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CHRYSANTHEMUM f English
Taken directly from the name of the flower, which is derived from Greek khrusos
"gold" and anthemon
CICI f English
Diminutive of Cecilia
and other names beginning with or containing the sound Ci
CINDYLOU f English (Rare)
Combination of Cindy
. 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
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.
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.
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.
CLARESCA f English
Adapted from the Latin word claresce
CLAYNE m English (Rare)
Probably a blend of the given names Clay
. 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-).
CLEOME f English (Rare)
Derieved from the Greek word kleos
which means "glory". It is also a flower name.
CLIFFIE m & f English (American)
A Dimunitive Form of Clifford,Clifton,Clifette, and Cliftona and Also a Variant of Cliffy and Cliff
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.
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".
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
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]
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]
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
COLLIER m & f English
Collier is an English word meaning "coalminer", or "coal ship". (A colliery is a coalmine.)... [more]
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
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]
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]
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
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.
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".
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."
CONSTANCY m & f English (Puritan)
Meaning, "the quality of being faithful and dependable." Referring to the constancy of God in one's life.
CONTENT m & f English (Puritan)
From the English word, meaning "in a state of peaceful happiness", ultimately from Latin contentus
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.
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".