English Submitted Names

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CAPRI f English (Modern)
From the name of the city of Capri, Italy. ... [more]
CARABELLA f English (American, Rare)
Comes from the Italian cara meaning “dear” and bella meaning “beautiful” or “pretty”.
CARABETH f English
Combination of CARA and BETH.
CARALEE f English
Variant of CAROLEE. ... [more]
CARALEIGH f English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of CARA and LEIGH. Caraleigh was given to 10 girls in 2014 according to the Social Security Administration.
CARALIE f English
Variant of CAROLEE, or else a blend of CARA and CORALIE (or AURÉLIE).
CARALYNN f English
Combination of CARA and LYNN or a variant of CAROLYN.
CARAUGH f English
Variant of CARA.
CARBONEL m English (British)
This name was used in Barbara Sleigh's Carbonel series where Carbonel is a black cat who was owned by a witch. It is also a surname. The name could be an alternate spelling of Carbonell. If this is the case, Carbonel the cat could have gotten his name from Ashford Carbonell, a British village close to where Sleigh was born.
CARDEN m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Carden.
CARDER m English
Variant of CARTER.
CARDI f English (Rare)
A famous bearer is pop artist Cardi B (born in 1992 as BELCALIS MARLENIS Almánzar) who got her stage name from Bacardi, a white rum... [more]
CARDINAL m & f English (Rare)
From the name of the (sometimes) bright red bird.... [more]
CARDINIA f Indigenous Australian, English (Australian, Rare)
A place name from the outskirts of Melbourne, Victoria. Corruption of the Bunurong or Wadawurrung word Kar-din-yarr, meaning "look to the sunrise", because it was to the east of the Wadawurrung peoples' land.
CARE f English
From the English word 'care'.
CARENA f English (Modern, Rare), German (Rare)
Variant of Carina, influenced by Karen. As a German name, it is also a variant of KARENA.
CARENE f English
Variant of CARINE.
CARESSA f English
Variant of the name CARISSA influenced by the word "caress".
CARESSE f English (Modern, Rare)
Altered form of CHARIS influenced by French caresse "caress".
CAREW m English
Transferred use of the surname CAREW.
CAREX m English
Scientific name for the genus of grass-like wetlands plants known as the true sedges.
CARHA f English (Rare)
Variant of CARA or KARA
CARIANNA f English (Rare)
Combination of CARI and ANNA.
CARIE f English
Variant of CARRIE.
CARINLYN f English
Combination of CARIN and LYN.
CARINNE f English
Variant of CORINNE or KAREN
CARISA f English
Variant of CARISSA.
CARISE f English
Either a variant of CARISA or of CARICE.
CARISSIMA f English (Rare)
From the Italian word of the same name, a feminine singular of carissimo meaning "dearest, fondest."
CARLE m & f English (Rare)
Variant of CARL or CARLY.
CARLEE f English
Variant of CARLY.
CARLEEN f English
Variant of CARLENE.
CARLENA f English
Feminine form of CARL or a variant of CARLINA.
CARLETTE f English
Feminization of CARL.
CARLI f English
Variant of CARLY.
CARLIN f & m English (Rare)
Either an elaboration of CARL with the suffix -in, a transferred use of the surname CARLIN or a variant of CARLINE.... [more]
CARLISLA f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of CARLISLE.
CARLSON m English
Transferred use of the surname CARLSON.
CARLYNA f English
Variant of CARLINA.
CARM f English
Short form of names that begin with the element Carm-, such as CARMEN and CARMELLA.
CARMAN f English
Variant of CARMEN.
CARMENELLA f English (American, Rare)
A diminutive of CARMEN using the originally Italian diminutive ending -ella.
CARMIN f English
Variant of CARMEN.
CARMON m English
Masculine form of CARMEN.
CARMYN f English
Variant of CARMEN.
CARNATION f & m English (American, Rare), English
Derived from the flower of the same name; its etymology is uncertain. It has been suggested that it may ultimately come from English coronation (which in turn ultimately comes from Anglo-French coroner "to crown")... [more]
CARNELIAN f & m English
After the brownish red mineral of the same name, of which the name is a corruption of cornelian, which in turn is derived from Latin cornelianus (see CORNELIANUS).
CARNER m & f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname CARNER.
CARO f Spanish, English, German
Short form of CAROLINE or other names that begin with caro, commonly used in Great Britain (England).
CAROLANN f English
Feminine name with the combination Carol and ANN.
CAROLEE f English
Combination of Carol and the popular name suffix lee. A known bearer is American performance artist Carolee Schneemann (1939-).
CAROLIE f English
Combination of Carol and popular suffix lie.
CAROLIS m English
English form of KAROLIS.
CAROLL m & f English (Rare)
Variant of CARROLL or Carol
CAROLLE f English, French
Variant of Carol.
CARPENTER m English
A profession surname, which is coming into increasing use in the twenty-first century.
CARRA f English
A variant of the Irish name CARA meaning "Friend"
CARRERA f & m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname CARRERA.
CARREY f & m English
Variant of CAREY or CARRIE.
CARRIANNE f English (Rare)
Combination of CARRIE and ANNE (see also Carrie-Anne), perhaps inspired by the similar name MARIANNE.
CARRICK m English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname, a habitational name from a district in Ayrshire, Scotland, which is derived from the Gaelic Carraig "rock".
CARRIEANN f English
Combination of CARRIE and ANN
CARRIETTA f English (American), Literature
The name was given to the main character in the fictional novel "Carrie" by the author Stephen King. In the novel, it was stated that the main character's first name was Carrietta but that it was shortened to Carrie which is what she went by... [more]
CARRIGAN f English (Modern)
From an Irish surname which was a variant of the surname CORRIGAN.
CARRINDA f English (Rare)
Combination of CARRIE and the popular name suffix inda (compare CLARINDA).
CARRINGTON m & f English
Transferred use of the surname CARRINGTON.
CARSIN m & f English (Modern)
Variant of CARSON.
CARSYN m & f English (Modern)
Variant of CARSON.
CARTIER m & f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Transferred use from the surname CARTIER.
CARTWRIGHT f English
Transferred use from the surname CARTWRIGHT.
CARYSSA f English
Variant of CARISSA.
CASCADE f & m English
Derived from the English word for a waterfall, ultimately from Latin cadere "to fall".
CASCO m English
From the mountain
CASEE f English
Variant of CASEY.
CASHLYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of CASH using the popular name suffix lyn.
CASIPHA f English
Shortening of CASIPHIA, a biblical place name.
CASIPHIA f Biblical, English (Rare, Archaic)
From a place name mentioned only by the Old Testament prophet Ezra, said to be a corruption of CASPIAN. Otherwise it may mean "place of the treasury" from Hebrew keceph "silver, money".
CASPIA f English
From the name of the caspia plant and feminization of CASPIAN.
CASSADI f English
Variant of CASSIDY.
CASSALYN f English (Modern)
Combination of CASSIE and the popular name suffix lyn.
CASSE f English
Variant of CASSIE.
CASSEL m & f English (Modern)
From the surname CASSEL. Cassel Sharpe is fictional character in Holly Black's novel White Cat.
CASSEUS m English
Variant of CASSIUS.
CASSIAH f English
Variant of CASSIA.
CASSINIA f English (Rare)
The name of a family of daisy flowers.
CASSITY f English
Variant of CASSIDY.
CASSONDRA f English (Modern)
Variant of CASSANDRA (see also SONDRA).
CASSY f English
Variant of CASSIE and diminutive of DORCAS.
CASTELLAN m English
This name is of Latin origin. It comes from "castellanus" meaning 'castellan, steward of a castle'.
CASTIEL m English, Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
Means "shield of God" in Hebrew via El theophory in the Bible, which is the practice of embedding the name of a god or a deity in, usually, a proper name. Castiel is sometimes considered a variant of CASSIEL... [more]
CASTILLE f & m French (Rare), Louisiana Creole, English
Transferred use of the surname CASTILLE.
CASTRITIAN m English
English form of CASTRICIANUS. This was the name of a saint from the 3rd century AD.
CASWELL m English
Transferred from the surname Caswell, a habitational name from places in Dorset, Northamptonshire, and Somerset named Caswell, from Old English cærse "(water)cress" and well(a) "spring", "stream".
CATCHER m Popular Culture, English (Rare)
From an English occupational surname, indicating a huntsman. This is the name of the main character in the movie "Down With Love".
CATEE f English
Variant of KATIE.
CATELIN f English
Variant of CAITLIN. This name was given to 11 girls born in the USA in 2010.
CATELYN f English
Variant of CAITLIN. This name was given to 93 girls born in the USA in 2010.
CATELYNN f English
Variant of CAITLIN. This name was given to 70 girls born in the USA in 2010.
CATERRA f English
A recently created name, possibly derived from terra, meaning "earth". It might also possibly be a variant of KATERI.
CATEY f English
Variant of KATIE.
CATHAIRMAC m English, Irish
Means "son of CATHAIR" from the Gaelic cath "battle", and vir "man", mac from Gaelic meaning "son'.
CATHARINUS m Dutch, English (Archaic)
Masculine form of CATHARINA. In 2010, there was a total of 2153 bearers of this name in all of The Netherlands. A known bearer of this name was Catharinus P. Buckingham (1808-1888), an American soldier, author and industrialist.
CATHENA f English
Likely an invented name, a combination of CATH and the popular name suffix -ina.
CATHER f Literature, English (Rare)
As an English name, it is probably a short form of CATHERINE.... [more]
CATHERYL f English (American, Rare)
Possibly a blend of CATHERINE and names that end in -eryl, for example CHERYL and BERYL.
CATHEY f English
Variant of CATHY.
CATHRA f English
A variation of CATHERINE or KATHLEEN.
CATI f English
Variant of KATIE.
CATIE f English (Rare), Irish
Variant of KATIE more often used as a diminutive of names beginning with C, such as CATHERINE or CAITLIN.
CATIMA f English
A diminutive of CÁTIA, CATHERINE, CATERINA or any name starting with Cat-.
CATISHA f English
Possibly the English form of CATICHE.
CATLINE f English
Variant of CAITLIN.
CATLYN f English
Variant of CAITLIN.
CATRIANA f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Very rare spelling variant of either KATRIANA or CATRIONA.
CATT f English (Rare)
Variant of CAT.
CATTLEYA f English (American, Modern)
From the name of a tropical American orchid (genus Cattleya) with purple, pink or white flowers, which was named after William CATTLEY (1788-1835).
CATTY f English (Rare), Literature
Variant of KATTY/CATTIE, diminutive of CATHERINE, CAITLIN and other name beginning with cat- or an elaboration of CAT... [more]
CATY f English, Spanish
Variation of CATTY or CATIE and diminutive of CATALINA.
CAVANAUGH m English
Transferred use of the surname CAVANAUGH. According to the Social Security Administration, Cavanaugh was given to 8 boys in 2017.
CAVE m English (American, Rare, Archaic), Medieval English
A word name and/or a transferred usage of the surname.
CAYDEE f English
Variant of KAYDEE.
CAYDIN m & f English (Rare)
Variant of CADEN.
CAYDON m English
Variant of CADEN.
CAYENNE f English (Modern)
From Tupi kyynha, quiynha meaning "hot pepper."
CAYLA f English
Variant of KAYLA.
CAYLEA f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLEAH f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLEE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLEN f English
Variant of CAELAN.
CAYLI f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLIE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLIEH f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLIN f English (Modern)
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN.
CAYLLEY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLLIE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLLY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAYLYN f English
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN.
CAYLYNN f English
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN.
CAYNE m English (American), English (Australian)
Transfered use of the surname.
CAYTE f English
Variant of KATIE.
CAYTLIN f English
Variant of CAITLIN. This name was given to 8 girls born in the USA in 2010.
CAYTLYN f English
Variant of CAITLIN. This name was given to 6 girls born in the USA in 2010.
CAZ f & m English
Nickname for names that begin with the letter C, like Carol, CAROLINE, CHRIS, etc.
C'CEAL f English
Variant of CECILE.
CEA f English
Variant of SIA.
CEALY f English
Variant of CELIE.
CEANNA f English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix Ce- with ANNA.
CEAWLIN m Anglo-Saxon, English (Rare)
Ceawlin (died ca. 593) was a King of Wessex.
CECEILIA f English
Variant of CECILIA.
CECELIANA f English
Elaboration of CECILIA.
CECETTE f English (Rare)
Diminutive of CECELIA using the French suffix -ette.
CECI f English, Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of CECIL, CECILIA, CECELIA, and CECILY, and other names containing a similar sound.
CECIE f English
Variant of CECE.
CECY f English
Variant of CECE.
CEDARA f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of CEDAR.
CEDRELLA f English (Rare, ?), Literature
Perhaps intended to be a feminine variant of CEDRIC. This is the name of a minor character in J. K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' series of books; the character is Cedrella Weasley, née Black.
CEDRICK m English
Variant of CEDRIC.
CEECEE f & m English
Variant of CICI.
CEEJAY m & f English
Phonetic spelling of the initials CJ.
CEIL f & m English (American)
Variant of CIEL.
CEILI f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of KAYLEE. It has been influenced by the Irish word céilí, which refers to a traditional Gaelic social gathering involving folk music and dancing (sometimes storytelling and poetry), ultimately derived from Old Irish céle "companion".
CEILIDH f English (Modern, Rare)
A céilidh is a traditional folk music and storytelling party: a party with singing and dancing to Scottish or Irish traditional music and storytelling.... [more]
CELANGE f English
Possibly taken from the French surname.
CELEE f English
Variant of CELIE.
CELENA f English
Variant of CELINA or SELENA.
CELESTA f English (Modern), Dutch (Rare)
Latinization of CELESTE. In some cases it might also be considered a contracted form of CELESTINA.
CELESTIAL f English (American, Rare)
Derived from the English adjective celestial meaning "of the sky, heavenly", which is ultimately derived from the Latin adjective caelestis meaning "of the heavens" (see CAELESTIS).... [more]
CELESTIELLE f English (Australian, Modern, Rare)
Likely an elaboration of CELESTE influenced by the word celestial.
CELIAN m English, Swedish (Rare), Dutch, French
English and Swedish form of CAELIANUS via its variant spelling Celianus. In the case of The Netherlands, Celian really is just a variant form of CELIAAN, which is the actual Dutch form of CAELIANUS (also via Celianus).
CELIANE f English
Diminutive of CELIA.
CELIE f English, Swedish, Danish (Rare), Literature
Adoption of French CÉLIE outside the francophone world. This form of the name was used in Alice Walker's 1982 epistolary novel The Color Purple.
CELSEY f English
Variant of KELSEY.
CELTINA f French (Rare), English, Literature
Celtina is the heroine of a series of books written by Corinne De Vailly.
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