Latin Origin Names

This is a list of names in which the origin is Latin. Latin was the language spoken in ancient Rome and many parts of the Roman Empire.
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BALENDIN   m   Basque
Basque form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
BÁLINT   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
BAPTIST   m   German
German form of BAPTISTE. It is often paired with the name Johann, in honour of Saint John the Baptist.
BAPTISTA   m   Late Roman
Latin form of BAPTISTE.
BAPTISTE   m   French
Means "baptist" in French, originally deriving from Greek βαπτω (bapto) "to dip"... [more]
BÁRA   f   Czech
Czech diminutive of BARBORA.
BARA   f   Croatian
Croatian short form of BARBARA.
BARABAL   f   Scottish
Scottish form of BARBARA.
BARB   f   English
Short form of BARBARA.
BÁRBARA   f   Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of BARBARA.
BARBARA   f   English, Italian, French, German, Polish, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Greek βαρβαρος (barbaros) meaning "foreign"... [more]
BÄRBEL   f   German
German diminutive of BARBARA.
BARBIE   f   English
Diminutive of BARBARA.
BARBORA   f   Czech, Slovak, Lithuanian
Czech, Slovak and Lithuanian form of BARBARA.
BARBRA   f   English
Variant of BARBARA.
BARBRO   f   Swedish
Swedish form of BARBARA.
BARICA   f   Croatian
Croatian diminutive of BARBARA.
BAS   m   Dutch
Short form of SEBASTIAAN.
BASIA (1)   f   Polish
Polish diminutive of BARBARA.
BASTIAAN   m   Dutch
Short form of SEBASTIAAN.
BASTIAN   m   German
Short form of SEBASTIAN.
BASTIEN   m   French
Short form of SÉBASTIEN.
BATTISTA   m   Italian
Italian form of BAPTISTE.
BAUTISTA   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BAPTISTE.
BAYLEE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of BAILEY.
BEA   f   English
Short form of BEATRIX.
BEAT   m   German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of BEATUS.
BEÁTA   f   Hungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of BEATA.
BEATA   f   Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin beatus meaning "blessed". This was the name of a few minor saints.
BEATE   f   German
German form of BEATA.
BÉATRICE   f   French
French form of BEATRIX.
BEATRICE   f   Italian, English, Swedish
Italian form of BEATRIX. Beatrice Portinari (1266-1290) was the woman who was loved by the Italian poet Dante Alighieri... [more]
BEATRISE   f   Latvian
Latvian form of BEATRIX.
BEATRIU   f   Catalan
Catalan form of BEATRIX.
BEATRIX   f   German, Hungarian, Dutch, English (Rare), Late Roman
Probably from Viatrix, a feminine form of the Late Latin name Viator which meant "voyager, traveller". It was a common name amongst early Christians, and the spelling was altered by association with Latin beatus "blessed"... [more]
BEATRIZ   f   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of BEATRIX.
BEATRYCZE   f   Polish
Polish form of BEATRIX.
BEATUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of BEATA. According to legend, Saint Beatus was ordained a priest by Saint Peter and evangelized in Switzerland... [more]
BEE   f   English
Short form of BEATRIX and other names beginning with B.
BEITRIS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of BEATRICE.
BELIAL   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "worthless" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this term is used to refer to various wicked people. In the New Testament, Paul uses it as a name for Satan... [more]
BELLONA   f   Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin bellare meaning "to fight". This was the name of the Roman goddess of war, a companion of Mars.
BELPHOEBE   f   Literature
Combination of belle "beautiful" and the name PHOEBE. This name was first used by Edmund Spenser in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
BEN (1)   m   English, German, Dutch
Short form of BENJAMIN or BENEDICT. A notable bearer was Ben Jonson (1572-1637), an English poet and playwright.
BENAS   m   Lithuanian
Short form of BENEDIKTAS or BENJAMINAS.
BENCE   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of VINCENT. It is also used as a short form of BENEDEK.
BENDIKS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENDT   m   Danish
Danish form of BENEDICT.
BENEDEK   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDETTA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDETTO   m   Italian
Italian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDICT   m   English
From the Late Latin name Benedictus which meant "blessed". Saint Benedict was an Italian monk who founded the Benedictines in the 6th century. After his time the name was common among Christians, being used by 16 popes... [more]
BENEDICTA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BÉNÉDICTE   f   French
French feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDICTUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of BENEDICT, as well as the modern Dutch form.
BENEDIKT   m   German, Russian, Icelandic, Czech
Form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDIKTA   f   German
German feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDIKTAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDIKTE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDITA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDITO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDYKT   m   Polish
Polish form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDYKTA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENESH   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of BENEDICT.
BENGT   m   Swedish
Swedish form of BENEDICT.
BENGTA   f   Swedish
Swedish feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENIGNA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Late Roman
Feminine form of BENIGNO.
BENIGNO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Benignus which meant "kind, friendly" in Latin. This was the name of several saints including a 5th-century disciple of Saint Patrick who later became the chief Bishop of Ireland.
BENIGNUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin form of BENIGNO.
BENITA   f   Spanish
Feminine form of BENITO.
BENITO   m   Spanish, Italian
Spanish form of BENEDICT. This name was borne by Mexican president Benito Juárez, and also by Benito Mussolini (who was named after Juárez), the fascist dictator of Italy during World War II.
BENNETT   m   English
Medieval form of BENEDICT. This was the more common spelling in England until the 18th century. Modern use of the name is probably also influenced by the common surname Bennett, itself a derivative of the medieval name.
BENNIE   m   English
Diminutive of BENJAMIN or BENEDICT.
BENNY   m   English
Diminutive of BENJAMIN or BENEDICT.
BENOIT   m   French
French form of BENEDICT.
BENOITE   f   French
French feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENSON   m   English
From a surname which originally meant "son of BENEDICT".
BENT (1)   m   Danish
Danish form of BENEDICT.
BENTE   f   Danish, Norwegian, Dutch
Danish feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENTO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese short form of BENEDITO.
BETRYS   f   Welsh
Welsh form of BEATRICE.
BETTINA (2)   f   Italian
Diminutive of BENEDETTA.
BETTINO   m   Italian
Diminutive of BENEDETTO.
BIA   f   Portuguese
Diminutive of BEATRIZ.
BIAGGIO   m   Italian (Rare)
Variant of BIAGIO.
BIAGINO   m   Italian
Diminutive of BIAGIO.
BIAGIO   m   Italian
Italian form of BLAISE.
BIBIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Possibly an early variant of VIVIANA. Alternatively, it may be a feminine derivative of the earlier Roman cognomen VIBIANUS.
BICE   f   Italian
Short form of BEATRICE.
BIEITO   m   Galician
Galician form of BENEDICT.
BIKENDI   m   Basque
Basque form of VINCENT.
BITTOR   m   Basque
Basque form of VICTOR.
BLAISE   m   French
From the Roman name Blasius which meant "lisping" from Latin blaesus. A famous bearer was the French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal (1623-1662).
BLANDINA   f   Ancient Roman
Latin form of BLANDINE.
BLANDINE   f   French
French form of the Roman name Blandina, which was the feminine form of Blandinus, which was itself a derivative of the cognomen BLANDUS... [more]
BLANDINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of BLANDUS.
BLANDUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "charming" in Latin.
BLAS   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BLAISE.
BLASIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of BLAISE.
BLAŽ   m   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of BLAISE. It may also be derived from the Slavic element blagu meaning "sweet, pleasant, blessed".
BLAZE   m   English (Modern)
Modern variant of BLAISE influenced by the English word blaze.
BŁAŻEJ   m   Polish
Polish form of BLAISE.
BLAŽEJ   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of BLAISE.
BLAŽENKA   f   Croatian
Croatian feminine form of BLAŽ.
BOBBI   f   English
Diminutive of ROBERTA or BARBARA.
BOBBIE   f & m   English
Variant of BOBBY. As a feminine name it can be a diminutive of ROBERTA or BARBARA.
BOGHOS   m   Armenian
Western Armenian transcription of POGHOS.
BONAVENTURA   m   Italian
Means "good fortune" in Italian. Saint Bonaventura was a 13th-century Franciscan monk who is considered a Doctor of the Church.
BONAVENTURE   m   History
Variant of BONAVENTURA.
BONIFAAS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONIFÁC   m   Czech, Hungarian
Czech and Hungarian form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONIFACE   m   French, English (Rare)
From the Late Latin name Bonifatius, which meant "good fate" from bonum "good" and fatum "fate". This was the name of nine popes and also several saints, including an 8th-century Anglo-Saxon missionary to Germany (originally named Winfrid) who is now regarded as the patron saint of that country... [more]
BONIFACIO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONIFACY   m   Polish
Polish form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONIFATIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of BONIFACE.
BONIFAZ   m   German
German form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONITUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from a diminutive of Latin bonus meaning "good". This was the name of a 7th-century century saint, a bishop of Auvergne.
BORBÁLA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian variant of BARBARA.
BOŠTJAN   m   Slovene
Short form of SEBASTJAN.
BOULOS   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of BULUS.
BRAIS   m   Galician
Galician form of BLAISE.
BRÁS   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BLAISE.
BREIXO   m   Galician
Galician form of VERÍSSIMO.
BRET   m   English
Variant of BRETT.
BRETT   m & f   English
From a Middle English surname meaning "a Breton", referring to an inhabitant of Brittany. A famous bearer is the American football quarterback Brett Favre (1969-).
BRITANNIA   f   English (Rare)
From the Latin name of the island of Britain, in occasional use as an English given name since the 18th century. This is also the name of the Roman female personification of Britain pictured on some British coins.
BRITNEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of BRITTANY.
BRITTANY   f   English
From the name of the region in the northwest of France, called in French Bretagne. It was named for the Britons who settled there after the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the invasions of the Anglo-Saxons... [more]
BRITTNY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of BRITTANY.
BRITTON   m   English
Derived from a Middle English surname meaning "a Briton" (a Celt of England) or "a Breton" (an inhabitant of Brittany).
BRUTUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "heavy" in Latin. Famous bearers include Lucius Junius Brutus, the traditional founder of the Roman Republic, and Marcus Junius Brutus, the statesman who conspired to assassinated Julius Caesar.
BUENAVENTURA   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BONAVENTURA.
BULUS   m   Arabic
Arabic form of PAUL.
CÄCILIA   f   German
German form of CECILIA.
CÄCILIE   f   German
German form of CECILIA.
CAECILIA   f   German, Ancient Roman
German form of CECILIA, as well as the original Latin form.
CAECILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original masculine form of CECILIA.
CAELESTINUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name, a derivative of CAELESTIS. This name was borne by five popes (usually spelled Celestine in English).
CAELESTIS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "of the sky, heavenly".
CAELIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CAELIUS.
CAELINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CAELINUS.
CAELINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was itself derived from the Roman family name CAELIUS.
CAELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin caelum meaning "heaven".
CAESAR   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen which possibly meant "hairy", from Latin caesaries "hair". Julius Caesar and his adopted son Julius Caesar Octavianus (commonly known as Augustus) were both rulers of the Roman Empire in the 1st century BC... [more]
CAESARIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from CAESAR. Saint Caesarius was a 6th-century bishop of Arles.
CAETANO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).
CAI (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of KAI (1).
CAIETANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of GAETANO.
CAILEAN   m   Scottish
Means "whelp, young dog" in Gaelic. This name is also used as a Scottish form of COLUMBA.
CAIO   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of GAIUS.
CAIRISTÌONA   f   Scottish
Scottish form of CHRISTINA.
CAIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman variant of GAIUS.
CAJ   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of KAI (1).
CAJETAN   m   History
English form of CAIETANUS.
CALIGULA   m   History
Means "little boot" in Latin. This was a nickname for the Roman emperor Gaius Caesar Germanicus given to him in his youth by his father's soldiers.
CALLUM   m   Scottish
Variant of CALUM.
CALUM   m   Scottish
Scottish form of COLUMBA.
CAMILA   f   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of CAMILLA.
CAMILLA   f   English, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of CAMILLUS. This was the name of a legendary warrior maiden of the Volsci, as told by Virgil in the 'Aeneid'... [more]
CAMILLE   f & m   French, English
French feminine and masculine form of CAMILLA. It is also used in the English-speaking world, where it is generally only feminine.
CAMILLO   m   Italian
Italian form of CAMILLUS.
CAMILLUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen, which is probably of Etruscan origin and unknown meaning. It is probably not related to Latin camillus "a youth employed in religious services"... [more]
CAMILO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of CAMILLUS.
CAMMIE   f   English
Diminutive of CAMILLA.
CÁNDIDA   f   Spanish
Spanish form of CANDIDA.
CÂNDIDA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of CANDIDA.
CANDIDA   f   Late Roman, English
Late Latin name derived from candidus meaning "white". This was the name of several early saints, including a woman supposedly healed by Saint Peter... [more]
CANDIDE   m & f   French
French form of CANDIDUS or CANDIDA.
CÁNDIDO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of CANDIDUS.
CÂNDIDO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of CANDIDUS.
CANDIDUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of CANDIDA. This name was borne by a few early saints and martyrs.
CARA   f   English
From an Italian word meaning "beloved". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century, though it did not become popular until after the 1950s.
CARDEA   f   Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin cardo meaning "hinge, axis". This was the name of the Roman goddess of thresholds, door pivots, and change.
CARIDAD   f   Spanish
Spanish cognate of CHARITY.
CARINA (1)   f   English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from cara meaning "dear, beloved". This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr. It is also the name of a constellation in the southern sky, though in this case it means "keel" in Latin, referring to a part of Jason's ship the Argo.
CARINE   f   French
French form of CARINA (1). It can also function as a short form of CATHERINE, via Swedish Karin.
CARITA   f   Swedish
Derived from Latin caritas meaning "dearness, esteem, love".
CARLISLE   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the name of a city in northern England. The city was originally called by the Romans Luguvalium meaning "stronghold of LUGUS"... [more]
CARLYLE   m   English
Variant of CARLISLE.
CARSTEN   m   Low German, Danish
Variant of KARSTEN.
CASSIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CASSIUS.
CASSIAN   m   Ancient Roman (Anglicized)
From the Roman family name Cassianus, which was derived from CASSIUS. This was the name of several saints, including a 3rd-century martyr from Tangier who is the patron saint of stenographers.
CASSIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of CASSIUS.
CASSIUS   m   Ancient Roman, English
Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin cassus "empty, vain". This name was borne by several early saints. In modern times, it was the original first name of boxer Muhammad Ali (1942-2016), who was named after his father Cassius Clay, who was himself named after the American abolitionist Cassius Clay (1810-1903).
CATO (1)   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "wise" in Latin. This name was bestowed upon Cato the Elder (Marcus Porcius Cato), a 2nd-century BC Roman statesman, author and censor, and was subsequently inherited by his descendants, including his great-grandson Cato the Younger (Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis), a politician and philosopher who opposed Julius Caesar.
CAYETANO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).
CEBRIÁN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Cyprianus (see CYPRIAN).
CECE   f   English
Diminutive of CECILIA or other names containing a similar sound.
CECELIA   f   English
Variant of CECILIA.
CECIL   m   English
From the Roman name Caecilius (see CECILIA). This was the name of a 3rd-century saint, a companion of Saint Cyprian... [more]
CÉCILE   f   French, Dutch
French form of CECILIA.
CECÍLIA   f   Portuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian form of CECILIA.
CECILIA   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, German
Latinate feminine form of the Roman family name Caecilius, which was derived from Latin caecus "blind". Saint Cecilia was a semi-legendary 2nd- or 3rd-century martyr who was sentenced to die because she refused to worship the Roman gods... [more]
CECÍLIE   f   Czech
Czech form of CECILIA.
CECILIE   f   Norwegian, Danish, Czech
Norwegian, Danish and Czech form of CECILIA.
CECILIJA   f   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of CECILIA.
CECILIO   m   Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Caecilius (see CECILIA).
CECILY   f   English
English form of CECILIA. This was the usual English form during the Middle Ages.
CECYLIA   f   Polish
Polish form of CECILIA.
CEEL   m   Dutch
Dutch diminutive of MARCELLUS.
CEES   m   Dutch
Variant of KEES.
CÉLESTE   f & m   French
French feminine and masculine form of CAELESTIS.
CELESTE   f & m   Italian, English
Italian feminine and masculine form of CAELESTIS. It is also the English feminine form.
CÉLESTIN   m   French
French form of CAELESTINUS.
CELESTINA   f   Spanish, Italian
Latinate feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
CÉLESTINE   f   French
French feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
CELESTINE   f & m   English
English form of CAELESTINUS. It is more commonly used as a feminine name, from the French feminine form Célestine.
CELESTINO   m   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of CAELESTINUS.
CELESTYN   m   Polish
Polish form of CAELESTINUS.
CELESTYNA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
CÉLIA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of CELIA.
CELIA   f   English, Spanish, Italian
Feminine form of the Roman family name CAELIUS. Shakespeare used it in his play 'As You Like It' (1599), which introduced the name to the English-speaking public at large... [more]
CELINA   f   Polish
Short form of MARCELINA.
CELINDA   f   English (Rare)
Probably a blend of CELIA and LINDA.
CÉLINE   f   French
French feminine form of CAELINUS. This name can also function as a short form of MARCELINE.
CELINO   m   Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of CAELINUS or a short form of MARCELINO.
CELIO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of CAELIUS.
CELSO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of CELSUS.
CELSUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which meant "tall" in Latin. This was the name of a 2nd-century philosopher who wrote against Christianity. It was also borne by an early saint martyred with Nazarius in Milan.
CENEK   m   Czech
Diminutive of VINCENC.
CERES   f   Roman Mythology
Derived from the Indo-European root *ker meaning "to grow". In Roman mythology Ceres was the goddess of agriculture, equivalent to the Greek goddess Demeter.
CÉSAIRE   m   French
French form of CAESARIUS.
CÉSAR   m   French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of CAESAR. A famous bearer was the American labour organizer César Chávez (1927-1993).
CESARE   m   Italian
Italian form of CAESAR.
CESÁRIA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of CAESARIUS.
CESARINA   f   Italian
Feminine diminutive of CESARE.
CESARINO   m   Italian
Diminutive of CESARE.
CESÁRIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of CAESARIUS.
CESC   m   Catalan
Short form of FRANCESC.
CÉZAR   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of CÉSAR.
CEZAR   m   Romanian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Romanian form of CAESAR, as well as a Brazilian Portuguese variant of CÉSAR.
CEZÁRIO   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant of CESÁRIO.
CEZARY   m   Polish
Polish form of CAESAR.
CHARITA   f   Various
Latinate form of CHARITY.
CHARITY   f   English
From the English word charity, ultimately derived from Late Latin caritas meaning "generous love", from Latin carus "dear, beloved". Caritas was in use as a Roman Christian name... [more]
CHARMAINE   f   English
Meaning unknown, perhaps a combination of CHARMIAN or the English word charm with the aine suffix from LORRAINE... [more]
CHARO   f   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of ROSARIO.
CHERRY   f   English
Simply means "cherry" from the name of the fruit. It can also be a diminutive of CHARITY. It has been in use since the late 19th century.
CHIARA   f   Italian
Italian form of CLARA. Saint Chiara (commonly called Saint Clare in English) was a follower of Saint Francis of Assisi.
CHIARINA   f   Italian
Diminutive of CHIARA.
CHICA   f   Portuguese
Diminutive of FRANCISCA.
CHICO   m   Portuguese
Diminutive of FRANCISCO.
CHITA   f   Spanish
Short form of CONCHITA.
CHRIS   m & f   English, Dutch
Short form of CHRISTOPHER, CHRISTIAN, CHRISTINE, and other names that begin with Chris.
CHRISSIE   f   English
Diminutive of CHRISTINE.
CHRISSY   f   English
Diminutive of CHRISTINE.
CHRISTA   f   German, Danish, English
Short form of CHRISTINA.
CHRISTABEL   f   English (Rare)
Combination of CHRISTINA and the name suffix bel. This name occurs in medieval literature, and was later used by Samuel Coleridge in his poem 'Christabel' (1800).
CHRISTABELLA   f   English (Rare)
Latinate form of CHRISTABEL.
CHRISTEL   f   German
German diminutive of CHRISTINE.
CHRISTELLE   f   French
French diminutive of CHRISTINE.
CHRISTEN (2)   f   English
Variant of KRISTIN.
CHRISTER   m   Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish diminutive of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTI   f   English
Diminutive of CHRISTINE.
CHRISTIAAN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTIAN   m   English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the medieval Latin name Christianus meaning "a Christian" (see CHRISTOS). In England it has been in use since the Middle Ages, during which time it was used by both males and females, but it did not become common until the 17th century... [more]
CHRISTIANA   f   English, Late Roman
Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTIANE   f   German, French
German and French feminine form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTIANNE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTIANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTIE (1)   f   English
Diminutive of CHRISTINE.
CHRISTINA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
From Christiana, the Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN. This was the name of an early, possibly legendary, saint who was tormented by her pagan father... [more]
CHRISTINE   f   French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French form of CHRISTINA, as well as a variant in other languages.
CHRISTY (1)   f   English
Diminutive of CHRISTINE.
CIBRÁN   m   Galician
Galician form of Cyprianus (see CYPRIAN).
CICELY   f   English
Medieval variant of CECILY.
CICERO   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "chickpea" from Latin cicer. Marcus Tullius Cicero (known simply as Cicero) was a statesman, orator and author of the 1st century BC.
CILA   f   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian diminutive of CECILIA.
CILI   f   Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of CECILIA.
CILKA   f   Slovene
Slovene diminutive of CECILIA.
CILLA   f   Swedish, Dutch
Diminutive of CECILIA.
CILLE   f   Danish
Danish diminutive of CECILIA.
CIPRIAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Cyprianus (see CYPRIAN).
CIPRIANO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Cyprianus (see CYPRIAN).
CISSY   f   English
Variant of SISSY.
CLAIR   m   French, English
French form of Clarus (see CLARA).
CLAIRE   f   French, English
French form of CLARA.
CLARA   f   Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, English, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus which meant "clear, bright, famous". The name Clarus was borne by a few early saints. The feminine form was popularized by the 13th-century Saint Clare of Assisi (called Chiara in Italian), a friend and follower of Saint Francis, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares... [more]
CLARE   f   English
Medieval English form of CLARA. This is also the name of an Irish county, which was originally named for the Norman invader Richard de Clare (known as Strongbow), whose surname was derived from the name of an English river.
CLARETTA   f   Italian
Diminutive of CLARA.
CLARETTE   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of CLARA.
CLARIBEL   f   English
Combination of CLARA and the popular name suffix bel. This name was used by Edmund Spenser in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (in the form Claribell) and by Shakespeare in his play 'The Tempest' (1611)... [more]
CLARICE   f   English
Medieval vernacular form of the Late Latin name Claritia, which was a derivative of CLARA.
CLARINDA   f   English
Combination of CLARA and the popular name suffix inda. It was first used by Edmund Spenser in his epic poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
CLARISA   f   Spanish
Spanish variant of CLARISSA.
CLARISSA   f   English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Latinate form of CLARICE. This was the name of the title character in a 1748 novel by Samuel Richardson. In the novel Clarissa is a virtuous woman who is tragically exploited by her family and her lover.
CLARISSE   f   French
French form of CLARICE.
CLARITIA   f   Late Roman
Possibly a derivative of CLARA.
CLARK   m   English
From an English surname meaning "cleric" or "scribe", from Old English clerec which originally meant "priest". A famous bearer of the surname was William Clark (1770-1838), an explorer of the west of North America... [more]
CLARUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine Latin form of CLARA. This was the name of several early saints.
CLAUD   m   English
Variant of CLAUDE.
CLAUDE   m & f   French, English
French masculine and feminine form of CLAUDIUS. In France the masculine name has been common since the Middle Ages due to the 7th-century Saint Claude of Besançon... [more]


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