English Submitted Names

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CORALYN f English
Variant of Coraline.
CORAMAE f English
Combination of Cora and Mae.
CORASTELLA f English
Combination of Cora and Stella.
CORB m English (Rare)
Diminutive of Corbin or Corbett. Noted bearer is Canadian musician Corb Lund.
CORBETT m English
Transferred use of the surname.
CORBYN m English
Variant of Corbin.
CORDA f English
Either a diminutive of Cordelia or from the Latin corda meaning "hearts."
CORDAE m English (American)
From Ancient Greek χορδή (khordḗ) meaning, “string of gut, cord”.
CORDELIUS m English
Masculine form of Cordelia.
CORDEN m English, English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Corden. Corden was given to 10 boys in 2017.
CORDIA f Ancient Roman, English (Rare)
Feminine form of Cordius. In the English-speaking world, this name can sometimes be a short form of Cordelia. A known bearer of this name is the American entrepreneur Cordia Harrington (b. 1954).
CORDIE f English
Diminutive of Cordelia.
CORDY f English
Diminutive of Cordelia.
COREAN f English
Possibly a combination of names like Corry and Anne or an elaboratization of Corinne.
CORELLA f English, Spanish
Possibly a combination of Cora and Ella, or inspired by the Basque surname Corella used in the Navarre province, or from the Italian surname thought to be a diminutive of a feminine form of Core, itself a diminutive of names containing the element.
CORELLE f English
Variant of Coral.
CORENA f English
Variant of Corrina.
CORENE f English
Variant of Corinne.
CORESSA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of Cora.
CORINDA f English
Presumably an elaboration of Cora. Dates to the 18th century.
CORINTH f English (American)
Named after the Greek city of Corinth mentioned prominently in the bible.
CORINTHIA f English (Rare), African American
From Corinth, the ancient Greek city-state. In the New Testament there are two epistles to the Corinthians written by Saint Paul. This is the name of "Miss Corrie" Hogganbeck in 'The Reivers' (1962) by William Faulkner.
CORINTHIAN m & f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Corinthian is the most ornate of the classical orders (columns) of Greek and Roman architecture, characterized by fluted columns and elaborate capitals with intricate carvings. It has taken on the meaning of "ornate, luxurious" because of the typical traits of the namesake order... [more]
CORK m English (Modern)
Probably from a surname for a person who comes from Cork: the Irish city located in the South-West Region, in the province of Munster.
CORLEY m & f English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "crane clearing" or "crane field" in Old English, or else from an Irish surname which was a variant of Curley. It is also used as a diminutive of Corliss.
CORLISS f English (Rare)
From Old English carleas, a compound of caru meaning "grief" or "care" and leas meaning "free from" or "without".
CORMIC m English
Variant of Cormac.
CORMICK m English
Anglicized form of Cormac and Cormag.
CORNELIAN m & f English (Rare)
Named for the deep red gemstone which is also known as a carnelian. The word comes from the Latin cornum, meaning "cornel cherry" - a flowering dogwood tree with small, dark red fruit.... [more]
CORNWALLIS m English
From the Scottish surname meaning "man from Cornwall".
CORNY m English
Diminutive of Cornelius.
CORREA f English (Australian)
A small Australian shrub whose leaves give off a fruity smell when crushed. Named in honour of the Portuguese botanist José Correia da Serra; Correia is a common Portuguese surname meaning “leather strap”, originally given to those who worked in the leather trade.
CORREY m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Corey.
CORRICK m English (Rare)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Gaelic Mac Con Charraige meaning "son of Cú Charraige" or Mac Con Chathrach "son of Cú Chathrach".
CORRIGAN m & f English (Rare)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Corragáin meaning "descendant of Corragán". The Gaelic byname or given name Corragán is a double diminutive of corr "pointed" (hence it is sometimes interpreted to mean "spear").
CORRINNE f English
Variant of Corinne.
CORRY m English
Variant of Cory.
CORRYNN f English
Variant of Corinne.
CORTANA f English, Popular Culture
Variant of Curtana, from the Latin curtus, meaning "short", the name of the ceremonial sword used at the Coronation of British royalty. The name of an artificial intelligence creature in the Halo video game franchise, as well as Microsoft's virtual assistant, which was named for character in the game.
CORTÉZ m Spanish, English
Transferred use of the surname Cortéz.
CORTNEI f English
Variant of Courtney.
CORTNI m English
Masculine form of Courtney.
CORTNY f & m English
Variant of Courtney.
CORVIN m English, German, German (Swiss), Romanian
English and German form of Corvinus.
CORVINE m English
meaning Raven or Crow
CORYDON m Literature, English (American)
Derived from Greek κορυδος (korudos) meaning "crested lark". This was a stock name for a shepherd in ancient Greek pastoral poems and fables.
CORYN m French (Belgian, Rare), English (Modern)
Variant of Corin, primarily used in Belgium and northern France.
COSMIA f English (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare), Greek (Latinized, Rare), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Κοσμια (Kosmia), a derivative of κοσμος (kosmos) "order, the world, the universe, ornament, adornment". Cf. Cosmas.
COSMOS m & f English (Rare)
After the English word for the universe, and also the name of a garden flower.
COSTELLA f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Probably a feminine form of Costa.
COSTELLO m English (American, Modern, Rare)
Transferred from the originally Irish surname Costello.
COSZETTE f English (American)
Rare variant spelling of Cosette.
COTE m English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "river bank" in Old French.
COTI m & f English
Variant of Cody.
COTTON m English (Puritan)
Transferred use of the surname Cotton.
COTTONWOOD f & m English
Transferred use of the surname Cottonwood.
COULSON m English (Modern)
Either a transferred use of the surname Coulson or a variant of Colson. Coulson was given to 41 boys in 2018 according to the SSA.
COUNCIL m English
From the English council, referring to a body of people that are formally constituted and meet regularly.
COUPER m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Cooper. Couper was given to 12 boys in 2015 according to the SSA.
COURAGE m & f English (Rare)
Borrowing from Old French corage (French courage), from Vulgar Latin coraticum, from Latin cor (“heart”). Distantly related to cardiac (“of the heart”), which is from Greek, but from the same Proto-Indo-European root.
COURT m & f English
Short form of Courtney.
COURTENAY f & m English (Rare)
French place name Courtenay (originally a derivative of the personal name Curtenus, itself derived from Latin curtus "short").... [more]
COURTLAND m English (Modern)
Transferred use of the surname Courtland.... [more]
COURTLEIGH f English
Variant of Courtney incorporating Leigh.
COURTLYN f English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of Courtland using the popular name suffix lyn, or perhaps a blend of Courtney and Kaitlyn.
COURTY f English
Diminutive of Courtenay.
COVE m & f English (Rare)
Either from the English surname Cove or else directly from the vocabulary word cove, which refers to a small coastal inlet.
COVEY m & f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Covey.
COWELL m English (Rare)
From the traditionally English habitational surname meaning "cow hill". From the Old English cu 'cow' and hyll 'hill'. It may also be an English variant of the Polish, Jewish, and Sorbian surname Kowal, which means "smith" in Polish.
COZ m English
Diminutive of Cosmo.
CRAIGGIE m English
Diminutive of Craig.
CRAIGIE m English
Diminutive of Craig.
CRAIGY m English
Diminutive of Craig.
CRAKA m English (American)
It is the name of rapper Yung Craka
CRANDALL m English
Transferred use of the surname Crandall.
CRANE m English
Transferred use of the surname Crane, though in some cases it may be from the name of the bird.
CRAVEN m English (Rare)
From a surname and place name probably meaning "garlic place".
CRAYTON m English
From a surname which was originally from an Old English place name meaning "cray settlement".
CREATH m English (American, Rare)
Reduced form of the Scottish McCreath, which is a variant of McCrae.
CRECE f English
Diminutive of Lucretia.
CRECY f English
Diminutive of Lucretia.
CREED m & f English
From the English word "creed" meaning "that which is believed, a set of beliefs, particularly religious, or any set of principals adhered to; a manifesto of religious or spiritual beliefs; or the fact of believing, as in belief, faith"... [more]
CREEDENCE f & m English (American)
Variant of Credence. This spelling likely influenced by the American rock band, Creedence Clearwater Revival.
CREEK f & m English (Rare)
A nature name meaning a stream smaller than a river. The word creek is originally from Old Norse kriki, a bend or crook, and from Middle English creke.
CREGAN m English
Transferred use of the surname Cregan.
CREIG m English
Transferred use of the surname.
CRENSHAW m English
Transferred use of the surname Crenshaw.
CREOLA f English (Rare)
Perhaps an invented name, based on the English word Creole, or on similar-sounding names such as Leola.
CRESCENT m & f English (Rare)
Originally a variant of Crescens, it is now considered a nature name referring to the phase of the moon, derived from Old French creissant, ultimately from Latin crescere "come forth, spring up, grow, thrive".... [more]
CRESSIE f English
Diminutive of Cressida.
CREW m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Crew.
CREWE m English
Transferred use of the surname Crewe.
CRIA f English (American)
Possibly a feminine version of Crius?
CRICKET m & f Popular Culture, English, American (South)
Simply from the name of the small insect known for its nocturnal chirping. It occurs briefly in Shakespeare's play 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' (1597) belonging to a fairy that makes certain the hearths are well-kept.
CRIMEFIGHTER f English (Rare)
From Middle English cryme, crime, from Old French crime, crimne, from Latin crīmen combined with Middle English fightere, fyghtor, feghtere, feghtare, fiȝtare, fiȝtere, from Old English feohtere.
CRIMSON m & f English (Rare)
Derived from English crimson, the name for a strong, bright, deep purplish-red color. The English word is ultimately derived from Arabic qirmiz. It is originally the color of the dye produced from a scale insect, Kermes vermilio, but the name is now also used as a generic term for those slightly bluish-red colors that are between red and rose.... [more]
CRISI f English
Short form of Cristina.
CRISPINIAN m English
English form of Crispinianus. This name was borne by a Roman saint from the 3rd century AD.
CRISS m & f English
Diminutive of Christopher, Christina, and other names beginning with Chris.
CRISSA f English (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning.... [more]
CRISSIE f English
Diminutive of Cristina, Cristine, and other names with a similar sound.
CRISSY f English
Diminutive of Cristine, Cristina, and other names with a similar sound.
CRISTA f English
Diminutive of Christina.
CRISTHEL f English
Variant of Crystal.
CRISTI f English
Variant of Cristy.
CRISTIE f English
Diminutive of Cristina, Cristine, and other names with a similar sound.
CRISTIN f English
Variant of Kristin.
CRISTOFRE m English
Middle English form of Christopher.
CRISTOPHER m English, Spanish
English variant and Spanish form of Christopher.
CRISTY f English
Diminutive of Cristina, Cristian, or other names with similar sounds.
CRISTYN f English
Variant of Kristin.
CROCKETT m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Crockett.
CROIX m English
French cognate of Cruz, possibly taken from the name of St. Croix, the largest of the Virgin Islands (which was originally Santa Cruz, "Holy Cross" in Spanish, the name given by Columbus).
CROMWELL m English
A surname used as a first name. A place name which is that of a small village in Nottinghamshire which means “winding stream” in Old English.... [more]
CROSS m & f English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Cross.
CROW m & f English
From the name of the large black bird.
CROWE m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Crowe.
CROWLEY m English, Irish
Transferred use of the surname Crowley.
CRU m English
Variant of Crew.
CRUISE m English
Variant of Cruz.
CRUIZE m English
Variant of Cruz.
CRUSOE m English
Transferred use of the surname Crusoe.
CRYS f English (American, Rare)
Variant of Chris or a short form of Crystal.
CRYSTA f English (Rare)
Variant of Christa possibly influenced by Crystal.
CRYSTALINE f English (Rare)
Combination of Crystal with the suffix -line.
CRYSTALL f English
Variant of Crystal.
CRYSTALYN f English
Combination of the name Crystal with the suffix lyn.
CRYSTLE f English (Modern)
Variant spelling of Crystal. Also compare Krystle. Notable bearers of this name include the Canadian-American actress Crystle Lightning (b. 1981) and Crystle Stewart (b. 1981), an American actress and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 2008.
CUBBIE m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Cubbie.
CUCKOO f & m English (Rare)
Possibly created in reference to the cuckoo, a bird.
CUINN m & f English (Rare), Irish (Rare)
Derived from Irish Ó Cuinn meaning "descendant of Conn. According to the Social Security Administration, Cuinn was given to 11 boys in 2015.
CULLIN m English
Variant of Cullen.
CULLON m English
Variant of Cullen.
CULLYN m & f English
Variant and feminine form of Cullen.
CUMI f Biblical, English (Rare)
Means "arise; stand up" in Aramaic. ... [more]
CUMMINS m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Cummins.
CUNIBERT m English, French
English and French form of Kunibert.
CUNIMOND m English, French
English and French form of Kunimund.
CUNIMUND m English, German, History
Variant of Kunimund. Cunimund was a 6th-century king of the Gepids, a Germanic tribe.
CUPCAKE f & m English (Rare)
Pet name.
CURIE f English
Derived from Currie in Midlothian, Scotland; derived from Corrie, in Dumfriesshire; a Scottish spelling of the Irish last name Curry; or from the Old French curie, which meant "kitchen." It is usually given in honour of the physicist and chemist Madame Marie Curie, famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity.
CURLEY m English
Either from an Irish surname which was ultimately derived from the Gaelic personal name Toirdhealbhach meaning "Thor-shaped", or else from an English surname of Norman origin, which may have been from a French place name or perhaps from a nickname meaning "curlew (a bird)" (see also Curly)... [more]
CURRAN m English (Rare)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of either of the Gaelic surnames Ó Corráin or Ó Corraidhín meaning "descendent of Corraidhín".
CURREN m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Curren.
CURRER m English
From an English surname meaning "currier", ultimately derived from the Latin word coriarius. The name Currer Bell was a masculine pseudonym Charlotte Brontë used.
CURRIE m English
Transferred use of the surname Currie.
CURRIER m English
Transferred use of the surname Currier.
CURRY m & f English (American, Rare)
Transferred use from the surname Curry.
CURTISS m English
Variant of Curtis.
CUSHLA f English (Australian, Rare), English (New Zealand, Rare)
Cushla literally means "pulse" (from Irish Gaelic cuisle).... [more]
CUTIE f English (Rare)
A "cutie" is an charmingly attractive or cute person, especially a young girl or woman.
CUTLER m English
Given to a "knife maker" or a man that "makes cutlery"
CUTTER m English (Modern), Popular Culture
From the traditionally English occupational surname for a tailor or barber. From the Old English cyttan 'to cut'.... [more]
CYANNA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Cyan.
CYBIL f English
Variant of Sibyl.
CYBILLA f English
Elaboration of Cybill.
CYD f English (Modern)
Short form of Cydney.
CYLA f Polish, English
Diminutive of Cecylia.
CYLE m English
Variant of Kyle.
CYLER m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Syler.
CYLIN f English (American)
Possibly a variant of Caelan or Kylen.
CYMRY f English
Means ''Welsh'', plural of Cymro ''Welshman''.
CYN f English
Short form of Cynthia.
CYNDIA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Cyndi.
CYNDIE f English
Variant of Cindy.
CYNDY f English
Variant of Cindy.
CYNTHIANA f English (Rare)
Either an elaboration of Cynthia or a combination of Cynthia and Ana.
CYRAH f English (?)
Variant of Cyra.
CYREE f English (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly a feminine form of Cyrus.
CYRIAC m English
English form of Cyriacus.
CYRSTAL f English
Variant of Crystal.
CYRUSTINE m & f English (Rare)
Combination of Cyrus and tine (from names such as Augustine).
CZARINA f Filipino, English
Feminine form of Czar.
CZARLENE f English (American, Rare)
Rare spelling variant of Charlene.
DABNEY f & m English
From an English surname which was derived from Norman French d'Aubigné, originally denoting one who came from Aubigné or Aubigny in northern France. The place name was ultimately a derivative of Albus.
DACEY f & m Irish, English
pet form of Candace... [more]
DACKEN m English (Archaic)
Medieval diminutive of DAVID.
DACODA m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Dakota (See also Dacota and Dakoda)
DACOTA m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Dakota.
DACY m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Dacey.
DAEDRIAN m English (Modern)
Altered form of Adrian, perhaps influenced by the sound of Dedrick or Deidre.
DAELY f English (American, Rare)
May be a variant of Daley.
DAELYN f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Dale and the popular name suffix lyn, probably based on similar-sounding names such as Kaylyn, Raelyn and Shaelyn.
DAFFY m English, Popular Culture
Diminutive of David. A popular bearer was the cartoon Daffy Duck.
DAGGETT m English (Modern)
Derived from a surname which was derived from the Old French word "Dague", meaning knife or dagger, and as such was a Norman introduction into England after the 1066 Conquest. The name is a medieval metonymic for one who habitually carried a dagger, or who was a manufacturer of such weapons.
DAHL m English
Transferred use of the surname Dahl.
DAHLIAH f English
Variant of Dahlia.
DAHY m & f English (Rare), Irish (Rare)
Transferred use of this surname Dahy.
DAICEE f English (Rare)
Probably a variant of Daisy.
DAIL f & m English
Means "Dweller In The Valley"... [more]
DAILE f English
Means "Dweller In The Valley"... [more]
DAIMHÍN m Irish, English (Rare)
Means "bard".