English Submitted Names

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CHRISTOPHINE f French, German (Rare, Archaic), English
French and German feminine form of Christopher.
CHRYS f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Chris.
Taken directly from the name of the flower, which is derived from Greek khrusos "gold" and anthemon "flower".... [more]
CHRYSANTHIA f English (Rare), Greek (Cypriot, Rare)
Late 19th-century coinage based on the flower name Chrysanthemum.
CHRYSOSTOM m Late Greek (Anglicized), English
English form of Chrysostomos. Saint (John) Chrysostom, as the important Early Church Father is known in English, wrote a prayer familiar to most Anglicans.
CHRYSTI f English
Variant of Christy.
CHRYSTIA f English (Canadian)
Contracted variant of Christina.... [more]
CHRYSTINA f Sorbian, English
Sorbian and English variant of Christina.
CHUCKIE m English
Diminutive of Charles.
CHUCKY m English
Variant of Chuckie.
CHURCH m English
Transferred use of the surname Church.
CHYANNE f English
Variant of Cheyanne.
CHYLAR f English (Rare)
Variant of Chyler. Chylar was given to 7 girls in 2009 according to the SSA.
CHYLER m & f English (Modern)
Variation of Tyler. One notable bearer is Actress Chyler Leigh (1982-).
CHYNNA f English
Variant of China.
CIA f English
Diminutive of Cynthia.
CIANA f Irish, English
Feminine form of Cian.
CIARAN m English
Anglicized form of Ciarán.
CIARRA f English, Irish
Variant of Ciara.
CIARRAH f English
Variant of Ciara.
CICI f English
Diminutive of Cecilia and other names beginning with or containing the sound Ci.
CICILY f English
Variant of Cicely
CIDER m English (American)
After the drink, Cider. Means, "strong drink"
CIELA f English (Modern, Rare), Filipino, Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare)
Either a modern variant of Cielo or a truncated form of names that end in -ciela.
CIJI f English (Archaic)
Used largely in the 1983
CILICIA f English (Anglicized, Rare)
From the latin, meaning, "that which overturns."
CILLY f English, Dutch
Diminutive of Cecilia, Celia and Priscilla. In The Netherlands, a known bearer of this name is television presenter Cilly Dartell (b. 1957).
CINDEE f English
Variant of Cindy.
Diminutive of Cinderella.
CINDEY f English
Variant of Cindy.
CINDORA f English (Rare)
Combination of Cindy and the name suffix dora, possibly based on similar-sounding names such as Cinderella or Cindra.
CINDYLOU f English (Rare)
Combination of Cindy and Lou. Cindylou is the name of the little girl in 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' (1957) by Dr. Seuss
CINSERE m English
It originated in America where only one person has it and he is very kind
CINTHIA f English
Variant of Cynthia.
CINTHY f English
Diminutive of Cynthia.
CIRIANA f English
Variant of Kiriana.
CIRIE f English
Famous bearer is Cirie Fields, 4th and 3rd place finisher of Survivor: Panama and Survivor: Micronesia, respectively. Presumed to be invented.
CIRNO f Popular Culture, English
The name is based on the English word "chill." A notable character with the name is Cirno, an ice fairy from the Touhou Project.
CIRRUS m English (Rare)
Possibly named for the cirrus cloud or from the Latin word, meaning "a lock of hair, tendril, curl, ringlet of hair," that the word originates from.
CITHARA f English
Feminine given name derived from the Latin word cithara, a type of musical instrument, a lute or lyre.
CITRINA f English
Elaboration of CITRINE.
CITRINE f English, French
From the English word for a pale yellow variety of quartz that resembles topaz. From Old French citrin, ultimately from Latin citrus, "citron tree". It is one of the birthstones for November.
CLABE m English
Diminutive of Clayborne.
CLAE m English
Variant of Clay.
CLAIBORNE m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname.... [more]
Combination of Clair and Donna.
CLAIREE f English
Elaboration of Claire.
CLAIREY f English
Common diminutive of Clarisse, Clarissa, or Claire.
CLAIRINA f English (Rare)
Rare elaboration of Claire (via its variant Claira).
CLANCI f & m English (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of Clancy.
CLARABEL f English
Variant of Claribel. This was the name of the fictional character Clarabel from 'The Railway Series' of children's books by the Rev. W. Awdry and the related 'Thomas & Friends' television series. In the stories Annie and Clarabel were Thomas's passenger coaches.
Variant of Claribel. This is the name of Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks' cartoon character Clarabelle Cow.
CLARAH f English
Variant of Clara.
CLARAMAY f English (Rare)
Combination of Clara and May.
CLARENTINE f English (Rare), Literature
Feminine form of Clarence. This was the title character of a 1796 novel of manners written by Sarah Burney, younger half-sister of Frances Burney.
CLARESCA f English
Adapted from the Latin word claresce meaning "brightening."
CLARESE f English
Variant of Clarisse.
CLAREY f English
Variant of Clary.
Elaboration of Claribel.
CLARINA f English, Italian
Elaborated form of Clara.... [more]
CLARISIA f English
A variation of Clarissa.
CLARKE m & f English
Variant of Clark.
CLARKY m English
Diminutive of Clark.
CLARNCE m English
Variant of Clarence.
CLARNELL f English (American)
Invented name, notable for belonging to the mother of American serial killer Edmund Kemper III
CLARRIE f English
Diminutive of Clara.
CLARY f English (Archaic), Swedish (Rare)
English diminutive form of Clara and Clarissa as well as an adoption of the name of the clary sage (salvia sclarea in Latin).... [more]
CLARYS f English
Variant of Clarice.
CLAUDA f English (Rare)
Rarer feminine form of Claudius.
CLAUDEY m English
Diminutive of Claudius.
CLAUDIAN m English
English form of Claudianus. This name was borne by a Roman court poet from the 4th century AD.
CLAUDIE m English
Diminutive of Claudius.
CLAVA f English
Variant of Klava.
CLAYNE m English (Rare)
Probably a blend of the given names Clay and Wayne. A known bearer of this name is the American actor Clayne Crawford (b. 1978).
CLEA f English, German, French, Literature
Latinate form of Cleo apparently coined by British novelist Lawrence Durrell for a character in his 'Alexandria Quartet'. A known bearer is American actress Clea DuVall (1977-).
CLEARANCE m English (American, Rare)
Probably a variant of Clarence (compare Clearence). In some cases it may be derived from the English word clearance.
CLEARCH m English
English form of Clearchus.
CLEAVE m English
From an English origin meaning "cliff". Diminutive of Cleavon or a variant of Cleve. As an independent name can be transferred use of the surname Cleave. ... [more]
CLEDA f English (American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Cleta.
CLEETUS m English
Variant of Cletus
CLEMMA f English
Diminutive of Clementine or Clementia.
CLEMMIE f English
Diminutive of Clementine or Clement.
CLEMONT m English
Form of Clemens and Clement. Also this was a name of a character in the Pokémon X and Y series.
CLEODIE f English (Rare), Scottish
Allegedly derived from the Scottish surname McCleod, sometimes now more modernly spelled McCloud.
CLEOLA f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
Latinized form of Kleola. In Greek mythology, Cleola is the name of a daughter of Dias, son of Pelops. She was the first wife of Atreus, with whom she had Pleisthenes.
CLEOLINDA f English (Rare), Anglo-Saxon Mythology, Literature
According to legend, St. George saved the Princess Cleolinda from death by taming the dragon and then killing it in exchange for the kingdom's conversion to Christianity.
CLEOME f English (Rare)
Derieved from the Greek word kleos which means "glory". It is also a flower name.
CLEONA f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology, English (Rare)
Originally a Latinization of Kleone, this name is sometimes understood as a feminine form of Cleon in the English-speaking world.... [more]
CLEORA f English
Possibly an elaboration of Cleo or Clara.
CLETA f English (American, Rare), Catalan (Rare)
English feminine form of Cletus and Catalan short form of Anacleta.
CLEVIE m & f English
Diminutive of Cleveland, Cleve, or Cleva.
CLIDE m English
Variant of Clyde.
CLIF m English
Variant of Cliff.
CLIFETTE f English (Australian)
A Female Form of Cliford
CLIFFIE m & f English (American)
A Dimunitive Form of Clifford,Clifton,Clifette, and Cliftona and Also a Variant of Cliffy and Cliff
CLIFFY m English
Diminutive of Clifford and Clifton.
CLIODHNA f English
Anglicized form of Clíodhna.
CLISBY m English (Rare, Archaic)
From a surname originating in the village of Cleasby in North Yorkshire's Richmondshire district.
CLODA f English (British, Rare), English (Australian, Rare)
This is an anglicised version of Clodagh, which is the name of a river in County Tipperary, Ireland. This way is the most common spelling in the English-speaking world outside of Ireland.
CLOEY f English
Variant of Chloe.
CLOPTON m English
Clopton Havers became a Physician in England (via the Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians) in 1687 and wrote several books related to the study and structure of bones. He was born in the 1650s.
CLORA f English (Rare), American (South)
Possibly a short form of Clorinda or a variant of Clara influenced by Cora.
CLORICE f English (American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Chloris influenced by Clarice.
CLOTEE f English
Perhaps a diminutive of CLOTILDE. This was used in the 1997 children's historical novel A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl.
CLOUD m & f English, Popular Culture
Derived from the English word cloud. In Popular Culture, this is the name of the main protagonist (Cloud Strife) in "Final Fantasy VII", who also makes an appearance in "Dissidia: Final Fantasy".
Old English ... [more]
CLOYD m English
Possibly a variant of Clyde, influenced by names like Lloyd and Floyd.
CLUE m & f English
From the English word clue meaning "a piece of evidence or information used in the detection of a crime or solving of a mystery" (Compare Evidence).
CLYDA f English
Feminine form of Clyde.
CLYDETTA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Clyde.
CLYDETTE f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Clyde in the image of Claudette.
CLYDINE f English
Feminine form of Clyde.
CLYLE m English (American)
Combination of Clyde and Lyle.
CLYTIE f English, Greek Mythology (Latinized), Literature
Latinized form of Klytië. It was used by British author Joseph Hatton for the heroine of his novel 'Clytie' (1874), and borne by Australian opera singer Clytie Hine (1887–1983); it was also the birth name of Australian ceramic artist Klytie Pate (1912-2010)... [more]
CLYVE m English
Variant of Clive.
COBALT m English
From the metal or the shade of blue. Derived from German kobold, a type of house spirit. This in turn, has a few possible etymologies. One is that it come from Greek koba'los, meaning "rogue"... [more]
COBBY m & f English
Variant of Coby.
COBI f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Coby.
COBIE f & m English
Diminutive of Jacob or Jacoba.... [more]
COBINA f English (Rare)
Presumably a short form of Jacobina.
CODE m English
Diminutive of Cody.
CODI f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Cody
COE m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Coe.
COERY m English
Variant of Cory.
COHL m English
Variant of Cole.
COKO f English
Variant of Coco.
COLBIE f & m English
Feminine form or variant of Colby.
COLETE f Portuguese (Rare), English (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Portuguese form and English and Dutch variant of Colette.
COLETON m English
Variant of Colton.
COLETTA f Italian (Rare), English (Rare)
Truncated form of Nicoletta as well as a variant of Colette.
COLEY m & f English
Formally a surname. As a boy's name (also used as girl's name Coley), is a variant of Cole (Middle English, Old French), and the meaning of Coley is "swarthy, coal-black, charcoal". Can also be short for Nicole.
COLICIA f English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of Kalisha, the spelling influenced by that of Colleen or Colette.
COLIE m English
Diminutive of Cole.
COLINDA f English (American, Modern, Rare, Archaic)
Of unknown origin and meaning. Possibly created as a feminine form of Colin.
COLLEE f English
Variant of Carly, Kayley and Colleen
COLLEY m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Colley.
COLLIE f & m English
Diminutive of Colette or Colleen.
COLLIER m & f English
Collier is an English word meaning "coalminer", or "coal ship". (A colliery is a coalmine.)... [more]
COLLINE f English (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Collin, variant of Colleen or Coline.
COLLINS m & f English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Collins (1) or Collins (2).
COLLIS m English
From the traditionally English surname, which is a variant of Collins.
COLLY f English
Variant of Collie.
COLLYNNS f English (American, Rare)
Variant of Collins. Collynns was given to 5 girls in 2018 according to the SSA.
COLON m English
From a surname ultimateley derived from the given name Columbia.
COLORADO m English
Likely given in reference to the state of Colorado in the United States. The state was named for the Colorado River, which Spanish explorers named the Río Colorado for the ruddy (in Spanish, colorado, or 'colored red') silt the river carried from the mountains.
COLSON m English (Rare)
From a northern English and Scottish surname meaning "son of Cole" (the medieval English personal name Cole being either a diminutive of Nicholas or a derivative of the Old English byname Cola - or its Norse cognate Koli).
COLSTON m English
Transferred use of the surname Colston, meaning “coal town.”
COLTER m English
The name is most famous as being the last name of explorer John Colter, the first man of European descent to explore Yellow Stone National Park, Jackson Hole,Wyoming, and view the Teatons. All of which are located in the North Western United States... [more]
COLTRANE m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Coltrane.
COLTUN m English
Variant of Colton.
COLUMBIA m & f Spanish, English, Italian
The name Colombia comes from the name of Christopher Columbus (Spanish: Cristóbal Colón). It was conceived by the revolutionary Francisco de Miranda as a reference to all the New World, but especially to those territories and colonies under Spanish and Portuguese rule... [more]
COLVIN m English
Transferred use of the surname Colvin. It may also be used as a variant of Calvin.
COLYER m & f English (Modern)
Derived from the medieval form of an English/French surname that is nowadays most often seen as Collier (variant spellings include Coljer, Collyer and Colyear).
COMFI f English
Variant of Comfy.
COMFIE f English
Variant of Comfy.
COMFY f English
Diminutive of Comfort.
English form of Commodianus.
COMMODORE m English (Rare)
From the military rank of commodore, derived from French commandeur.
COMPANION m English (Canadian)
Transferred use of the surname Companion.
COMPTON m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Compton.
CONARD m English, Irish
Transferred use of the surname Conard.
CONCORD m English (Australian)
it refers to a certain bird called a concord a large wing bird which is now extincted
CONDA f English
Variant of Kaunda.
CONDER m English
Variant of Connor. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Kanter or Ganter.
CONFIDENCE f English (Puritan), South African
Meaning, "the feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust." Referring to the confidence one may have in God.
CONI f English, Spanish
Variant of Connie and diminutive of Consuelo.
CONNECTICUT f & m English (Rare)
From the name of a state in the United States of America.
CONNEE f English
Variant of Connie. A famous bearer was singer Connee Boswell.
CONNERY m & f Irish (Anglicized), English (Modern)
From a surname that was the Anglicized form of Ó Conraoi, meaning "descendant of Cú Raoi." Cú Raoi is an Old Irish name meaning "hound of the plain."... [more]
CONNI f English
Variant of Connie.
CONNY f & m Dutch, English, Swedish
Variant of Connie. In Sweden, it is primarily used as a masculine name and as a full name rather than a diminutive.
CONOLLY m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname.
CONREID m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Conreid.
CONROY m English
From the traditionally Irish surname which is an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conraoi 'descendant of Cú Raoi', a name meaning "hound of the plain", or the Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conaire 'descendant of Conaire', a byname meaning "keeper of the hound".
CONSETTA f English (Rare)
Probably a variant of Concetta.
CONSIDER m & f English (Puritan)
Possibly referring to Hebrews 10:24, "And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works" or Matthew 6:28, "And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin."
CONSIE f English (Australian)
Consie can be short for Consuelo, Consuela or other names beginning with 'Cons'.
CONSTANCY m & f English (Puritan)
Meaning, "the quality of being faithful and dependable." Referring to the constancy of God in one's life.
CONTEMPLATION m & f English (Puritan), Medieval English
Meaning, "deep, reflective thought." Referring to contemplation of the Biblical teachings.
CONTENT m & f English (Puritan)
From the English word, meaning "in a state of peaceful happiness", ultimately from Latin contentus meaning "satisfied".
CONTESSA f English (Modern, Rare), Medieval Italian
From the aristocratic title, derived from Latin comitissa "countess". More commonly a word, it was occasionally used as a medieval given name.
CONTINA f English (American, Modern)
Possibly a contraction of Constantina, or a creation using the popular name suffix -tina. Its spike in popularity in the States during the 70s coincides with similar names including Katina and Corina.
CONTINENT m English (Puritan)
Referring to a child born in the new continent (America).
CONYERS m English (Rare)
Derived from the English surname Conyers, which is ultimately of Norman French origin. There are two possibilities for the meaning of the surname. The first is that the surname is derived from the Old French verb coignier meaning "to mint", which would indicate that the surname is an occupational one, as this etymology suggests that the original bearer was a minter by profession... [more]
COOKIE m & f English (American, Rare)
A nickname with meaning that can be particular to the bearer. Cookie can suggest someone who is sweet, or it can be a nickname for someone who cooks, as in the long running cartoon strip 'Beetle Bailey' where the camp cook is known as Cookie.
COOP m English
Diminutive of Cooper.
COPELAND m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Copeland.
COPELYN f & m English (American, Rare)
Variant of Copeland using the popular name suffix -lyn.
COPPER m & f English
Possibly derived from the English word "copper" referring to the type of "metal" or the "reddish-brown color", or perhaps in reference to the slang-word for "policeman".
CORABEL f English
Combination of Cora and the popular name suffix -bel (see Belle).
Elaboration of Corabel.
CORABELLE f English (Rare)
Combination of Cora and Belle.
CORALAINA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Cora with the common suffix -laina
CORALENE f English
Elaboration of Cora with the popular suffix -lene.
Elaboration of Coral.