHELDIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal meaning mighty in battle.-----
CAVANIrishIrish name derived from a place named from cabhan meaning hollow.-----
CEALLACHIrishIrish Gaelic name possibly composed of the elements cen head and lach light, hence bright headed.-----
CEALLACHANIrishDiminutive form of Irish Gaelic Ceallach bright headed hence little bright headed one.-----
CEALLAGHIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ceallach meaning bright headed.-----
CEARBHALLIrishIrish Gaelic name probably originally a byname for a violent warrior derived from the word cearbh hacking, hence hacker.-----
CEARBHALLANIrishDiminutive form of Irish Gaelic Cearbhall meaning little hacker.-----
CEILEACHAINIrishIrish Gaelic name derived from the word ceileachan a diminutive of ceile companion hence little companion.-----
CHRISTYIrishPet form of Irish Gaelic Criostoir meaning Christ bearer. Compare with feminine Christy.-----
CIANIrishIrish Gaelic name meaning ancient, distant. In mythology this is the name of the son in law of Brian Boru.-----
CIANANIrishDiminutive form of Irish Gaelic Cian meaning little ancient one.-----
CIARANIrishIrish name composed of Gaelic ciar black and a diminutive suffix hence little black one.-----
CILLIANIrishIrish byname composed of Gaelic ceallach strife, war, and a diminutive suffix hence little warrior.-----
CILLINIrishVariant spelling of Irish Cillian meaning little warrior.-----
CINNEIDIGHIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements ceann head and iidigh ugly, hence ugly head. Kennedy is an Anglicized form.-----
CIONAODHIrishIrish form of Scottish Gaelic Cinaed meaning born of fire.-----
CLANCYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhlannchaidh son of Flannchadh, hence red warrior.-----
CNAMHINIrishIrish Gaelic byname for a skinny man meaning little bone.-----
CODYIrishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from a variant spelling of the surname Cuddihy also spelled Cuddy an Anglicized form of Gaelic Cuidighthigh descendant of Cuidightheach, hence helper.-----
COEMGENIrishOld Irish name composed of Gaelic caomh comely and a diminutive suffix hence little comely one.-----
COILEANIrishIrish form of Scottish Gaelic Cailean meaning whelp young pup.-----
COLMOldIrishIrish form of Latin Columba meaning dove. Compare with another form of Colm.-----
COLMANIrishIrish form of Latin Columbanus meaning dove.-----
COLUMIrishIrish form of Latin Columba meaning dove.-----
COMGALIrishContracted form of Irish Gaelic Comhghall meaning joint pledge.-----
COMGANIrishContracted form of Irish Gaelic Comhghan meaning born together.-----
COMHGHALLIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements comh joint, together and gall pledge, hence joint pledge.-----
COMHGHANIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements comh joint, together and gan /gen born, hence born together.-----
COMYNIrishIrish name meaning shrewd.-----
CONALLIrishTraditional Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements cu genitive con hound and gal valor, hence hound of valor. This is the name of the legendary Ulster hero who avenged Cuchulainn s death.-----
CONALLANIrishDiminutive form of Irish Gaelic Conall meaning little hound of valor.-----
CONANIrishIrish Gaelic name which was originally a byname derived from a diminutive form of cu hound, hence little hound.-----
CONCHOBARIrishIrish legend name of a king of Ulster said to have lived at the time of Christ meaning hound lover.-----
CONCHOBHARIrishVariant spelling of Irish Conchobar meaning hound lover.-----
CONCHOBORIrishVariant spelling of Irish Conchobar meaning hound lover.-----
CONCHOBURIrishVariant spelling of Irish Conchobar meaning hound lover.-----
CONCHUBHARIrishVariant spelling of Irish Conchobar meaning hound lover.-----
CONCHUIRIrishVariant form of Irish Conchobar meaning hound lover.-----
CONCHURIrishVariant form of Irish Conchobar meaning hound lover.-----
CONLAEDIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Conlaodh meaning purifying fire.-----
CONLAOCHIrishIrish name composed of the Gaelic elements con hound and laoch warrior, hence hound warrior. In Irish legend this is the name of a son of Cuchulainn. He was accidentally killed by his father.-----
CONLAODHIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements connla pure, chaste and aodh fire, hence purifying fire.-----
CONLETHIrishModern form of Irish Gaelic Conlaed meaning purifying fire.-----
CONNIrishOld Irish name derived from Gaelic conn having several possible meanings including chief, freeman, head, hound, intelligence, strength.-----
CONNLAIrishVariant spelling of Irish Conlaoch meaning hound warrior.-----
CONWAYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use an Anglicized form of Gaelic Conbhuide descendant of Cu Bhuidhe, hence yellow hound.-----
CORMACIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the elements corb defilement and mac son, hence son of defilement.-----
CREVANIrishIrish name meaning fox.-----
CRIOSTOIRIrishIrish Gaelic form of Latin Christophorus meaning Christ bearer.-----
CROGHERIrishIrish name meaning loves hounds.-----
CUANIrishIrish name composed of Gaelic cu hound/wolf, chief and a diminutive suffix hence little hound.-----
CUIrishBHUIDHE Irish name composed of the Gaelic elements cu hound/wolf and buidhe yellow, hence yellow hound.-----
CUIrishCHULAINN Variant spelling of Irish Cuchulainn meaning hound of Culann.-----
CUCHULAINNIrishIrish myth name of a heroic warrior who accidentally killed his son Conlaoch meaning hound of Culann.-----
CULLENIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use an Anglicized form of Gaelic Coileain descendant of Coilean, hence whelp, young pup.-----
CUMHEAIrishIrish name meaning hound of the plains.-----

Girl Name Origins

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We all came from somewhere, and names are no exception. Each name has a unique origin and some overlap as variants and diminutives easily spread around the world. Discover where your favorite baby girl names came from or find a name that honors your family's history. We've traveled the great wide world of baby names for you and organized them all by origin to make it a breeze. We have all the bases covered including:

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Baby girl names with meaning

Every name also has a hidden meaning which can be a point of interest for parents. While some are stunning like Abigail’s “the father is rejoicing,” others can be a little less inviting like Leah’s “weary one.” Some meanings may be obvious like Violet being a flower, while others like Penelope have an obscure meaning like “the weaver.”

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