Feminine Names

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CALLISTO (2)fGreek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KALLISTO. A moon of Jupiter bears this name.
Feminine form of CALOGERO.
CALYPSOfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Καλυψω (Kalypso) which probably meant "she that conceals", derived from καλυπτω (kalypto) "to cover, to conceal". In Greek myth this was the name of the nymph who fell in love with Odysseus after he was shipwrecked on her island of Ogygia. When he refused to stay with her she detained him for seven years until Zeus ordered her to release him.
CAM (1)fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (cam) meaning "orange (fruit)".
CAM (2)m & fEnglish
Short form of CAMERON.
Latin form of the Welsh Cymru, the Welsh name for the country of Wales, derived from cymry meaning "the people". It is occasionally used as a given name in modern times.
French form of CAMELLIA.
From camelie, the Romanian spelling of camellia (see CAMELLIA).
CAMELLIAfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the flowering shrub, which was named for the botanist and missionary Georg Josef Kamel.
CAMERONm & fEnglish
From a Scottish surname meaning "crooked nose" from Gaelic cam "crooked" and sròn "nose".
CAMILAfSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of CAMILLA.
CAMILLAfEnglish, Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, German, 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'. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by Fanny Burney's novel 'Camilla' (1796).
CAMILLEf & mFrench, English
French feminine and masculine form of CAMILLA. It is also used in the English-speaking world, where it is generally only feminine.
Diminutive of CAMILLA.
CAMRYNfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine variant of CAMERON.
Means "beloved" in Turkish.
CANDACEfEnglish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the hereditary title of the queens of Ethiopia, as mentioned in Acts in the New Testament. It is apparently derived from Cushitic kdke meaning "queen mother". In some versions of the Bible it is spelled Kandake, reflecting the Greek spelling Κανδακη. It was used as a given name by the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized in the 20th century by a character in the movie 'Meet the Stewarts' (1942).
CANDEf & mSpanish
Short form of CANDELARIA.
Means "Candlemas" in Spanish, ultimately derived from Spanish candela "candle". This name is given in honour of the church festival of Candlemas, which commemorates the presentation of Christ in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mary.
Variant of CANDY.
Spanish form of CANDIDA.
Portuguese form of CANDIDA.
CANDIDAfLate 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. As an English name, it came into use after George Bernard Shaw's play 'Candida' (1898).
CANDIDEm & fFrench
French form of CANDIDUS or CANDIDA.
Diminutive of CANDACE. It is also influenced by the English word candy.
From Turkish can meaning "soul, life" and su meaning "water".
Derived from the Gaelic elements caol "slender" and fionn "fair". This was the name of several Irish saints.
CAOIMHEfIrish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic caomh meaning "beautiful, gentle, kind".
From the English word meaning "impulse", ultimately (via French) from Italian capriccio.
CAPRICIAfEnglish (Rare)
Elaborated form of CAPRICE.
From the name of the Italian island of Capri.
Means "nasturtium" in French. This was the stage name of the French actress and model Capucine (1928-1990).
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.
From the Italian phrase cara mia meaning "my beloved".
CARDEAfRoman Mythology
Derived from Latin cardo meaning "hinge, axis". This was the name of the Roman goddess of thresholds, door pivots, and change.
CAREYm & fIrish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Ciardha meaning "descendant of CIARDHA".
Variant of CARRIE.
Spanish cognate of CHARITY.
Variant of KARIN.
CARINA (1)fEnglish, 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.
French form of CARINA (1). It can also function as a short form of CATHERINE, via Swedish Karin.
Derived from Latin caritas meaning "dearness, esteem, love".
Feminine diminutive of CARL.
CARLEYfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine form of CARL.
Feminine form of CARL.
CARLISAfEnglish (Rare)
Combination of CARLA and LISA.
CARLOTAfSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of CHARLOTTE.
Italian form of CHARLOTTE.
Feminine form of CARL.
Contracted variant of CAROLINE.
CARME (1)fGalician, Catalan
Galician and Catalan form of CARMEL.
CARME (2)fGreek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Καρμη (Karme), which was derived from κειρω (keiro) "to shear". This was the name of a Cretan goddess of the harvest.
CARMELfEnglish, Jewish
From the title of the Virgin Mary Our Lady of Carmel. כַּרְמֶל (Karmel) (meaning "garden" in Hebrew) is a mountain in Israel mentioned in the Old Testament. It was the site of several early Christian monasteries. As an English given name, it has mainly been used by Catholics.
CARMELAfItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of CARMEL.
Spanish diminutive of CARMEL.
Latinized form of CARMEL.
CARMENfSpanish, English, Italian, Romanian
Medieval Spanish form of CARMEL influenced by the Latin word carmen "song". This was the name of the main character in George Bizet's opera 'Carmen' (1875).
CARMOm & fPortuguese
Portuguese form of CARMEL.
CAROL (1)f & mEnglish
Short form of CAROLINE. It was formerly a masculine name, derived from CAROLUS. The name can also be given in reference to the English vocabulary word, which means "song" or "hymn".
French feminine form of CAROLUS.
Dutch feminine form of CAROLUS.
German feminine form of CAROLUS.
CAROLINAfItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Swedish
Latinate feminine form of CAROLUS. This is the name of two American states: North and South Carolina. They were named for Charles I, king of England.
CARONf & mWelsh
Derived from Welsh caru meaning "to love".
CARREENfEnglish (Rare)
Used by Margaret Mitchell in her novel 'Gone with the Wind' (1936), where it is a combination of CAROLINE and IRENE.
Diminutive of CAROLINE.
Diminutive of CAROLINE.
CARSONm & fScottish, English
From a Scottish surname of uncertain meaning. A famous bearer of the surname was the American scout Kit Carson (1809-1868).
CARYm & fEnglish
Variant of CAREY.
Derived from Welsh caru meaning "love". This is a relatively modern Welsh name, in common use only since the middle of the 20th century.
CASEYm & fEnglish, Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh meaning "descendant of CATHASACH". This name can be given in honour of Casey Jones (1863-1900), a train engineer who sacrificed his life to save his passengers. In his case, Casey was a nickname acquired because he was raised in the town of Cayce, Kentucky.
CASSf & mEnglish
Short form of CASSANDRA, CASSIDY, and other names beginning with Cass.
CASSANDRAfEnglish, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Κασσανδρα (Kassandra), derived from possibly κεκασμαι (kekasmai) "to excel, to shine" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Greek myth Cassandra was a Trojan princess, the daughter of Priam and Hecuba. She was given the gift of prophecy by Apollo, but when she spurned his advances he cursed her so nobody would believe her prophecies.... [more]
CASSARAHfEnglish (Rare)
Recently created name intended to mean "what will be, will be". It is from the title of the 1956 song 'Que Sera, Sera', which was taken from the Italian phrase che sarà sarà. The phrase que sera, sera is not grammatically correct in any Romance language.
Portuguese feminine form of CASSIUS.
CASSIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of CASSIUS.
CASSIDYf & mEnglish (Modern)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Caiside meaning "descendant of CAISIDE".
Diminutive of CASSANDRA and other names beginning with Cass.
CASSIOPEIAfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κασσιοπεια (Kassiopeia) or Κασσιεπεια (Kassiepeia), possibly meaning "cassia juice". In Greek myth Cassiopeia was the wife of Cepheus and the mother of Andromeda. She was changed into a constellation and placed in the northern sky after she died.
CATf & mEnglish
Diminutive of CATHERINE. It can also be a nickname from the English word for the animal.
Romanian form of KATHERINE.
Spanish form of KATHERINE.
CATARINAfPortuguese, Occitan, Galician
Portuguese, Occitan and Galician form of KATHERINE.
CATEfEnglish (Rare)
Variant of KATE. A famous bearer is Australian actress Cate Blanchett (1975-).
CATELINEfMedieval French
Medieval French form of KATHERINE.
CATERINAfItalian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan form of KATHERINE.
CATHARINAfDutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of KATHERINE.
CATHERINEfFrench, English
French form of KATHERINE, and also a common English variant.
German short form of KATHARINA.
CATHRINEfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of KATHERINE.
Diminutive of CATHERINE.
Diminutive of CATARINA.
Italian diminutive of CATERINA.
Contracted form of CĂTĂLINA.
CATO (2)fDutch
Diminutive of CATHARINA.
CATRINfWelsh, German
Welsh form of KATHERINE, as well as a German short form of KATHARINA.
Swedish variant of KATRINE.
Spanish feminine form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).
Diminutive of CECILIA or other names containing a similar sound.
CÉCILEfFrench, Dutch
French form of CECILIA.
CECÍLIAfPortuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian form of CECILIA.
CECILIAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Romanian, Finnish, 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. After attempts to suffocate her failed, she was beheaded. She was later regarded as the patron saint of music and musicians.... [more]
Czech form of CECILIA.
CECILIEfNorwegian, Danish, Czech
Norwegian, Danish and Czech form of CECILIA.
CECILIJAfSlovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of CECILIA.
English form of CECILIA. This was the usual English form during the Middle Ages.
Polish form of CECILIA.
CEDARf & mEnglish (Rare)
From the English word for the coniferous tree, derived (via Old French and Latin) from Greek κεδρος (kedros).
CÉIBHFHIONNfIrish Mythology
Means "fair locks" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of an Irish goddess of inspiration.
Derived from the Welsh elements cain "lovely" and gwen "white, fair, blessed".
CELANDINEfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the flower, which derives from Greek χελιδων (chelidon) "swallow (bird)".
CÉLESTEf & mFrench
French feminine and masculine form of CAELESTIS.
CELESTEf & mItalian, English
Italian feminine and masculine form of CAELESTIS. It is also the English feminine form.
CELESTINAfSpanish, Italian
Latinate feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
French feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
CELESTINEf & mEnglish
English form of CAELESTINUS. It is more commonly used as a feminine name, from the French feminine form Célestine.
Polish feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
Portuguese form of CELIA.
CELIAfEnglish, Spanish
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. It is sometimes used as a short form of CECILIA.
Short form of MARCELINA.
CELINDAfEnglish (Rare)
Probably a blend of CELIA and LINDA. This is also the Spanish name for a variety of shrub with white flowers, known as sweet mock-orange in English (species Philadelphus coronarius).
French feminine form of CAELINUS. This name can also function as a short form of MARCELINE.
Turkish feminine form of JAMIL.
Means "young gazelle" in Turkish.
CERESfRoman 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.
CERI (2)fWelsh
Short form of CERIDWEN.
Possibly from Welsh cyrrid "bent" or cerdd "poetry" combined with ven "woman" or gwen "white, fair, blessed". According to medieval Welsh legend this was the name of a sorceress or goddess who created a potion that would grant wisdom to her son Morfan. The potion was instead consumed by her servant Gwion Bach, who was subsequently reborn as the renowned bard Taliesin.
Means "cherry" in French.
Variant of CARYS.
Portuguese feminine form of CAESARIUS.
Feminine diminutive of CESARE.
CEVAHİRf & mTurkish
Turkish form of JAWAHIR.
Romanian feminine form of CAESAR.
From Sino-Korean (chae) meaning "collect, gather, pluck" combined with (won) meaning "source, origin, beginning". Other hanja combinations are possible.
CHAGGITfBiblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of HAGGITH.
CHALCHIUHTICUEfAztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "jade skirt" in Nahuatl. She was the Aztec goddess of water and rivers, the wife of Tlaloc.
CHALICEfEnglish (Rare)
Means simply "chalice, goblet" from the English word, derived from Latin calix.
CHANm & fKhmer
Means "moon" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
Variant of CHANNAH.
CHANDAm & fHinduism, Indian, Hindi
Means "fierce, hot, passionate" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form चण्ड and the feminine form चण्डा (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga).
CHANDRAm & fHinduism, Bengali, Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Means "moon" in Sanskrit, derived from चन्द (chand) meaning "to shine". This is a transcription of the masculine form चण्ड (a name of the moon in Hindu texts which is often personified as a deity) as well as the feminine form चण्डा.
From a French surname which meant "pipe". It has been used as an American given name since 1970s, influenced by the Chanel brand name (a line of women's clothing and perfume), which was named for French fashion designer Coco Chanel (1883-1971).
CHANGm & fChinese
From Chinese (chāng) meaning "flourish, prosper, good, sunlight" (which is usually only masculine), (chàng) meaning "smooth, free, unrestrained" or (cháng) meaning "long". Other Chinese characters are also possible.
Means "moon-faced girl" from Khmer ចន្ទ (chan) "moon" and នារី (neari) "woman, girl".
CHANNINGm & fEnglish (Modern)
From an English surname of uncertain origin.
CHANTALfFrench, English, Dutch
From a French surname which was derived from a place name meaning "stony". It was originally given in honour of Saint Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal, the founder of the Visitation Order in the 17th century. It has become associated with French chant "song".
CHANTÉfEnglish (Modern)
Means "sung" in French.
Means "moonlight" in Khmer.
CHAOm & fChinese
From Chinese (chāo) meaning "surpass, leap over" (which is usually only masculine), (cháo) meaning "tide, flow, damp", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
Means "happiness, joy" in Greek.
CHARISfAncient Greek, English (Rare)
Feminine form of CHARES. It came into use as an English given name in the 17th century.
CHARISMAfEnglish (Rare)
From the English word meaning "personal magnetism", ultimately derived from Greek χαρις (charis) "grace, kindness".
Elaborated form of CHARIS. Edmund Spencer used it in his epic poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
From a French surname of unknown meaning. It was used as a given name in honour of American actress and dancer Cyd Charisse (1921-2008).
Latinate form of CHARITY.
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. The English name Charity came into use among the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation.
Feminine form of CHARLES.
Feminine diminutive of CHARLES.
CHARLEYm & fEnglish
Diminutive or feminine form of CHARLES.
CHARLIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive or feminine form of CHARLES. A famous bearer is Charlie Brown, the main character in the comic strip 'Peanuts' by Charles Schulz.
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES.
CHARLIZEfSouthern African, Afrikaans
Feminine form of CHARLES using the popular Afrikaans name suffix ize. This name was popularized by South African actress Charlize Theron (1975-), who was named after her father Charles.
Swedish variant of CHARLOTTE.
CHARLOTTEfFrench, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES. It was introduced to Britain in the 17th century. A notable bearer was Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), the eldest of the three Brontë sisters and the author of 'Jane Eyre' and 'Villette'.
Meaning unknown, perhaps a combination of CHARMIAN or the English word charm with the aine suffix from LORRAINE. It was (first?) used for a character in the play 'What Price Glory' (1924), which was made into a popular movie in 1926.
CHARMIANfEnglish (Rare)
Form of CHARMION used by Shakespeare in his play 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606).
CHARMIONfAncient Greek
Greek name derived from χαρμα (charma) meaning "delight". This was the name of one of Cleopatra's servants, as recorded by Plutarch.
From a Slavic word meaning "black".
CHARNETTEfEnglish (Rare)
Probably an invented name.
Spanish diminutive of ROSARIO.
From the English word chastity, which is ultimately from Latin castus "pure". It was borne by the daughter of Sonny Bono and Cher, which probably led to the name's increase in popularity during the 1970s.
CHÂUf & mVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (châu) meaning "pearl, gem".
CHAUSIKUfEastern African, Swahili
Means "born at night" in Swahili.
Hebrew form of EVE.
CHAWWAHfBiblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of EVE.
Feminine form of CHAYYIM.
CHEAm & fKhmer
Means "healthy" in Khmer.
CHEFTZI-BAHfBiblical Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of HEPHZIBAH.
Diminutive of MICHELLE.
Diminutive of CONSUELO.
From the name of a district in London, originally derived from Old English and meaning "landing place for chalk or limestone". It has been in general use as an English given name since the 1970s.
CHEN (1)m & fChinese
From Chinese (chén) or (chén) which both mean "morning". The character also refers to the fifth Earthly Branch (7 AM to 9 AM) which is itself associated with the dragon of the Chinese zodiac. This name can be formed from other characters as well.
CHEN (2)m & fHebrew
Means "grace, charm" in Hebrew.
Means "thought, intellect" in Khmer.
CHENGm & fChinese
From Chinese (chéng) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (chéng) meaning "sincere, honest, true", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly.
Short form of CHERYL. In the case of the American musician Cher (1946-), it is short for her real name CHERILYN.
Variant of CHERIE.
Derived from French chérie meaning "darling". In America, Cherie came into use shortly after the variant Sherry, and has not been as common.
Combination of CHERYL and the popular name suffix lyn.
From the English word meaning "to treasure".
CHEROKEEf & mEnglish (Rare)
Probably derived from the Creek word tciloki meaning "people of a different speech". This is the name of a Native American people who live in the east of North America.
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.
Elaboration of CHERIE, perhaps influenced by BERYL. This name was not used before the 20th century.
CHESEDf & mHebrew
Means "kindness, goodness" in Hebrew.
CHETANAfIndian, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of CHETAN.
Anglicized form of SIOBHÁN.
CHEYANNEfEnglish (Modern)
Variant of CHEYENNE probably influenced by the name ANNE (1).
CHEYENNEf & mEnglish
Derived from the Dakota word shahiyena meaning "red speakers". This is the name of a Native American people of the Great Plains. The name was supposedly given to the Cheyenne by the Dakota because their language was unrelated to their own. As a given name, it has been in use since the 1950s.
CHI (1)fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (chi) meaning "branch".
CHI (2)m & fMythology, Western African, Igbo
Means "god, spirtual being" in Igbo, referring to the personal spiritual guardian that each person is believed to have. Christian Igbo people use it as a name for the personal Christian god. This can also be a short form of the many Igbo names that begin with this element.
CHIAMAKAfWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is beautiful" in Igbo.
Italian form of CLARA. Saint Chiara (commonly called Saint Clare in English) was a follower of Saint Francis of Assisi.
Diminutive of CHIARA.
CHIBUEZEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is the king" in Igbo.
CHIBUIKEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is strength" in Igbo.
CHIBUZOm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God leads the way" in Igbo.
Diminutive of FRANCISCA.
CHICHIfWestern African, Igbo
Diminutive of Igbo names beginning with the element Chi meaning "God".
CHIDIm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God exists" in Igbo. It is also a short form of Igbo names beginning with Chidi.
CHIDIEBEREm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is merciful" in Igbo.
CHIDIEBUBEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is glorious" in Igbo.
CHIDIEGWUm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is wonderful" in Igbo.
CHIDIMMAfWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is good" in Igbo.
CHIFUNDOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "mercy" in Chewa.
CHIFUNIROm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "will, wish" in Chewa.
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (hiro) meaning "search, seek", as well as other kanji combinations.
CHIJINDUMm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God holds my life" in Igbo.
CHIKA (1)fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is the greatest" in Igbo.
CHIKA (2)fJapanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (chi) meaning "scatter" combined with (ka) meaning "good, beautiful" or (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (ka) meaning "fragrance" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can be possible.
CHIKEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God's power" in Igbo.
CHIKEREm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God created" in Igbo.
CHIKONDIm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "love" in Chewa.
CHIKUMBUTSOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "memory" in Chewa.
CHIMWALAm & fEastern African, Yao
Means "stone" in Yao.
CHIMWEMWEm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "joy, pleasure" in Chewa.
CHINm & fChinese
Variant of JIN (using Wade-Giles transcription).
CHINAfEnglish (Modern)
From the name of the Asian country, ultimately derived from Qin, the name of a dynasty that ruled there in the 3rd century BC.
CHINASAf & mWestern African, Igbo
Means "God answers" in Igbo.
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (natsu) meaning "summer", as well as other kanji combinations.
CHINEDUm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God leads" in Igbo.
CHINONSOm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is nearby" in Igbo.
CHINWEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God owns" in Igbo. It is also a short form of Igbo names beginning with Chinwe.
CHINWEIKEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God owns power" in Igbo.
CHINWENDUm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God owns life" in Igbo.
CHINWEUBAm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God owns wealth" in Igbo.
CHINYEREfWestern African, Igbo
Means "God gave" in Igbo.
CHIOMAf & mWestern African, Igbo
Means "good God" in Igbo.
CHIPOfSouthern African, Shona
Means "gift" in Shona.
CHISOMOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "grace" in Chewa.
Short form of CONCHITA.
CHIYEMBEKEZOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "hope" in Chewa.
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" combined with (yo) meaning "generation" or (yo) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand" and (yo) meaning "generation" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
CHIZOBAm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God protect us" in Igbo.
CHLOEfEnglish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "green shoot" in Greek, referring to new plant growth in the spring. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Demeter. The name is also mentioned by Paul in one of his epistles in the New Testament. As an English name, Chloe has been in use since the Protestant Reformation.
French form of CHLOE.
CHLORISfGreek Mythology
Derived from Greek χλωρος (chloros) meaning "pale green". Chloris, in Greek mythology, was a minor goddess of vegetation.