Submitted Names Starting with C

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CA f Portuguese
Diminutive of CAMILA and CARLA.
m & f Vietnamese
Means "the eldest; the first" in a northern Vietnamese dialect.
CAA'ISHA f Somali (Rare)
Somali variant of AISHA.
CAAKIP m Yakut
Yakut form of JACOB.
CAB m African American (Rare)
Short form of CABELL. A notable bearer is jazz musician and band leader Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (1907-1994).
CABAAS m Somali
Somali form of ABBAS.
CABBRIELI m Sicilian
Sicilian form of GABRIEL.
CABDI m Somali
Somali variant of ABDI.
CABDILLE m Somali
Somali form of ABDULLAH.
CABDIRISAAQ m Somali
Somali spelling of ABDUR RAZZAQ. This spelling is used in Somalia.
CABDUL m Somali
Somali form of ABDUL.
CABDULLAHI m Somali
Somali form of ABDULLAHI.
CABEIRO f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Variant of Cabiro, the Latinized form of Kabeiro. This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology.
CABELL m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname CABELL. A notable bearer is jazz musician and bandleader Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (1907-1994).
CABENGO f Popular Culture
The name of Virginia Kennedy given to her by her twin sister Grace (POTO) in their own private language.... [more]
CABEZA f Spanish
From cabeza "head", after the Marian title Virgen de la Cabeza, venerated in many points of Spain, specially in Andalusia. Legend has it that a shepherd found a statuette of Virgin Mary in La Cabeza hill in Sierra Morena.... [more]
CABH'A f Kabyle
Possibly means "beautiful" in Kabyle.
CABIR m Turkish
Variant of KABIR.
CABIRIA f Italian (Rare)
Possibly invented by Italian author Gabriele D'Annunzio for the title heroine in the film 'Cabiria' (1914), to which he wrote the screenplay. He might have based it on Cabiri, a Latinized form of Greek Κάβειροι ‎(Kabeiroi), the name of a group of deities perhaps deriving from Semitic kabir meaning "great, powerful"... [more]
CABLE m American
Transferred use of the surname CABLE.
CABOT m English (Rare)
The name 'Cabot' comes from the fifteenth century Italian explorer Giovanni Caboto who was commissioned by the Kingdom of England to discover North America. When Caboto arrived in England is name was changed to John Cabot to sound more English... [more]
CABRAKAN m Mayan Mythology
Means "earthquake" in Mayan. Cabrakan was the god of mountains and earthquakes.
CABRAM m English
Abram with a "c" at the front.
CƏBRAYIL m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of GABRIEL.
ČAČA f Mari
Means "flower" in Mari.
CACA f Portuguese
Diminutive of CAMILA and CARLA.
CACÁ m & f Portuguese
Diminutive of CARLOS and CAROLINA.
CACAMATZIN m Indigenous American, Nahuatl
This was the name of the king of Texcoco.
CACARK’A f Abazin
From Russian цесарка (tsesarka) meaning "guinea-hen".
CACAU f Portuguese
Diminutive of CLAUDIA.
CACCIAGUIDA m Medieval Italian (Archaic)
Name of an Italian crusader (Cacciaguida Degli Elisei), who was also the grandfather of Dante Alighieri.
CACEY f & m English (Rare)
Variant of CASEY (See also KACEY).
CACHO m Spanish
Diminutive of CARLOS.
CACHT f Irish
The name of multiple Irish queens
CACILDA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of CASILDA.
CACILE f Ndebele
Means "clear" in Ndebele.
ÇÄÇKÄ f Tatar
From a variant Tatar word meaning "flower".
CACO m Portuguese
Diminutive of MARCOS.
ÇAÇTIU f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar чач (çaç) meaning "hair" and ultimately meaning "one with luxurious hair".
CADA f & m English (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of CADE or a variant of KODA in the style of Jada. More commonly used as a feminine name.
CADAN m & f English
Variant of CADEN.
CADAN m Cornish, Welsh
Derived from Welsh and Cornish cad "battle" and possibly Welsh man "place" or Welsh nant "brook, stream". This is also the name of a river in Dyfed, Wales.
CADANCE f English
Variant of CADENCE.
CADBURY m Welsh, English
Transferred from the surname CADBURY.
CADDY f & m English (Rare), Literature
Diminutive of names beginning with the letter or sound C such as KATHERINE, CADEN and CADENCE
CADDY f English
Variant of CADDIE.
CADEE f & m English (Rare)
Variant of CADY.
CADEL m English (Australian)
Variant of CADELL. A famous namesake is Australian champion cyclist Cadel Evans.
CADENUS m Literature
Invented by author Jonathan Swift for his 1726 poem Cadenus and Vanessa. The name is an anagram for the latin word decanus, meaning DEAN, because he was the dean of St... [more]
CADENZA f & m American (Rare)
Means "conclusion of a movement in music" in Italian (literally "a falling"). A cadenza is an ornamental passage near the close of a song or solo, as in an opera. This is sometimes seen as an Italianate variant of CADENCE... [more]
CADHAN m Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Gaelic byname meaning "barnacle goose". In Irish legend Cadhan was a hero who slayed a monster with the help of his hound.
CADHLA f & m Irish
Means "beautiful" or "handsome" in Irish.
CADHOIARN m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton (ho)iarn "iron".
CADIE f & m English
Variant of CADY.
CADIGA f Arabic (Latinized), Literature
Archaic transcription of KHADIJA. This form is mostly used in older English translations of the Koran, as well as early translations of the Arabian Nights. A notable bearer of this name is the titular character's wife from the Arabian Nights-inspired novel "The History of Nourjahad" (1767) by Frances Sheridan.
CADIN f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish
Form the Turkish name Kadın that got integrated into Judeo-Spanish.
CADINCE f American
Variant of CADENCE.
CADINHO m Portuguese
Diminutive of RICARDO.
CADMIUM f Popular Culture (Rare)
Name of the character Cadmium Casson for the Casson Family Series. The name was most likely taken from that of the element cadmium, which comes from the Latin cadmia and Greek καδμεία meaning "calamine", a mixture of minerals containing cadmium... [more]
CADO m Portuguese
Diminutive of RICARDO.
CADOG m Welsh
Variant of CADOC.
CADOK m Medieval Cornish, History
According to William of Worcester, writing in the fifteenth century, Cadoc of Cornwall was a survivor of the Cornish royal line at the time of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 and was appointed as the first Earl of Cornwall by William the Conqueror... [more]
CADON m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of CADEN influenced by the spelling of JADON.
CADOR m Arthurian Romance, Cornish
Probably a form of CADEYRN, perhaps derived from its Cornish cognate. In Arthurian romance this was the name of Guinevere's guardian. According to the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, Cador was a ruler of Cornwall and the father of Constantine, King Arthur's successor.... [more]
CADRIAN m & f English (Rare)
Variant of ADRIAN
CADU m Portuguese
Diminutive of CARLOS EDUARDO.
CADWAL m Medieval Welsh, Breton (Rare)
From Old Welsh cad "battle" and gwal "leader". This occurs in Shakespeare's play 'Cymbeline' (1609) as the name of Arviragus while in hiding in Wales.... [more]
CADWALADR m Welsh
Original Welsh form of CADWALADER.
CADWALLADER m Medieval Welsh (Anglicized), Welsh (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of CADWALADR. This spelling occurs in Shakespeare's 'Henry V'.... [more]
CADWALLON m Medieval Welsh
From Old Welsh cad "battle" and gwallon "ruler". (Cf. CADWAL, CADWALADR.)
CADWETHEN m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton (g)uethen "warrior, war".
CADWOBRI m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Old Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton uuobri "serious, important".
CADWORED m Medieval, Medieval French, Breton (Archaic), Ancient Welsh
Old Breton, Middle Welsh cat "battle" + Old Breton uuoret, Middle Welsh gwaret "shelter, protection".
CADWY m Welsh Mythology
From Old Welsh cad "battle" combined with the suffix wy. This was borne by the son of GERAINT in Arthurian legend.
CADY f & m English (Modern, Rare)
While nowadays generally considered a phonetic spelling of KATIE or a diminutive of CADENCE, Cady was originally derived from a surname which was either a variant of CADE or an Anglicized form of Ó Ceadaigh ("descendant of Ceadach"), with Ceadach being a byname derived from Irish ceadach "talkative".... [more]
CADYRYEITH m Welsh Mythology
This name appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth.
CAECILIANUS m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from CAECILIUS.
CÆCILIE f Danish
From the Latin name CAECILIA.
CAECULUS m Roman Mythology
Derived from the Latin adjective caecus meaning "blind" combined with the Latin masculine diminutive suffix -ulus. Also compare the related name CAECILIUS.... [more]
CAEDA f English
Derived from the English word ‘cadence’ meaning melody, music. Caeda is a symbol of the sky, and also an expert Pegasus Knight.
CAEDYN m & f English (Rare)
Variant of CADEN.
CAELA f English (Rare)
Variant of KAYLA, also used as a short form of MICAELA.
CAELDORI f Popular Culture
Most likely intended as an anagram of CORDELIA. This name was first used as the name of a character in Fire Emblem: Fates. She resembles Cordelia, a character from the previous game, Fire Emblem: Awakening.
CAELEA f English (Rare)
Most likely a variant of KAYLEE, although in some cases it might be a variant of CAELIA.
CAELEE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELEN m English
Variant of CAELAN.
CAELESTIA f Late Roman
Feminine form of CAELESTIUS.
CAELESTIUS m Late Roman
Late Roman variant of CAELESTIS. This was the name of an important follower of the Christian teacher PELAGIUS and the Christian doctrine of Pelagianism, who lived in the 5th century AD... [more]
CAELEY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELI f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELIAN m English, Dutch
English form of CAELIANUS. The name has also been used in The Netherlands just a handful of times; the variant form CELIAN has been used a little bit more often there.
CAELIANUS m Late Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from the Roman nomen gentile CAELIUS.
CAELIEH f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELIFER m Roman Mythology
From a poetic Latin epithet of the Greek god ATLAS which meant "supporting the heavens", from caelum "heaven" and ferre "to bear, to carry, to bring"... [more]
CÆLIN m History
Cælin was an Orthodox priest in England in the seventh century, and brother of St. Cedd of Lastingham.... [more]
CAELIN f English
Variant of CAELYN.
CAELLE f English
Variant of KAELLE.
CAELLEIGH f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELLEY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELLI f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELLIE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELLY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAELUM m Astronomy
The name of a faint constellation in the southern sky, which is from Latin caelum meaning "heaven, sky" (compare CAELIUS) or (allegedly) "burin" (a tool for engraving on copper or other metals).
CAELUS m Roman Mythology
The name of the god of the sky in Roman mythology. Meaning "sky" or "the heavens." Origin of the English word "celestial"
CAEMLYN f American (Modern, Rare)
The name of a city in the book series, The Wheel of Time, by Robert Jordan. Likely a derivative of Camelot.
CAENIS f Ancient Roman, Greek Mythology
A name bore by a former slave who was Roman Emperor Vespasian's mistress, Antonia Caenis. She had a remarkable memory.... [more]
CAERUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KAIROS. In Greek mythology, Caerus was the personification of opportunity, luck and favorable moments.
CAESARIA f Late Roman
Feminine form of CAESARIUS.
CAESARION m Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, History
Latinized form of Greek Καισαρίων (Kaisarion), which in turn was a Hellenized form of CAESAR with the Greek diminutive suffix -ιων (-ion) added to it... [more]
CAESULA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CAESO.
CAETÁN m Galician
Variant of CAETANO.
CAETLYN f English
Variant of CAITLIN. This name was given to 6 girls born in the USA in 2010.
CAEYLIN f English
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN.
CAEYLYN f English (Rare)
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN.
CAFIERA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of CAFIERO.
CAFIERO m Italian (Rare)
From an Italian surname derived from Arabic kafir meaning "infidel". It was first used as a name in the late 19th century, in honor of Italian anarchist Carlo Cafiero (1846-1892).
CAFU m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Famous bearer of this name is Cafu (Born as Marcos Evangelista de Morais).
ÇAĞAN m Turkish
Means "fiesta, good things" in Turkish
CAGE m English
Derived from an English surname, with multiple meanings. The first one means "maker of animal cages", from Old French cagier, the second one means "keeper of cages" and the third one relates to a residence situated near a cage... [more]
CAGER m English
Diminutive of MICAJAH used in the 18th century.
CAGGIE f English
Diminutive of CATHERINE or CAROLINE.
ÇAĞIL m Turkish
1. The sound and exuberance of flowing waters. -(adverb) ... [more]
ÇAĞLAR m Turkish
Means "waterfall, cascade" in Turkish.
CAGNEY m & f English
Gardener and kind friend in "The Penderwicks" by Jeanne Birdsall (National Book Award winner).... [more]
CAGUAX m Taíno (Archaic)
Name of the cacique of the Turabo region of Puerto Rico at the time of the arrival of Columbus.
CAHANGIR m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of JAHANGIR.
CAHLIA f English (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly a modern coinage based on CARLA.
CAHYADI m Indonesian
Derived from Indonesian cahaya meaning "light".
CAHYANINGSIH f Indonesian
Combination of Indonesian cahaya meaning "light, glow" (see CAHAYA) and NINGSIH.
CAHYONO m Javanese
From the given name CAHYO.
CẢI f Vietnamese
Means "greens" in Vietnamese.
CAI m & f Chinese
Means "fortune" or "color" in Chinese.
CAIA f Ancient Roman, Dutch (Rare)
Feminine form of CAIUS.
CAID m English (Rare)
Variant of CADE.
CAIDY f English
Variant of CADY.
CAIETA f Roman Mythology
The name of Aeneas's wet-nurse in the Aeneid.... [more]
CAIETANA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CAIETANUS.
CAIGE m English
Variant of CAGE
CAIGHLEE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAIGHLEY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAIGHLI f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAIGHLIE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAIHONG f Chinese
Means "rainbow" in Chinese.
CÁIJÁ m Sami
Unknown meaning.
CAILAH f English
Variant of KAYLA.
CAILEA f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILEAH f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILEE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILEN f & m English (Modern)
Variant of CAELAN.
CAILEY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILI f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILIE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILLAN m English (Australian)
Meaning as of yet unknown. It might possibly be a variant of CAELAN or CAILLÍN.
CAILLEA f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILLEAH f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILLEE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILLEIGH f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILLEY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILLI f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILLIC f Scottish
Derived from the Gaelic word caileag meaning "girl", or possibly from the related word cailleach meaning "old woman", which is also the name of a Scottish and Irish mythological figure (see BEIRA) and comes from Old Irish caillech "veiled (one)", from caille "veil", an early loanword from Latin pallium "a cloak" (i.e., the ecclesiastical garment worn by nuns).
CAILLIE f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILLÍN m Medieval Irish
Meaning uncertain. According to one source, the name means "little cowl" in Irish, in which case it should ultimately be derived from the Irish noun caille meaning "veil".... [more]
CAILLOU m Popular Culture
The French word caillou means "pebble", and by extension it can also mean "bald head". ... [more]
CAILLY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAÍLTE m Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of CAOILTE, possibly derived from Irish caol meaning "slender". In Irish legend Caílte was a warrior of the Fianna and their foremost poet... [more]
CAILY f English
Variant of KAYLEE.
CAILYNN f English
Anglicized form of CAOILFHIONN.
CAÏM m Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of CAIN.
CAIM m Portuguese
Portuguese form of CAIN.
CAÍN m Spanish
Spanish form of CAIN.
CAÏN m French
French form of CAIN.
CAIN f Welsh
Means "beautiful, fair" in Welsh. This was the name of a 5th-century saint.
CAINEACH f Medieval Irish
Medieval form of CAINNECH.
CAINGNEACH m Irish
Mean "pleader, advocate"
CAINHANNOCH m Mormon (Rare)
From an alternative name for New York used in the Doctrine and Covenants. A possible origin could be that in the Bible, CAIN, the son of Adam, had a son named ENOCH... [more]
CAINNECH f & m Medieval Irish
Derived from Old Irish cáin meaning "good, beautiful".
CAINO m Italian
Italian form of CAIN.
CAINTIGERN f Medieval Irish
Medieval Irish form of KENTIGERNA.
CAIO m Welsh
Diminutive of Cai. The name coincides with Caio or Caeo, the name of a village in the county of Carmarthenshire, south-west Wales.
CAIQUE m Tupi (Latinized, Modern, Archaic)
Caique seems to be an indigenous word, more specifically the extinct Tupi language, which means "aquatic bird." Other translations seem to refer to "he who glides on the waters".... [more]
CAIRA f English
Variant of CARA and KYRA.
CAIREALL m Irish
The meaning of this name is unknown.... [more]
CAIRENN f Irish Mythology
In medieval Irish legends, this name was borne by the mother of NIALL of the Nine Hostages, a concubine of King Eochu (or Eochaid). She was treated harshly by his jealous wife Queen MONGFIND, but later rescued by her son.
CAIRNA f English
Meaning: Little Fox
CAISEY m & f English (Modern)
Variant of CASEY.
CAÏSSA f Literature
Invented by the Italian writer Marco Girolamo Vida as a goddess of chess in 1527. It was reused in the poem Caïssa (1763) by William Jones. Since then, the name was sporadically given to girls. It is also a popular name for chess clubs.
CAISYN m & f English (Modern)
Variant of CASON.
CAIT f English
Diminutive of CAITLIN and CATHERINE.
CAITÁN m Galician
Variant of CAETÁN.
CAITANA f Sicilian
Feminine form of CAITANU.
CAITANU m Sicilian
Variant of GAITANU.
CAITEE f English
Variant of KATIE.
CAITELYN f English
Variant of CAITLIN.
CÁITÍN f Irish (Rare)
Diminutive of CÁIT.
CAITIR f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic name derived from a mis-analysis of CAITRÌONA as Caitir Fhiona. This name used to be Anglicized as the etymologically unrelated CLARISSA.
CAITLAN f English
A modern version of the name CAITLIN occasionally used in Scotland.
CAITLAND f English (Rare)
Variant of CAITLIN influenced by the spelling of MAITLAND.
CAITLINN f English
Variant of CAITLIN. This name was given to 7 girls born in the USA in 2010.
CAITLYNE f English
Variant of CAITLIN.
CAITLYNNE f English
Variant of CAITLIN. This name was given to 5 girls born in the USA in 2010.
CAITO m & f Spanish
Possibly derived from CAYETANO.
CAITRIONA f English
Anglicized form of CAITRÍONA.
CAITY f English
Variant of KATIE.
CAIU m Sicilian
Sicilian form of GAIUS.
CAIVA f Celtic Mythology, Germanic Mythology
Caiva was a goddess who was worshipped in Gerolstein in present-day Germany. It has been speculated that she might have been a mother goddess.
CAIXIA f Chinese
From Chinese 彩 (cǎi) meaning "colour" combined with 霞 (xiá) meaning "rosy clouds, mist"... [more]
CAIYUN f Chinese
From Chinese 彩 (cǎi) meaning "colour" combined with 云 (yún) meaning "cloud" or 韵 (yùn) meaning "rhyme, vowel"... [more]
CAJA f Cornish (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Corniah kaja "daisy".
CAJETAAN m Dutch
Dutch form of GAETAN.
CAJKA f Serbian
Diminutive of Caja, which is used as a diminutive of JELISAVETA and STANISLAVA.
CAJÓ m Portuguese
Diminutive of CARLOS JORGE.
C’ƏK’ʷ-DED f Ubykh
Derived from the Adyghe дэд (ded) meaning "very" and цӀыкӀу (tsIykIu) meaning "small".
CAKE m & f English
From the English word, a sweet dessert food, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *gog "ball-shaped object".
ÇAKÎ m Kurdish
Means "good, well" in Kurdish.
ÇAKIL m Turkish
Means "pebbles" in Turkish.
ÇAKÎN f Kurdish
From the Kurdish çakî meaning "goodness, favour".
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