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Names starting with C

Ciorstaidh - Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Christina - Variant spelling of Latin Christiana, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Catherine - Later spelling of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Cathaoir - Irish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements cath "battle, fight" and vir "man," hence "fighting man, warrior."
Caroline - Pet form of French Carole, meaning "man."
Cherokee - Unisex name derived from the English pronunciation of Tsa-la-gi, a name that the Native American Cherokee people used to refer to themselves, meaning "principal people."
Colbert - English surname transferred to forename use, from the French form of German Kolbert, a variant of Kölber, an occupational name for a "maker of wooden clubs" and later an "armor-maker," from Middle High German kolbe, meaning "cudgel, club." 
Chantal - French surname transferred to forename use, meaning "stony place."
Chori - Assyrian name meaning "cave-dweller."
Chunya - Variant form of Aramaic Chanina, meaning "compassionate."
Cybill - English variant spelling of Greek Sybil, meaning "prophetess." 
Chunta - Native American Hopi name meaning "cheating."
Cambria - From the Latin form of Cymru (the Welsh name for Wales), probably from the old Brythonic word combroges, meaning "compatriots," from the struggle with the Anglo-Saxons. 
Cam -   Short form of Scottish unisex Cameron ("crooked nose"), and other names beginning with Cam-.
Constant -  From Latin Constans, meaning "steadfast." 
Chus - Unisex pet form of Spanish Jesús and Jesúsa, meaning "God is salvation."
Clytie - Latin form of Greek Klytiê, meaning "famous." 
Ceara - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ciara, meaning "little black one."
Cuetzpalli - Nahuatl name meaning"lizard."
Concepta - Latin form of Spanish Concepción, meaning "conception."
Clare -  English form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright." Compare with masculine Clare.
Caleigh - Variant spelling of English Kayley, meaning "slender."
Chun-tao - Chinese name meaning "spring peach."
Clarice - Medieval French form of Latin Clarissa, meaning "fame."
Chinedu - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God leads."
Céline - French feminine form of Roman Cælinus, meaning "heaven."
Camelia - Romanian name derived from the Latin name of the flowering evergreen shrub, camellia, named after the Czech-born missionary/botanist Georg Josef Kamel, from the word kamel, meaning "camel."
Colene - Variant spelling of English Colleen, meaning "girl."
Chayuta - Aramaic name meaning "life" or "livelihood."
Charita - Variant form of English Charity, meaning "dear." 
Corina - Variant spelling of Latin Corinna, meaning "maiden."
Carlotta - Pet form of Italian Carla, meaning "man."
Cheftzi-ba - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chephtsiy-bahh, meaning "she is my desire." 
Costica - Pet form of Romanian Constantin, meaning "steadfast."
Cornel - Romanian form of Greek Kornelios, meaning "of a horn."
Clément - French form of Latin Clement, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Chiba - Hebrew name meaning "love."
Cerus - Greek name meaning "fit." In mythology, this is the name of the horse belonging to Adrastos that was swifter than the wind.
Cari - Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
Christiano - Brazilian Portuguese form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Charlie - Unisex pet form of English Charles and Charlene, meaning "man."
Cibrán - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."
Charline - Feminine form of French Charles, meaning "man."
Chanté - English name derived from the French word for "sung."
Chever - Variant spelling of Hebrew Cheber, meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)."
Claudiu - Romanian form of Greek Klaudios, meaning "lame."
Cuixtli - Nahuatl name meaning "kite."
Chloé - French form of Latin Chloe, meaning "green shoot."
Carbrey - Anglicized form of Gaelic Cairbre, meaning "charioteer." In Irish and Scottish use.
Cait - Short form of Irish Caitríona and Scottish Caitrìona, meaning "pure."
Chosposi - Native American Hopi name meaning "bluebird eye."
Cornélie - Feminine form of French Corneille, meaning "of a horn."
Cokkie - Dutch pet form of Latin Cornelia, meaning "of a horn."
Cynddelw - Old Welsh name, probably of Celtic origin, meaning "exalted effigy." 
Chantale - English variant spelling of French Chantal, meaning "stony place."
Chakide - African Zulu name meaning "weasel." 
Clive - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places, derived from Old English clif, meaning "bank, cliff, slope."
Cahir - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathaoir, meaning "warrior."
Canicus - Latinized form of Scottish Gaelic Cináed (English Kenneth), meaning "born of fire." 
Clifton - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements clif "cliff, bank, slope" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "cliff settlement."
Cora - Latin form of Greek Kore, meaning "maiden." In mythology, this is a name borne by Persephone, a goddess of the underworld.
Chrysanta - Latin form of Greek Chrysanthe, meaning "golden flower."
Coaxoch -  Nahuatl name meaning "serpent flower."
Caetlin - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caitlín, meaning "pure."
Chilkia - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chilkiya, meaning "my portion is God." 
Capaneus - Latin form of Greek Kapaneus, meaning "arrogant." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Seven Against Thebes. He is said to have had a body of immense size and strength, but he was notoriously arrogant and was eventually struck and killed by a thunderbolt sent by Zeus. His wife Evadne committed suicide by throwing herself on his funeral pyre. 
Cnut - Variant spelling of Scandinavian Knut, meaning "knot." 
Ceinwen - Welsh name composed of the elements cain "lovely" and (g)wen "fair, holy, white," hence "lovely and fair."
Callistratus - Latin form of Greek Kallistratos, meaning "beauty-army."
Cairbre - Irish Gaelic legend name of an Ulster warrior, meaning "charioteer."
Clementius - Latin name meaning "gentle and merciful."
Clotho - Latin form of Greek Klotho, meaning "spinner." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Fates (Moirae).
Chuma - Egyptian name meaning "wealthy."
Cleve - Short form of English Cleveland, meaning "sloped land." 
Christiana - Feminine form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Clifford - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements clif "cliff, bank, slope" and ford "ford," hence "cliff river crossing."
Corneille - French form of Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn."
Calum - Scottish form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Cibor - Pet form of Polish Czcibor, meaning "battle of honor."
Chiyuta - Variant form of Aramaic Chayuta, meaning "life" or "livelihood."
Chenya - Hebrew name meaning "grace of the Lord."
Constantine -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Conn, having several possible meanings including "chief, freeman, head, hound, intelligence, strength." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the successor to King Arthur. He was the son of Cador of Cornwall who fought in the Battle of Camlann and was one of the few survivors. Just before Arthur was taken to Avalon, Cador passed the crown onto his son, Constantine.
Cadeyrn - Welsh legend name of the second son of Vortigern, composed of the elements cad "battle" and teyrn "lord, king," hence "battle lord."
Cefin - Welsh form of Irish Gaelic Caémgen, meaning "little comely one."
Charon - Latin form of Greek Kharon, meaning "fierce brightness." In mythology, this is the name of the ferryman of Hades who ferries the dead across the river Acheron.
Caprina - English name derived from the name of the Italian island of Capri. The Latin name for Capri is Capreæ, meaning "goats." But the Greeks were the first to populate the island. Latin Capreæ may be a derivative of Greek kapros, meaning "wild boar."
Camillo - Italian form of Roman Latin Camillus, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Cadice - French name meaning "chief."
Christianus - Latin form of Greek Christianos, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." In the bible, this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles, but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.
Conchobur - Variant spelling of Irish Conchobar, meaning "hound-lover."
Cavan - Irish name derived from a place named from cabhán, meaning "hollow."
Cornélio - Portuguese form of Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn."
Chiharu - Japanese name meaning "one thousand springs."
Cyprien - French form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."
Cyrille - French unisex form of English Cyril, meaning "lord."
Caramia - English name derived from the Italian phrase cara mia, meaning "my beloved."
Christian - English name derived from Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." In the bible, this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles, but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.
Corrado - Italian form of German Conrad, meaning "bold counsel."
Caleb - Anglicized form of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into Israel by Moses.
Chanowk - Hebrew name meaning "dedicated" or "initiated." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Cain, and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah. Enoch is the Anglicized form.
Clytemnestra - Latin form of Greek Klytaimnestra, meaning "famous for her suitors." In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Agamemnon.
Ceileachain - Irish Gaelic name derived from the word céileachán, a diminutive of céile ("companion"), hence "little companion."
Chuck - Pet form of English Charles, meaning "man."
Cairo - American English name derived from the name of the Egyptian city of Cairo, from Arabic al-Qāhira, meaning "victorious." 
Cacia - Short form of English Acacia, meaning "not evil." 
Cearbhall - Irish Gaelic name, probably originally a byname for a violent warrior, derived from the word cearbh, "hacking," hence "hacker."
Chidimma - African Igbo name meaning "God is wonderful."
Carry - Variant spelling of English Carrie, meaning "man." 
Codie - Variant spelling of English unisex Cody, meaning "helper."
Cyprian - Short form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."
Cuc - Vietnamese name meaning "chrysanthemum."
Celso - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Celsus, meaning "upright, stately."
Cvetka - Feminine form of Slovene Cvetko, meaning "blossom."
Cattegirn - Welsh form of Celtic Cadeyrn, meaning "battle lord." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a son of Vortigern.
Clotilda - Modern variant spelling of German Chlotichilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
Callixtus - Variant spelling of Latin Callistus, meaning "most beautiful."
Carles - Catalan form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Cheri - Variant spelling of English Cherie, meaning "darling."
Camilo - Spanish form of Roman Latin Camillus, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Crocetta - Pet form of Italian Crocifissa, meaning "cross; crucifix" or "way of the cross." 
Chibuzo - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God is the leader."
Clarisa - Spanish form of Latin Clarissa, meaning "fame."
Caitie - Pet form of Irish Caitríona, meaning "pure."
Creon - Latin form of Greek Kreon, meaning "ruler." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Thebes, husband of Eurydice and father of Haemon.
Cahal - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal, meaning "battle ruler."
Carey - Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
Camillus - Roman family name, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Cosette - Literary name derived from an Old French slang word (cosette) for something small and trivial, meaning "little thing of no importance." Victor Hugo gave this name to the illegitimate daughter of Fantine in his novel Les Misérables. 
Chiela - Esperanto name meaning "heavenly."
Cunotigernos - Old Celtic name meaning "hound-like Lord."
Calla - English name derived from the name of the Calla Lily, from Greek kallaia, meaning "wattle of a cock," from kallos meaning "beauty." 
Clara - Feminine form of Latin Clarus, meaning "clear, bright." In use by the English and Italians.
Colin -   Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Cailean, meaning "whelp; young pup."
Cadwgawn - Welsh myth name mentioned in the Mabinogion, composed of the elements cad "battle" and gwogawn "honor, glory," hence "battle glory." 
Comgal - Contracted form of Irish Gaelic Comhghall, meaning "joint pledge."
Comyna - Feminine form of Irish Comyn,meaning "shrewd."
Cierra - Variant spelling of English Sierra, meaning "mountain range."
Caius - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Gaius, meaning "lord."
Cambyses - Latin form of Greek Kambyses, probably meaning "handsome king." 
Cozamalotl - Nahuatl name meaning "rainbow."
Citlali - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "star."
Cindra - Modern English name, probably a blend of Cindy "woman from Kynthos" and Sandra "defender of mankind."
Calvin - English name derived from Latin Calvinus, meaning "little bald one."
Ceallagh - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ceallach, meaning "bright-headed."
Climacus - Latin name derived from the Greek word klimax, meaning "ladder."
Chima - African Igbo name meaning "God knows."
Calista - Variant spelling of Latin Callista, meaning "most beautiful."
Chiratidzo - African Zezuru name meaning "a sign."
Chau - Vietnamese name meaning "pearls."
Connor - Anglicized form of Irish Conchobhar, meaning "hound-lover."
Carmo - Portuguese form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Cristiana - Feminine form of Italian Cristiano, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Cateline - Variant form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Cephalus - Latin form of Greek Kephalos, meaning "head." In mythology, this is the name of the faithful husband of Procris.
Corliss - English surname transferred to forename use, from a byname derived from Old English carleas, composed of the elements caru "care; grief" and leas "without," hence "carefree."
Chani - Pet form of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace."
Corentin - Old Breton name, probably meaning "hurricane, tempest." 
Cinderella - English form of French Cendrillon, meaning "little ashes."
Clint - Short form of English Clinton, meaning "settlement near the headland." 
Catríona - Modern Irish Gaelic form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Cruz - Spanish unisex name meaning "cross."
Chilongola - African Kaguru name meaning "the first." Usually given to a first-born son.
Chandrakanta - Feminine form of Hindi Chandrakant, meaning "loved by the moon."
Chevron -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Chebrown, meaning "alliance, association." 
Cuauhtémoc - Aztec Nahuatl name meaning "falling eagle." This was the name of the last Mexica emperor.
Chirsty - Variant spelling of Scottish Kirsty, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Constantia - Feminine form of Latin Constantius, meaning "steadfast."
Cearbhallan - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Cearbhall, meaning "little hacker."
Carissa - Variant spelling of English Charissa, meaning "grace."
Chasidah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chasida, meaning "stork" and "righteous."
Colt - English name derived from the vocabulary word colt, from Old English colt, which originally meant "young ass" or "young camel."
Cate - Variant spelling of English Kate, meaning "pure."
Chowilawu - Native American Hopi name meaning "joined together by water."
Cleo - Short form of Latin Cleopatra, meaning "glory of the father."
Chilkiya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chilqiyah, meaning "my portion is God." 
Curtis - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a byname for a "courteous" person, from Old French curteis. The name later became associated with Middle English curt "short" and hose "leggings," taking on the meaning "short leggings."
Clemens - Late Latin name meaning "gentle and merciful."
Cecelia - Variant spelling of English Cecilia, meaning "blind."
Custodio - Old Spanish name derived from Latin custodis, meaning "guardian, keeper."
Carmelita - Spanish pet form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Clotaire - French form of Latin Chlotharius, meaning "loud warrior."
Constantin - French and Romanian form of Latin Constantinus, meaning "steadfast."
Čapeka - Hungarian form of Czech/Slovak Capeka, meaning "little stork."
Claire - French form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
Carlita - Feminine form of Italian Carlo, meaning "man."
Cynefrið - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements cyne "royal" and fri� "peace," hence "royal peace."
Công - Vietnamese name meaning "skillful; industrious."
Chagi - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaggiy, meaning "festive." 
Charna - Yiddish name derived from the Slavic word for "dark."
Chiamaka - African Igbo name meaning "God is beautiful."
Carlyle - Variant spelling of English Carlisle, meaning "fortress of Luguvalos."
Cathrine - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Cathasach - Gaelic byname meaning "vigilant, wakeful."
Capricia - Elaborated form of Italian Caprice, meaning "impulsive; ruled by whim." 
Carmencita - Pet form of Spanish Carmen, meaning "song."
Cecília - Portuguese form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Cadwallader - Variant spelling of Welsh Cadwalader, meaning "battle leader."
Calogera - Feminine form of Italian Calogero, meaning "beautiful elder."
Carlisa - English blend of German Carla "man" and English Lisa "God is my oath."
Crescentia - Feminine form of Latin Crescentius, meaning "to spring up, grow, thrive."
Callias - Latin form of Greek Kallias, meaning "beauty."
Cindy - English pet form of Latin Cynthia, meaning "woman from Kynthos." 
Chickie - Pet form of Spanish Chiquita, meaning "little one."
Caradog - A derivative of ancient Welsh Caradawg, meaning "dearly loved."
Chi - Vietnamese name meaning "tree branch."
Cher - Short form of English Cheryl, probably meaning "darling beryl."
Chepi - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fairy."
Caémgen - Modern form of Old Irish Coemgen, meaning "little comely one."
Chang-ming - Chinese name meaning "flourishing brightness."
Chimola - African Kaguru name meaning "breaker of things; seizer."
Caterina - Italian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Chiumbo - African Mwera name meaning "small."
Columban - Short form of Latin Columbanus, meaning "dove."
Chiarina - Pet form of Italian Chiara, meaning "clear, bright."
Cailean - Scottish Gaelic name meaning "whelp; young pup."
Custodia - Feminine form of Spanish Custodio, meaning "guardian, keeper."
Carme -   Catalan and Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Còiseam - Scottish Gaelic form of Roman Latin Constantine, meaning "steadfast."
Chauncey - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a variant of the Norman French surname Chancey, originally a baronial habitational name (Chancé), meaning "good fortune." 
Caiside - Gaelic byname derived from the word cas meaning "curly(-headed.)" Cassidy is the Anglicized form.
Clem - English short form of Latin Clement, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Chenzira - Egyptian name meaning "born on a journey."
Carlito - Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Carlos ("man"), meaning "little Carlos" or "little man."
Chyna - Variant spelling of English China, derived from the country name which probably got its name from the Qin dynasty. The Chinese people call their country Zhongguo which translates to "middle kingdom."
Ciorsdan - Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Carol - English form of French Carole, meaning "man." Compare with masculine Carol.
Carna - Roman name meaning "horn." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of flesh, and the name of a nymph loved by the god Janus.
Cordell - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from a diminutive form of Old French corde, "rope," hence "little roper." The occupation consisted of making strings, cords, ropes, etc.
Chinaza - African Igbo name meaning "God answers."
Chailai - Thai name meaning "pretty."
Coskun - Turkish name meaning "enthusiastic."
Chanda - Hindi name meaning "bright" or "fierce." In Hindu mythology, this is the name of a monster destroyed by Chamunda Devi.
Célestine - Feminine form of French Célestin, meaning "heavenly."
Carina -   19th-century English elaborated form of Latin cara, meaning "beloved."
Carnia - Variant spelling of Hebrew Karnia, meaning "horn of God." 
Chica - Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisca, meaning "French."
Clarissa - Diminutive form of Latin Clara, meaning "fame." 
Chrysanthe - Feminine form of Greek Chrysanthos, meaning "golden flower."
Caryn - English form of Danish Karen, meaning "pure."
Crispus - Old Roman family name meaning "curly(-headed)."
Caoilinn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoilfhionn, meaning "fair and slender."
Coszcatl - Nahuatl name meaning "jewel."
Catrin - Welsh form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Chun - Chinese unisex name meaning "spring."
Cameron - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of the great Highland clans whose ancestor had an ungraceful proboscis, composed of the Gaelic elements cam "bent, crooked" and sròn "nose," hence "crooked nose."
Cristina - Variant spelling of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Cassie - Pet form of English Cass, meaning "she who entangles men."
Callahan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the personal name Ceallachán, possibly meaning "little bright-headed one." 
Campbell - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Gaelic elements cam "bent, crooked" and beul "mouth," hence "crooked mouth."
Carin - English variant spelling of Danish Karen, meaning "pure."
Charlotte - Feminine form of French Charlot, meaning "man."
Chiara - Italian form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
Chaim - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."
Charissa - English elaborated form of Latin Charis, meaning "grace."
Chastity - English name meaning "purity." It is one of the virtue names that were popular with the Puritans; some others are Charity, Faith, Honor, Hope, and Prudence. 
Chelle - English short form of French Michelle, meaning "who is like God?"
Chrissy - Variant spelling of English Chrissie, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Coral - English name derived from the gem name, from Latin corallium, probably ultimately from Hebrew goral, meaning "small pebble."
Cordelia - English name which may be an elaborated form of the Latin word cor, meaning "heart." This is the name of a legendary queen of the Britons. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus and an asteroid, both of which were named after a Shakespeare character who also bore this name.
Cuetlachtli - Nahuatl name meaning "wolf."
Caja - Danish variant spelling of Scandinavian Kaia, meaning "pure."
Cajsa - Variant spelling of Swedish Kajsa, meaning "pure."
Caren - English variant spelling of Danish Karen, meaning "pure."
Caris - English variant spelling of Latin Charis, meaning "grace."
Celestino - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Cælestinus, meaning "heavenly."
Carlota - Variant spelling of Italian Carlotta, meaning "man."
Cheng - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "accomplished" or 2) "sincere."
Chinwendu - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God owns life."
Chris - English unisex short form of longer names beginning with Chris-.
Chrissie - English pet form of French Christine, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Christophoros - Greek name composed of the name Christos "Christ" and the word phero "to bear," hence "Christ-bearer."
Christa - Contracted form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Christabelle - English compound name composed of French Christine "believer" or "follower of Christ" and French Belle "beautiful."
Christal - Variant spelling of English Crystal, meaning "crystal, ice."
Claudios - Dutch form of Latin Claudius, meaning "lame."
Colombano - Italian form of Latin Columbanus, meaning "dove."
Concepción - Spanish religious name referring to the Immaculate Conception.
Camden - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements camp "enclosure" and denu "valley," hence "enclosed valley."
Christabella - English compound name composed of French Christine "believer" or "follower of Christ" and Latin Bella "beautiful."
Cadence - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin cadens "to fall," hence "flow of rhythm."
Cerys - Variant spelling of Welsh Carys, meaning "love."
Claribel - Variant spelling of English Clarabelle, meaning "bright and beautiful." 
Consuela - Variant spelling of Spanish Consuelo, meaning "consolation."
Cnámhín - Irish Gaelic byname for a skinny man, meaning "little bone."
Cheng-wang - Chinese name, possibly meaning "accomplished royal."
Cass - English short form of Latin Cassandra, meaning "she who entangles men." 
Claramae - English compound name composed of Latin Clara, "clear; bright," and English Mae "pearl" or "obstinate, rebellious."
Chogan - Native American Algonquin name meaning "blackbird."
Canan - Turkish name meaning "beloved."
Clymene - Latin form of Greek Klymene, meaning "praiseworthy might." In mythology, this is the name of several mythological characters including the Oceanid who was the mother of Atlas and Prometheus.
Cashile - African Zulu name meaning "hidden; child of a concealed birth." 
Clímaco - Spanish form of Latin Climacus, meaning "ladder."
Callum - Variant spelling of Scottish Calum, meaning "dove."
Camryn - English feminine variant spelling of Scottish unisex Cameron, meaning "crooked nose."
Cadell - Old Irish and Welsh name composed of cad "battle" and the diminutive suffix -ell, hence "little battle."
Claudine - Diminutive form of French Claudia, meaning "little lame one."
Cheryl - This English name first appeared in the 1920s and is probably a blend of Cherie "darling" and the gem name Beryl, hence "darling beryl."
Caileigh - Variant spelling of English Kayleigh, meaning "slender."
Constance - English form of Latin Constantia, meaning "steadfast." 
Cath - English short form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
Cynebeald - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements cyne "royal" and beald "bold, brave," hence "royal brave."
Ciycera - Hebrew name meaning "field of battle." In the bible, this is the name of a Canaanite general and enemy of the Israelites.
Cyprianus - Latin name meaning "from Cyprus."
Carlton - Variant spelling of English Charlton, meaning "settlement of the free peasants."
Cedric - English name coined by Sir Walter Scott for a character in his novel Ivanhoe, thought to possibly be a variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Cerdic, meaning "war chief." 
César - French and Spanish form of Roman Latin Cæsar, meaning "severed."
Cyrus -  Latin form of Greek Kyros, meaning "like the sun." In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews. 
Chad - Modern English form of Anglo-Saxon Ceadda, possibly meaning "battle."
Ceneric - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements cene "keen, brave" and ric "power," hence "brave/keen power."
Czernobog - Russian form of Slavic Zherneboh, meaning "black god."
Cethin - Old Celtic byname, meaning "dark, swarthy."
Corey - English name, possibly of Irish Gaelic origin, from a place name meaning "deep hollow, ravine."
Cornelius -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Conn, having several possible meanings including "chief, freeman, head, hound, intelligence, strength."
Coileán - Irish form of Scottish Gaelic Cailean, meaning "whelp; young pup."
Chester -  English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the city name Chester, from an Old English form of Latin castra, meaning "legionary camp." 
Catharnach - Gaelic byname meaning "soldier, warlike."
Calogero - Italian form of Latin Calogerus, meaning "beautiful elder."
Cassidy - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic � Caiside, "descendant of Caiside," hence "curly(-headed)."
Cherise - English variant spelling of French Cerise, meaning "cherry."
Casey - Variant spelling of English Cassie, meaning "she who entangles men." Compare with masculine Casey. 
Ciara - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Ciarán, meaning "little black one."
Carolien - Dutch feminine form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Cenric - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Ceneric, meaning "keen power."
Cuán - Irish name composed of Gaelic cú "hound/wolf, chief" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little hound."
Charlton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of many places named from Old English ceorlatun, meaning "settlement of the free peasants."
Clio - Latin form of Greek Kleio, meaning "fame, glory." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of poetry and history.
Cáel - Irish Gaelic name derived from the word caol, meaning "slender." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior of the Fianna.
Conway - Irish surname transferred to forename use, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Conbhuide "descendant of Cú Bhuidhe," hence "yellow hound."
Che - Spanish name derived from the Argentinian word for "hey!"
Conor - Variant spelling of English Connor, meaning "hound-lover."
Cadán - Variant spelling of Irish Cathán, meaning "little battle."
Cadi - Pet form of Welsh Catrin, meaning "pure."
Calix - Short form of Latin Callixtus, meaning "most beautiful."
Conn - Old Irish name derived from Gaelic conn, having several possible meanings including "chief, freeman, head, hound, intelligence, strength."
Cáelán - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Cáel ("slender"), hence "little slender one."
Cho-ngan - Chinese name meaning "wild geese."
Campion - Norman French surname transferred to English forename use, derived from the word campion, which was originally a status name for a professional "champion."
Calisto - Variant spelling of Latin Callisto, meaning "most beautiful." 
Chandan - Hindi name meaning "sandalwood."
Cledaucus - Latin name of a legendary king of the Britons who was preceded by Eliud and succeeded by Clotenus. Meaning unknown.
Chariton - Greek name meaning "grace, kindness."
Channarong - Thai name meaning "experienced warrior."
Chelsea - English name derived from the name of a district in London, meaning "landing place" or "landing port."
Chryssa - English pet form of Latin Chrysanta, meaning "golden flower."
Cato - Roman Latin name meaning "all-knowing, wise."
Chibale - Egyptian name meaning "kinsman."
Cara - Modern English name derived either from Italian cara, a term of endearment meaning "beloved," or from the Irish Gaelic word cara, meaning "friend."
Conradine - Feminine form of German Conrad, meaning "bold counsel."
Clementine - French form of Latin Clementina, meaning "of Clementius."
Cledwyn - Welsh name composed of the elements caled "hard, rough" and (g)wyn "fair, holy, white," hence "hardy and fair."
Choviohoya - Native American Hopi name meaning "young deer."
Chrysaor - Latin form of Greek Khrysaor, meaning "golden sword." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseidon and the Gorgon Medusa. He is usually described as a giant, but sometimes as a winged boar, just as his twin brother Pegasus is described as a winged horse.
Cyma - Latin form of Greek Kyma, meaning "sprout" or "wave."
Cailyn - Anglicized form of Irish Cailín, meaning "girl."
Chrysanthus - Latin form of Greek Chrysanthos, meaning "golden flower."
Clyde - English name derived from the name of the Scottish river Cledwyn, of uncertain origin, but probably having a similar etymology to Irish Clodagh, meaning "muddy."
Cephas - Latin form of Greek Kephas, meaning "rock, stone." In the New Testament bible, this is the surname given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. 
Candelas - Pet form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
Concordia - Latin name meaning "harmony; peace; with (one) heart." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of peace. Her Greek name is Harmonia.
China - חִנָּה): Aramaic name meaning "grace." Also spelled Hina.
Cianán - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Cian, meaning "little ancient one."
Céolsige - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements céol "ship" and sige "victory," hence "ship-victory."
Chandana - Unisex form of Hindi Chandan, meaning "sandalwood."
Corann - Celtic myth name ofa magical Druid, meaning "crown."
Carver - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "carver" of wood or stone.
Cody - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a variant spelling of the surname Cuddihy (also spelled Cuddy), an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuidighthigh "descendant of Cuidightheach," hence "helper."
Casimiro - Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Latin Casimiria, meaning "commands peace."
Cuithbrig - Scottish Gaelic form of Anglo-Saxon Cuthbeorht, meaning "bright fame." 
Channa - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chana, meaning "favor; grace." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Samuel and wife to Elkanah.
Concordea - Variant spelling of Latin Concordia, meaning "harmony; peace; with (one) heart."
Cynebeal - Short form of Anglo-Saxon Cynebeald, meaning "royal brave."
Chagai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaggay, meaning "festive."
Chrétien - Later form of Old French Chrestien, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Chie - Japanese name meaning "wisdom."
Coralie - Pet form of English Coral, meaning "coral" or "small pebble."
Caoilainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoilfhionn, meaning "fair and slender."
Cui-fen - Chinese name meaning "emerald fragrance."
Chana - Variant spelling of Hebrew Channa, meaning "favor; grace." 
Chanel - Modern English name derived from a Parisian fashion house founded by Coco Chanel whose surname meant "pipe." 
Chien - Vietnamese name meaning "fighter, warrior."
Cecilija - Slovene form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Cecil -   Anglicized form of Welsh Seissylt, meaning "sixth."
Chochokpi - Native American Hopi name meaning "throne for the clouds."
Chananyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Chananya, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given."  
Cuthbeorht - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements cuðe "famous, renowned," and beorht "bright," hence "bright fame."
Christabel - Variant spelling of English Christabelle, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ" and Belle, "beautiful." 
Cole -  English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English Cola, meaning "black, coal." This name is also sometimes used as a pet form of Nicholas, meaning "victor of the people."
Channah - Hebrew name meaning "favor; grace." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Samuel and wife to Elkanah.
Clancey - Variant spelling of English Clancy, meaning "red warrior."
Chuenchai - Thai name meaning "refreshing."
Chlotichilda - German name composed of the elements hloda "famous, renowned" and hild "battle," hence "famous battle maid."
Céleste - French feminine form of Latin unisex Cælestis, meaning "heavenly."
Carni - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Karni, meaning "my horn," a symbol of strength. 
Chanelle - Variant spelling of English Chanel, meaning "pipe."
Cort - Variant spelling of Dutch Kort, meaning "bold counsel."
Cunégonde - French form of German Kunigunde, meaning "brave war."
Cynwrig - Old Welsh name meaning "high hill." 
Chantelle - Elaborated form of English Chantel, meaning "stony place."
Cedar - English name derived from the tree name, meaning simply "cedar."
Christine - French from of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Carter - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "carter," someone who uses a cart.
Cassiel - Latinized form of Hebrew Kafziel, meaning "speedy one of God." In Jewish lore, Kafziel is the name of an archangel. Unlike most of the other angels, Kafziel is a watcher,rather than a doer. He is called the angel of solitude and tears, and presidesover the deaths of kings. He is associated with the Seventh Heaven, the planet Saturn, and has even been worshiped by Satanists. 
Cardea - Latin name meaning "door-pivot." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of health, door hinges, handles, and thresholds.
Chibueze - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God is the king."
Chiranjeevi - Hindi (Telugu) name meaning "infinite, long-lived."
Christ - Anglicized form of Greek Christos, meaning "anointed." In the bible, this is a name applied to Jesus, the Messiah and son of God.
Christel - Variant spelling of English Crystal, meaning "crystal, ice."
Clair - English variant spelling of French Claire, meaning "clear, bright." 
Coreen - Irish form of French Corinne, meaning "maiden."
Cronus - Latin form of Greek Kronos, meaning "time." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan father of Zeus.
Constanta - Romanian form of Latin Constantia, meaning "steadfast."
Coco - Originally from the Italian occupational name for a "cook," it is now in continental use as a pet form of longer names beginning with Co-.
Cadfael - Welsh name composed of the elements cad "battle" and fael/mail "prince," hence "battle prince." This is a very rare name with only one instance found recorded, the name of a saint also known as Cadoc and Catmail.
Crispinus - A derivative of Roman Latin Crispus, meaning "curly(-headed)."
Cyrillus - Latin form of Greek Kyrillos, meaning "lord."
Cenhelm - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements cene "brave, keen" and helm "helmet, protection," hence "brave/keen helmet."
Conchita - Diminutive form of Spanish Concha, meaning "conception."
Constantijn - Dutch form of Latin Constantinus, meaning "steadfast."
Cerdic - Anglo-Saxon name, possibly meaning "war chief."
Calliste - Latin form of Greek Kallistê, meaning "most beautiful." In mythology, this is the name of a Haliad nymph, the daughter of the sea god Triton. This is also a surname belonging to Artemis. 
Charles - English and French form of German Karl, meaning "man."
Cualli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "good."
Cyril - English masculine form of French unisex Cyrille, meaning "lord."
Camila - Spanish form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Cruzita - Feminine pet form of Spanish unisex Cruz, meaning "cross."
Connie - Pet form of English Constance, meaning "steadfast."
Calder -  English surname transferred to forename use, probably from the place name Calder in Cumbria, composed of the Welsh elements caled "hard; violent," and dwfr "stream, water," hence "violent water."
Chaggiy - Hebrew name meaning "festive." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Gad. Haggi is the Anglicized form.
Cassiah - Variant spelling of Latin Cassia, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. 
Chusi - Native American Hopi name meaning "snake flower."
Chaz - Pet form of English Charles, meaning "man."
Chayton - Native American Sioux name meaning "falcon."
Crawford - English byname for someone with splayed feet, transferred to surname then to forename, composed of the Old English elements crawe "crow" and fot "foot," hence "crow-foot."
Calfuray - Native American Mapuche flower name meaning "violet."
Christiaan - Dutch form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Czcibor - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements chest "honor" and bor "battle," hence "battle of honor."
Cynthia - Latin form of Greek Kynthia, meaning "woman from Kynthos." In mythology, this was another name for Artemis.
Chance - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "chance."
Comhnall - Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Conall, meaning "hound of valor."
Christophorus - Latin form of Greek Christophoros, meaning "Christ-bearer."
Chananyah - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Daniel, a general, a priest, and an officer who lived during the reign of King Uzziah. Hananiah is an Anglicized form.
Chand - Masculine form of Hindi Chanda, meaning "bright" or "fierce."
Claudia -   Feminine form of Roman Latin Claudius, meaning "lame." 
Chabaqquwq - Hebrew name meaning "embrace." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet.
Cipactli - Nahuatl name meaning "crocodile."
Carnation - English name derived from the flower name, from French carnation, meaning "complexion," from Italian carnagione, meaning "flesh-colored." 
Chauncy - Variant spelling of English Chauncey, meaning "good fortune." 
Chinena - Variant spelling of Aramaic Chanina, meaning "compassionate."
Cleto - Short form of Italian/Spanish Anacleto, meaning "called back, invoked."
Carroll - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Cearbhall, meaning "hacker."
Cesarina - Feminine form of Italian Cesarino, meaning "severed."
Conrí - Gaelic name composed of the elements conn "chief, head, hound" and ri "king," hence "chief-king" or "hound-king."
Celer - Roman name meaning "swift." This is the name of the horse of the Roman Emperor Verus. It was fed on almonds and raisins, covered with royal purple, and stalled in the imperial palace. 
Cinzia - Italian form of Latin Cynthia, meaning "woman from Kynthos."
Chadad - Hebrew name meaning "mighty" or "sharpness." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve sons of Ishmael. Also spelled Hadad.
Chelsie - Variant spelling of English Chelsea, meaning "landing place" or "landing port."
Claudas - In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the king of Terre Deserte,or the Land Laid Waste (by Uther Pendragon), meaning "lame." He conquered the lands of Ban and Bors who then helped Arthur in his rebellion against the kings of Britain. 
Cystenian - Welsh form of Latin Constantine, meaning "steadfast."
Cyneburga - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements cyne "royal" and burg "fortress, protection," hence "royal fortress."
Custance - French form of Latin Constantia, meaning "steadfast." 
Cunobelinus - Celtic name of an ancient British king, meaning "hound of Belenus."
Cuithbeart - Scottish Gaelic form of Anglo-Saxon Cuthbeorht, meaning "bright fame." 
Cuidightheach - Old Gaelic name meaning "helper."
Crystin - Welsh form of French Christine, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Croccifixio - Variant spelling of Italian Crocifisso, meaning "cross; crucifix" or "way of the cross."
Cristián - Spanish form of Latin Christianus, meaning "Christian."
Cristóbal - Spanish form of Latin Christophorus, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Cressida - From the English literary name found in various retellings of the Trojan War, based on the Greek name Khryseis, from khrysos, meaning "gold."
Crescenzo - Italian form of Latin Crescentius, meaning "to spring up, grow, thrive."
Crescentius - Latin name meaning "to spring up, grow, thrive."
Creirwy - Welsh legend name of the beautiful daughter of Ceridwen, possibly meaning "purity."
Cirino - Pet form of Italian Ciro, meaning "like the sun."
Cirila - Feminine form of Slovene Ciril, meaning "lord."
Ciriaco - Italian and Spanish form of Roman Cyriacus, meaning "of the lord."
Cinnéidigh - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements ceann "head" and �idigh "ugly," hence "ugly head." Kennedy is an Anglicized form.
Cillian - Irish byname composed of Gaelic ceallach "strife, war," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little warrior."
Cillín - Variant spelling of Irish Cillian, meaning "little warrior."
Ciera - Variant spelling of English Sierra, meaning "mountain range."
Ciel - English name derived from the French word for "sky."
Ciar - Old Gaelic name derived from the word ciar, meaning "black."
Cesarino - Pet form of Italian Cesare, meaning "severed."
Ceres - Roman name derived from the Proto-Indo-European root ker, meaning "to grow." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of agriculture.
Cerberus - Latin form of Greek Kerberos, meaning "demon of the pit." In mythology, this is the name of thethree-headed dog that guards the entrance to Hades. 
Cenobia - Spanish form of Greek Zenobia, meaning "life of Zeus."
Celsus - Roman Latin family name meaning "upright, stately."
Celio - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Cælius, meaning "heaven."
Celestyna - Feminine form of Polish Celestyn, meaning "heavenly."
Celestyn - Polish form of Latin Cælestinus, meaning "heavenly."
Cecylia - Polish form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Cecily - Medieval form of English Cecilia, meaning "blind."
Cearnaigh - Gaelic name derived from the word cearnach, meaning "victor, winner."
Cíntia - Portuguese form of Latin Cynthia, meaning "woman from Kynthos."
Condwiramurs -  Variant spelling of Cornish Condwiramur, meaning "white flower." 
Chimalli - Nahuatl name meaning "shield."
Cola - Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old Norse Kolr, a byname for a dark, swarthy person, meaning "black, coal."
Conchúr - Variant form of Irish Conchobar, meaning "hound-lover."
Cosmina - Feminine form of Romanian Cosmin, meaning "order, beauty."
Caterine - Old French form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Chaniya - Hebrew name meaning "encampment, resting place."
Cowal - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Comhghall, meaning "joint pledge."
Coventina - Romano-British name, possibly meaning "memory of snow." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of springs and wells.
Cortney - Variant spelling of English unisex Courtney, meaning "short nose."
Corona - English name derived from the vocabulary word, Latin corona, meaning "crown, garland, wreath." The outer atmosphere of a star is called a corona.
Corine - Variant spelling of French Corinne, meaning "maiden."
Corie - Variant spelling of English Corey, possibly meaning "deep hollow, ravine."
Cori - Variant spelling of English Corey, possibly meaning "deep hollow, ravine."
Coos - Dutch pet form of Latin Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Constantius - A derivative of Latin Constans, meaning "steadfast." 
Constancia - Portuguese form of Latin Constantia, meaning "steadfast."
Consolata - Italian form of Spanish Consuelo, meaning "consolation."
Connla - Variant spelling of Irish Conlaoch, meaning "hound warrior."
Conner - Variant spelling of English Connor, meaning "hound-lover."
Connell - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Conall, meaning "hound of valor."
Conley - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Conláed, meaning "purifying fire."
Condwiramur - Cornish form of French Blanchefleur, meaning "white flower." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a guardian of the Grail and wife of Percival.
Conchobor - Variant spelling of Irish Conchobar, meaning "hound-lover."
Concha - Pet form of Spanish Concepción, meaning "conception."
Cónán - Irish Gaelic name which was originally a byname derived from a diminutive form of cú "hound," hence "little hound."
Comhghall - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements comh "joint, together" and gall "pledge," hence "joint pledge."
Comgan - Contracted form of Irish Gaelic Comhghán, meaning "born together."
Columba - Latin name meaning "dove."
Coinneach - Variant form of Gaelic Cainneach, meaning "comely; finely made."
Cocidius - Myth name of a Celtic huntergod, possibly meaning "of the woods."
Clytia - Latin form of Greek Klytiê, meaning "famous." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who was buried alive in sand and transformed into a sunflower.
Clovis - French form of German Hlodovic, meaning "famous warrior."
Cletis - Variant spelling of Latin Cletus, meaning famous, renowned." 
Cleopas - Latin form of Greek Kleopas, meaning "glory of the father." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a disciple.
Clarity - English name derived from the vocabulary word clarity, from Latin clarus, meaning "clear."
Cicely - Variant spelling of English Cecily, meaning "blind."
Chukwuemeka - African Igbo name meaning "God has done something great."
Chthonia - Latin form of Greek Khthonia, meaning "of the earth (especially the inner earth, i.e. underworld)." In mythology, this is an epithet of Hekate or Persephone.
Christmas - English name derived from the name of the holiday, from Old English Cristes mæsse, meaning "Christ festival."
Christianos - Greek name, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." In the bible, this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles, but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.
Christiane -   Feminine form of French Chrestien or Chr�tien, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Christiaane - Feminine form of Dutch Christiaan, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Chonsie - Feminine form of English Chauncey, meaning "good fortune."
Chochuschuvio - Native American Hopi name meaning "white-tailed deer."
Chizqiyah - Hebrew name meaning "God is my strength." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah and several other characters. Also spelled Chizkiyah. Hezekiah, Hizkiah and Hizkijah are anglicized forms.
Chisisi - Egyptian name meaning "secret."
Chiron - Latin form of Greek Kheiron, meaning "surgeon." In mythology, this is the name of a wise centaur, the son of Cronus and the nymph Philyra. He fathered Ocyrhoe with the nymph Chariclo. He was said to bea great healer, oracle and astrologer.
Chip - Pet form of English Charles "man" and Christopher "Christ-bearer."
Chimlin - Thai name meaning "cute."
Chilqiyah - Hebrew name meaning "my portion is God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father of Eliakim, and a High Priest who lived in the time of King Josiah. Also spelled Chilkiya. Hilkiah is the Anglicized form.
Chiemeka - African Igbo name meaning "God has performed great deeds."
Chieko - Japanese name meaning "wise child."
Cheyanne - Variant spelling of English unisex Cheyenne, meaning "little Šahíya" or "little red-talker."
Chetana - Hindi name meaning "alert."
Cherilyn - English compound name composed of Cheri "darling" and Lyn "lake," hence "darling lake."
Chaviylah - Hebrew name meaning "circle." In the bible, this is the name of a part of Eden through which the river Pison flowed, and the name of a son of Cush after whom a district in Arabia was named. Havilah is the Anglicized form.
Chase - Middle English surname (of Norman French origin) transferred to forename use, meaning "hunter." 
Charo - Pet form of Spanish Rosario, meaning "rosary."
Charnette - Possibly a pet form for Yiddish Charna, meaning "dark."
Charmaine - English name of Latin origin, meaning "sing." 
Charlotta - Swedish form of French Charlotte, meaning "man."
Charlot - Pet form of French Charles, meaning "man." 
Charity -  English name derived from the vocabulary word charity, from Latin caritas, from carus, meaning "dear." It is one of the virtue names that were popular with the Puritans; some others are Chastity, Faith, Honor, Hope, and Prudence. 
Charis - Latin form of Greek Kharis, meaning "charm, grace, kindness." In mythology, this is the singular form of plural Kharites (Charites), a name for the goddesses of charm.
Chankoowashtay - Native American Sioux name meaning "good road."
Chadar - Variant spelling of Hebrew Hadar, meaning "honor." In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite king. 
Catrina - Contracted form of English Catriona, meaning "pure."
Catraoine - Irish Gaelic form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Catotigernos - Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
Catina - Contracted form Portuguese Catarina, meaning "pure."
Catigernus - Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
Catigern - English name derived from Latin Catigernus, meaning "battle lord." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a son of Vortigern.
Cathy - English pet form of French Catharine, meaning "pure."
Catharine - Variant spelling of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
Cathair - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathaoir, meaning "warrior."
Cathán - Irish name composed of the Gaelic element cath "battle" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little battle."
Catahecassa - Native American Shawnee name meaning "black hoof."
Casimir - English form of Latin Casimiria, meaning "commands peace."
Carsten - German form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Carrol - Variant spelling of English Carroll, meaning "hacker."
Carrie - English pet form of French Caroline, meaning "man."
Carran - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ciarán, meaning "little black one." 
Carpus - Latin form of Greek Karpos, meaning "fruit." In mythology, this is the name of a son of the nymph Chloris and the god Zephyrus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian at Troas mentioned in the second epistle of Timothy (2 Ti. 4:13).
Carolina - Pet form of Latin Carola, meaning "man."
Carola - Feminine form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Carmi - Anglicized form of Hebrew Karmiy, meaning "a vinedresser" or "my vineyard." In the bible, this is the name of a Judaite, father of Achan, and the name of the fourth son of Reuben.
Carmelo - Spanish masculine form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Carly - Variant spelling of English Carlie, meaning "man."
Carlos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Carlo - Italian form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Carl - Older spelling of German Karl, meaning "man." 
Caridad - Spanish form of English Charity, meaning "dear." 
Carbry - Variant spelling of English Carbrey, meaning "charioteer."
Caratacus - Latin form of Welsh Caradog, meaning "dearly loved."
Caradawg - Medieval form of Welsh Caradoc, derived from the root car "love," meaning "dearly loved."
Caomh - Gaelic name derived from the word caomh, meaning "beloved, comely." 
Caolán - Gaelic name composed of the word caol "narrow" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little slender one."
Caoimheán - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoimhín, meaning "little comely one." This form just uses a different diminutive suffix.
Caoimhín - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Caémgen, meaning "little comely one." Kevin is an Anglicized form.
Caoilfhionn - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements caol "slender" and fionn "fair," hence "fair and slender."
Caoidhean - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Caointean, meaning "fifth."
Candy -   English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning  "candy."
Candida - English name derived from Latin candida, meaning "clear and white," like pure quartz rather than the whiteness of milk. George Bernard Shaw used this name for his 1895 play of the same name.
Candelária - Portuguese form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
Can - Turkish name meaning "life."
Camp - English short form of Scottish Campbell, meaning "crooked mouth."
Calogerus - Latin form of Greek Kalogeros, meaning "beautiful elder."
Callistus - Latin form of Greek Kallistos, meaning "most beautiful."
Calbhach - Irish Gaelic name meaning "bald."
Cal - Short form of English Calvin "little bald one," and other names beginning with Cal-.
Caitriona - Scottish Gaelic form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
Caitrín - Irish Gaelic form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
Cai -   Variant spelling of Scandinavian Kai, possibly meaning "lord."
Cadwalader - Welsh name composed of the elements cad "battle" and gwaladr "leader," hence "battle leader."
Cadoc - Welsh name derived from the word cad, meaning "battle."
- Northern Vietnamese unisex name meaning "the eldest; the first."
Çağatay - Variant spelling of Turkish Chagatai. Of unknown meaning.
Cletes - Pet form of Latin Anacletus, meaning "called back; invoked."
Chariclo - Latin form of Greek Khariklo, meaning "graceful spinner." In mythology, this is the name of the nymph wife of Chiron the centaur.
Cleopatra - Latin form of Greek Kleopatra, meaning "glory of the father." Cleopatra VII reigned as Queen of Egypt from 51-30 B.C. She was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt and is believed to have been black African. 
Charisma - English name derived from the vocabulary word charisma, from Greek charis, meaning "charm, grace, kindness." 
Crispin - English name derived from Latin Crispinus, meaning "curly(-headed)."
Cleopatros - Latin form of Greek Kleopatros, meaning "glory of the father."
Chavva - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chavvah, meaning "life." 
Chiasa - Japanese name meaning "one thousand mornings."
Cho - Variant spelling of Japanese Chou, meaning "butterfly."
Callie - English pet form of Latin Callista, meaning "most beautiful."
Charalampos - Greek name composed of the elements chara "happiness" and lampo "shining," hence "shining happiness."
Chama - Aramaic form of Hebrew Cham, meaning "heat."
Clover - Old English flower name, meaning simply "clover."
Christy - Variant spelling of English Christie, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." Compare with masculine Christy.
Cristal - Variant spelling of English Crystal, meaning "crystal, ice."
Celestina - Feminine form of Italian/Spanish Celestino, meaning "heavenly."
Courtney - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the French baronial name Courtenay, from the nickname court nez, meaning "short nose." 
Chelo - Pet form of Spanish Consuelo, meaning "consolation."
Clinton - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "settlement near the headland." 
Carmen - Spanish form of Latin Carmina, meaning "song."
Calvert - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Middle English calfhirde, meaning "calf-herder."
Caedmon - This is the name of an Anglo-Saxon poet mentioned by Bede, perhaps composed of caed "battle" and man "place, spot," hence "place of battle."
Chanin - Short form of Aramaic Chanina, meaning "compassionate."
Conrad -  Variant spelling of German Konrad, meaning "bold counsel." In use by the English.
Cary - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha, "descendant of Ciardha ("black, dark"), hence "dark one." 
Catmail - Welsh name meaning "battle prince." Other forms of the name include Cadoc and Cadfael.
Curt - Short form of English Curtis, meaning "courteous."
Coatl - Nahuatl name meaning "snake."
Cynefrith - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Cynefrið, meaning "royal peace."
Clancy - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhlannchaidh, "son of Flannchadh," hence "red warrior."
Corin -   Cornish legend name of a hero who was a slayer of giants, probably derived from the first element of the Old English tribal name Cornwealas, from the ethnic term Kernow, meaning "Cornish" or "horned." 
Cosmo - Latin form of Greek Kosmos, meaning "order, beauty."
Chandra - Hindi unisex name meaning "moon." In mythology, this is the name of a lunar and fertility god.
Corentine - Feminine form of Breton Corentin, probably meaning "hurricane, tempest." 
Calypso - Latin form of Greek Kalypso, meaning "she who conceals." In mythology, this is the name of a sea nymph and daughter of Atlas.
Cilka - Slovene form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Chandrakant - Hindi name composed of the elements chandra "moon" and kanta "beloved," hence "moon lover." In mythology, this is the name of the moonstone that was created by moonlight. 
Caitria - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Caitrín, meaning "pure."
Chalchiuitl - Nahuatl name meaning "emerald."
Coyotl - Nahuatl name meaning "coyote."
Caprice - Italian name meaning"impulsive; ruled by whim." 
Candace - Latin form of Greek Kandake, which is of foreign origin, meaning "prince of servants." In Acts 8:27 of the New Testament bible, a queen of Ethiopia is referred to by this name. But it was not actually a personal name, but the name of a dynasty of Ethiopian queens. 
Calliope - Latin form of Greek Kalliope, meaning "beautiful voice." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of epic poetry.
Colena - Variant spelling of English Colleen, meaning "girl."
Chipahua - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"clean."
Clements - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Latin Clemens or Clement, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Colombe - French unisex form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Cornelia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn." 
Chochmingwu - Native American Hopi name meaning "corn mother."
Crearwy - Variant spelling of Welsh Creirwy, possibly meaning "purity."
Centehua - Nahuatl name meaning "only one."
Chicky - Variant spelling of Spanish Chickie, meaning "little one."
Corinne - French form of Latin Corinna, meaning "maiden."
Caj -   Short form of Italian Cajetan, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Caradawc - Variant spelling of Welsh Caradawg, meaning "dearly loved."
Christelle - Pet form of French Christine, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Cerise - French name meaning "cherry." 
Chigaru - Egyptian name meaning "hound."
Cade - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a byname for someone or something "round and lumpy."
Cassiopeia - Latin form of Greek Kassiopeia, meaning "she whose words excel." In mythology, this is the name of one of the fifty Nereids who became the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda. 
Caylin - Variant spelling of English Kaylin, meaning "girl."
Chirika - Short form of Chamoru Chichirika, meaning "bird."
Cailín - Irish Gaelic name meaning "girl."
Coline - Variant spelling of English Colleen, meaning "girl."
Cihuaton - Nahuatl name meaning "little woman."
Cassiopea - Variant spelling of Latin Cassiopeia, meaning "she whose words excel."
Cionaodh - Irish form of Scottish Gaelic Cináed, meaning "born of fire."
Camellia - English name derived from the Latin name of the flowering evergreen shrub, camellia, named after the Czech-born missionary/botanist Georg Josef Kamel, from the word kamel, meaning "camel."
Crevan - Irish name meaning "fox." 
Ciorstag - Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Chizkiyah - Hebrew name meaning "God is my strength." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah. 
Cosmin - Romanian form of Greek Kosmos, meaning "order, beauty."
Columb - Scottish form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Craig - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places named from Gaelic creag, meaning "rock."
Cliff - Originally a short form of English Clifford ("cliff river crossing)", this name became an independent name, meaning simply "cliff."
Cupido - Latin name derived from the word cupido, meaning "desire."
Clothilde - Modern variant spelling of German Chlotichilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
Cheber - Variant spelling of Hebrew Heber, meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)."
Clemmie - Pet form of English Clem, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Caitlín - Irish Gaelic form of Old French Cateline, meaning "pure."
Chumani - Native American Sioux name meaning "dewdrops."
Cooper - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, from Dutch kuper, from kup "tub; container," which in English became coop. A cooper was a maker and/or fixer of vessels such as buckets and barrels.
Chiyrah - Hebrew name meaning "a noble race; nobility." In the bible, this is the name of a friend of Judah.
Corazón - From the Spanish name of a dormant volcano in Ecuador, meaning "heart."
Chara - Greek name derived from the word chara, meaning "joyful."
Chidubem - African Igbo name meaning "guided by God."
Chalice - English name derived from the word, chalice, from Latin calix, meaning "cup."
Columbine -   English name derived from the plant name columbine, from Late Latin columbina, meaning "verbina" or "dovelike," so-called because when inverted the flower resembles a cluster of doves.
Chucho - Pet form of Spanish Jesús, meaning "God is salvation."
Ceto - Latin form of Greek Keto, meaning "sea-monster." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of sharks, whales, and other dangers of the sea.
Coby - Unisex pet form of Dutch Jacoba and Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Cross - Short form of Italian Crocifisso, or Croccifixio, meaning "cross; crucifix" or "way of the cross."
Cian - Irish Gaelic name meaning "ancient, distant." In mythology, this is the name of the son-in-law of Brian Boru.
Catarina - Portuguese form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Coretta - Pet form of Latin Cora, meaning "maiden."
Cleophas - Latin form of Greek Kleophas, meaning "glory of the father." In the bible, this is the name of two disciples to whom the risen Jesus appeared at Emmaus.
Cyneweard - Early Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements cyne "royal" and weard "guard," hence "royal guard."
Chamorra - Chamoru name meaning "woman of the Chamorupeople."
Camille - French unisex form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Claudette - Diminutive form of French Claudia, meaning "little lame one."
Constantina - Feminine form of Roman Constantinus, meaning "steadfast."
Chizoba - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God protect us."
Cairistine - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Chichirika - Chamoru name meaning "bird." 
Carlyn - Feminine variant spelling of Irish Gaelic unisex Carlin, meaning "little champion." 
Carys - Welsh name derived from the word caru, meaning"love."
Chike - Egyptian name meaning "power of God."
Cadfan - Welsh name composed of the elements cad "battle" and fan(g) "raven," hence "battle raven." 
Chiyoko - Japanese name meaning "child of a thousand generations."
Crocifissa - Feminine form of Italian Crocifisso, meaning "cross; crucifix" or "way of the cross." 
Cepheus - Latin form of the Greek Kepheus, meaning "gardener." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Ethiopia, the husband of Cassiopeia.
Chenglei - Chinese name meaning "become great."
Chaskel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yechezkel (English Ezekiel), meaning "God will strengthen."
Chen - Chinese unisex name meaning "morning."
Cullen - Irish surname transferred to forename use, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Coileáin, "descendant of Coileán," hence "whelp, young pup."
Clotilde - French form of German Clotilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
Carmella - Elaborated form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Colette - Short form of French Nicolette, meaning "victor of the people."
Corrine - English variant spelling of French Corinne, meaning "maiden."
Cyan - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Greek kyanos, meaning "dark blue" and "lapis lazuli." The color cyan is also sometimes called blue-green, electric blue, and turquoise. 
Claus - Short form of German Niclaus, meaning "victor of the people." 
Chantel - English variant spelling of French Chantal, meaning "stony place."
Charmian - English name derived from Greek charma, meaning "delight." 
Charlene - English form of French Charline, meaning "man."
Corinna - Latin form of Greek Korinna, meaning "maiden."
Caden - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from McCadden, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cadáin "son of Cadán," hence "little battle." 
Clodagh - Modern Irish name derived from the river name, which probably got its name from Gaelic clodach or cladach, meaning "muddy." 
Cassia - Latin form of Hebrew Qetsiyah, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. 
Charlemagne - Derived from French Charles le Magne, meaning "Charles the Great."
Chrysanthos - Greek name composed of the elements chrysos "gold" and anthemon "a flower," hence "golden flower."
Conchubhar - Variant spelling of Irish Conchobar, meaning "hound-lover."
Conchobhar - Variant spelling of Irish Conchobar, meaning "hound-lover."
Christobel - Variant spelling of English Christabel, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ" and "beautiful."
Clarette - Pet form of English Clare, meaning "clear, bright."
Chagatai - Turkish form of Mongolian Tsagadai, the name of the second son of Genghis Khan. Of unknown meaning.
Cassius - Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin cassus, meaning "empty, hollow."
Caspar - Dutch form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Caerwyn - Variant spelling of Welsh Carwyn, meaning "fair love."
Chryses - Latin form of Greek Khryses, meaning "golden." In mythology, this is the name of a priest of Apollo.
Chico -   Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Francisco, meaning "French." 
Cletus - Latin form of Greek Kleitos, meaning famous, renowned." 
Cory - Variant spelling of English Corey, possibly meaning "deep hollow, ravine."
Clark - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "clerk; secretary." 
Clementina - Feminine form of Latin Clementinus, meaning "of Clementius."
Colleen - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Cailín, meaning "girl."
Cathleen - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caitlín, meaning "pure."
Chioma - African Igbo name meaning "God is great."
Charley - Variant spelling of English unisex Charlie, meaning "man."
Chieng - African Luo name meaning "creator," "daylight," and "god."
Cernunnos - Celtic myth name of an antlered god of animals, fertility and the underworld, from Gaulish carnon/cernon, "horn, antler," hence "horned."
Chulda - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chuldah, meaning "mole" or "weasel." 
Cheruta - Variant form of Hebrew Cherut, meaning "freedom."
Cela - Hebrew name meaning "a rock." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the capital city of Edom, possibly an early name for Petra.
Chang - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "flourishing," 2) "long" or 3) "smooth."
Carole - French form of Latin Carola, meaning "man."
Cherish - English name derived from the vocabulary word cherish, meaning "to cherish; to hold dear."
Calandra - Italian surname transferred to forename use, meaning "skylark." This name may have originally been a byname for someone with a good singing voice.
Cherie - English name derived from the French word chérie, meaning "darling."
Ceridwen - Welsh name composed of the elements cerdd "poetry" and (g)wen "fair, holy, white," hence "fair poetess." In mythology, this is the name of a female magician, the mother of Taliesin, Morfran (Avagddu), and the fair maiden Creirwy.
Carmina - Feminine form of Latin Carmine, meaning "song."
Constanza - Spanish form of Latin Constantia, meaning "steadfast."
Clay - Short form of English Clayton, meaning "clay settlement."
Cyndi - Variant spelling of English Cindy, meaning "woman from Kynthos." 
Cees - Variant spelling of Dutch Kees, meaning "of a horn."
Carniela - Variant spelling of Hebrew Karniela, meaning "horn of the Lord." 
Chania - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaniya, meaning "encampment, resting place."
Cyryl - Polish form of Greek Kyrillos, meaning "lord."
Cyrilla - Feminine form of English Cyril, meaning "lord."
Cyriacus - Roman Latin form of Greek Kyriakos, meaning "of the lord."
Cyriaca - Feminine form of Roman Latin Cyriacus, meaning "of the lord."
Cyra - Feminine form of Latin Cyrus, meaning "like the sun."
Cyneward - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Cyneweard, meaning "royal guard."
Cyneric - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements cyne "royal" and ric "power," hence "royal power."
Cymone - English variant spelling of French Simone, meaning "hearkening."
Cymbeline - Anglicized form of Celtic Cunobelinus, meaning "hound of Belenus."
Cybele - Latin form of Greek Kybele, traditionally rendered "she of the hair." In mythology, this is the name of a Phrygian goddess of fertility.
Cyanea - From the Latin genus or species name, of Greek origin, meaning either "dark blue."
Cy - English short form of Latin Cyrus, meaning "like the sun."
Cvetko - Slovene name derived from the Slavic word cvet, meaning "blossom."
Cuthbert - Modern English form of Anglo-Saxon Cuthbeorht, meaning "bright fame." 
Cush - Anglicized form of Hebrew Kuwsh, meaning "black," i.e. "Ethiopian." In the bible, this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a Benjamite and the son of Ham and grandson of Noah.
Curstaidh - Pet form of Scottish Gaelic Cairistìona, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Curro - Pet form of Spanish Francisco, meaning "French."
Cupidon - French form of Latin Cupido, meaning "desire."
Cupid - Short form of Latin Cupido, meaning "desire." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of love, the son of Venus. He is also known as Amor, "love." His Greek name is Eros, meaning "sexual love."
Cuong - Vietnamese name meaning "flourishing, healthy."
Cundry - Variant spelling of German Cundrie, of unknown meaning.
Cumhea - Irish name meaning "hound of the plains." 
Cuicatl - Nahuatl name meaning "song."
Cuddy - Pet form of Scottish Cuithbeart, meaning "bright fame." This name was also used as a byname for a donkey.
Ctibor - Czech form of Polish Czcibor, meaning "battle of honor."
Crystal - English name derived from the gem name, from Greek krystallos, meaning "ice."
Cronos - Variant spelling of Greek Kronos, meaning "time."
Crogher - Irish name meaning "loves hounds." 
Crofton - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements croft "paddock, vegetable garden," and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "garden settlement."
Crocifisso - Old Italian name meaning "cross; crucifix" or "way of the cross." 
Crnobog - Slavic name meaning "black god." In mythology, this is the name of a god of evil and darkness, the counterpart of Belobog ("white god").
Crius - Latin form of Greek Krios, meaning "master, ruler." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Titans.
Cristoforo - Italian form of Latin Christophorus, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Cristiano - Italian and Portuguese form of Latin Christianus, meaning "Christian."
Cristi - Pet form of Romanian Cristian, meaning "Christian."
Cristen - English variant spelling of Scandinavian Kristin, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Cristóvão - Portuguese form of Latin Christophorus, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Crispino - Italian form of Latin Crispinus, meaning "curly(-headed)."
Crispian - Variant spelling of English Crispin, meaning "curly(-headed)."
Crina - Romanian name meaning "lily."
Crescencia - Spanish feminine form of Latin Crescentius, meaning "to spring up, grow, thrive."
Críostóir - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Christophoros, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Cowessess - Native American Ojibwa name meaning "little child."
Cowdiy - Hebrew name meaning "an acquaintance of God." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Gaddiel.
Coty - Variant spelling of English Cody, meaning "helper." 
Costin - Contracted form of Romanian Constantin, meaning "steadfast."
Costel - Pet form of Romanian Constantin, meaning "steadfast."
Costanzo - Italian form of Latin Constans, meaning "steadfast." 
Costantino - Italian form of Latin Constantinus, meaning "steadfast."
Cosme - French form of Latin Cosmo, meaning "order, beauty."
Cosma - Feminine form of Latin Cosmo, meaning "order, beauty."
Cosimo - Italian form of Latin Cosmo, meaning "order, beauty."
Cosima - Feminine form of Italian Cosimo, meaning "order, beauty."
Corynn - English variant spelling of French Corinne, meaning "maiden."
Corrina - English variant spelling of Latin Corinna, meaning "maiden."
Corneliu - Romanian form of Greek Kornelios, meaning "of a horn."
Cornelis - Dutch form of Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn."
Cormag - Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Cormac, meaning "son of defilement."
Coriander - English name derived from the spice name coriander (also commonly called Cilantro), from Latin coriandrum, from Greek corys ("bedbug") with the added element -ander "resembling" (referring to the smell of the spice which is similar to the odor of bedbugs), hence "smells like a bedbug."
Core - Latin form of Greek Kore, meaning "maiden." 
Cordula - Diminutive form of Latin cor ("heart"), hence "little heart."
Corbin - From an Old French and Middle English byname composed of the word corb, "crow, raven," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little crow" or "little raven."
Consus - Roman name, probably of Etruscan or Sabine origin, meaning "to sow." In mythology, this is the name of a god of grains and subterranean silos. 
Consuelo - Spanish name meaning "consolation."
Constans - Latin name meaning "steadfast."
Conrado - Spanish form of German Conrad, meaning "bold counsel."
Conleth - Modern form of Irish Gaelic Conláed, meaning "purifying fire."
Conlaodh - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements connla "pure, chaste" and aodh "fire," hence "purifying fire."
Conlaoch - Irish name, composed of the Gaelic elements con "hound" and laoch "warrior," hence "hound warrior." In Irish legend, this is the name of a son of Cúchulainn. He was accidentally killed by his father.
Conláed - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Conlaodh, meaning "purifying fire."
Congalie - Irish name meaning "constant." 
Confucius - Anglicized form of Chinese Kong Fu Zi. Kong is the surname, meaning "hole" or "opening." Fu is the generation name, meaning "husband, master, man," and Zi is the given name, meaning "son."
Conchobar - Irish legend name of a king of Ulster said to have lived at the time of Christ, meaning "hound-lover."
Concetto - Masculine form of Italian Concetta, meaning "conception."
Concettina - Pet form of Italian Concetta, meaning "conception."
Concetta - Italian form of Spanish Concepción, meaning "conception."
Conallan - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Conall, meaning "little hound of valor."
Comyn - Irish name meaning "shrewd."
Comhghán - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements comh "joint, together" and gan-/gen- "born," hence "born together."
Columbus - Latin name meaning "dove."
Columbanus - Elaborated form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Colum - Irish form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Colombo - Italian form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Colombina - Feminine form of Italian Colombano, meaning "dove."
Colombain - French form of Latin Columbanus, meaning "dove."
Colmcilla - Irish name meaning "dove of the church."
Colman - English form of Irish Colmán, meaning "dove."
Colm -   Old Irish form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Collyn - Variant spelling of English Colleen, meaning "girl."
Coleman - Middle English contracted form of Latin Columbanus, meaning "dove."
Coleen - Variant spelling of English Colleen, meaning "girl." 
Colby - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old Norse elements kolr "black, coal" and býr "settlement," hence "coal settlement."
Colan - Cornish form of Irish Gaelic Coileán, meaning "whelp, young pup."
Coinín - Old Gaelic byname composed of the word cano "wolf" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little wolf."
Coemgen - Old Irish name composed of Gaelic caomh "comely" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little comely one." 
Cobus - Short form of Dutch Jacobus, meaning "supplanter."
Clothilda - Variant spelling of German Clotilda, meaning "famous battle maid."
Clotenus - Latin name of a legendary king of the Britons who was preceded by Cledaucus and succeeded by Gurgintius. Meaning unknown.
Clophas - Contracted form of Latin Cleophas, meaning "glory of the father."
Clopas - Latin form of Greek Klopas, probably meaning "my exchanges." In the bible, this is the name of the father of the apostle James the less. 
Clitus - Latin form of Greek Kleitos, meaning famous, renowned." 
Cliamain - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Clementius, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Cleveland - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements clif "cliff, bank, slope," and land "land," hence "sloped land."
Clementinus - Latin name meaning "of Clementius."
Clementia - Feminine form of Latin Clementius, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Clemente -  Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Clementius, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Clemency - Feminine form of Latin Clement, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Clematis - English name derived from the name of the flowering vine clematis, from Greek klema, meaning "branch or brushwood." 
Cleménce - Feminine form of French Clément, meaning "gentle and merciful."
Cleisthenes - Latin form of Greek Kleisthenes, meaning "glorious strength."
Clayton - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements cl�g "clay" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "clay settlement."
Claudius - Roman family name derived from Latin claudus, meaning "lame."
Claudio -  Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Claudius, meaning "lame."
Claude - French form of Latin Claudius, meaning "lame."
Claud - English form of French Claude, meaning "lame."
Clarus - Ancient Roman Latin cognomen, meaning "bright, clear."
Clarke - Variant spelling of English Clark, meaning "clerk, secretary."
Claritia - Pet form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
Clarisse - French form of Latin Clarissa, meaning "fame."
Clarinda - Elaborated form of English Clare, "clear, bright."
Clarimond - Variant spelling of German Claramond, meaning "bright protector."
Claricia - Pet form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
Claretta - Pet form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
Clarence - English name derived from the Latin title Dux Clarentiae ("Duke Illustrious") first borne by a son of Edward III who was married to the heiress of Clare in Suffolk, hence "illustrious."
Claramond - German name meaning "bright protector." 
Claramay - Variant spelling of English Claramae, meaning "bright pearl" or "bright rebel."
Clarabelle - Variant spelling of English Clarabella, meaning "bright beauty."
Clarabella - English compound name composed of Latin Clara "clear, bright" and Bella "beautiful," hence "bright beauty."
Clairene - Pet form of French Claire, meaning "clear, bright."
Citlalmina - Nahuatl name meaning "arrow stars; meteorites."
Cissy - Pet form of English Cecilia, meaning "blind."
Ciss - Short form of English Cissy, meaning "blind."
Cis - Short form of English Cissy, meaning "blind."
Ciro - Italian form of Latin Cyrus, meaning "like the sun."
Cirillo - Italian form of Latin Cyrillus, meaning "lord."
Ciril - Slovene form of Greek Kyrillos, meaning "lord."
Ciqala - Native American Dakota name meaning "little one."
Cipriano - Italian form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."
Cipriana - Feminine form of Italian Cipriano, meaning "from Cyprus." 
Ciprian - Romanian form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."
Cináed - Scottish Gaelic name, meaning "born of fire." Kenneth is an Anglicized form. 
Cimone - English variant spelling of French Simone, meaning "hearkening."
Cimon - Latin form of Greek Kimon, possibly meaning "sleepy." 
Cilla - Pet form of English Cecilia, meaning "blind."
Cili - Hungarian form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Cicero - Roman Latin name derived from the word cicer, meaning "chickpea."
Ciardha - Gaelic name derived from the word ciar, meaning "black, dark."
Ciarán - Irish name composed of Gaelic ciar "black" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little black one."
Ciannait - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Cian, meaning "ancient, distant."
Chuy - Pet form of Spanish Jesús, meaning "God is salvation."
Chustaffus - Teutonic name composed of the Germanic elements chuton "to meditate" and staf "staff," hence "meditation staff."
Chun-hua - Chinese name meaning "spring flower" or "spring magnificence."
Chumana - Native American Hopi name meaning "snake maiden."
Chuldah - Hebrew name meaning "mole" or "weasel." In the bible, this is the name of a prophetess. 
Chuckie - Pet form of English Charles, meaning "man."
Chuchip - Native American Hopi name meaning "deer spirit."
Chubasca - Chamoru name meaning "sea storm."
Chuan-li - Chinese name meaning "transmitting propriety."
Chua - Native American Hopi name meaning "snake."
Chrystal - Variant spelling of English Crystal, meaning "crystal, ice."
Christos - Greek name meaning "anointed." In the bible, this is a name applied to Jesus, the Messiah and son of God.
Christopher - English form of Latin Christophorus, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Christophe - French form of Latin Christophorus, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Christoph - German form of Latin Christophorus, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Christoffer - Scandinavian form Latin Christophorus, meaning "Christ-bearer." 
Christin - English abbreviated form of French Christine or Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Christia - Pet form of French Christine, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Christi - Variant spelling of English Christie, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Christer - Danish and Swedish form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Christen - English variant spelling of German Kristen, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Chrestien - Old French form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Chou - Japanese name meaning "butterfly."
Chosovi - Native American Hopi name meaning "bluebird."
Choovio - Native American Hopi name meaning "antelope."
Chong-lin - Chinese name meaning "very serious."
Chong-an - Chinese name meaning "ancestral-peace."
Chochmo - Native American Hopi name meaning "mud mound."
Chlotharius - Latin form of German Chlothar, meaning "loud warrior."
Chlothar - Germanic name composed of the elements hlut "loud" and hari/heri "army, warrior" hence "loud warrior."
Chloris - Latin form of Greek Khloris, meaning "green buds." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of flowers and vegetation.
Chitemo - African Kaguru name meaning "ax." 
Chiquita - Spanish name meaning "little one." 
Chipo - African Shona name meaning "gift."
Chinwe - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God owns."
Chinh - Vietnamese name meaning "correctness; righteousness."
Chinan - Aramaic and Hebrew name meaning "gracious."
Chidiebere - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God is merciful."
Chicahua - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"strong."
Cheyenne - English unisex name derived from the name of the Native American people, from Dakota Sioux Šahíyena, meaning "little Šahíya" or "little red-talker."
Chevonne - English pronunciation of Irish Gaelic Siobhán, meaning "God is gracious."
Cheveyo - Native American Hopi name meaning "spirit warrior."
Chetsrown - Hebrew name meaning "enclosed; surrounded by a wall." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Reuben.
Chesed - Anglicized form of Hebrew Kesed, meaning "increase." In the bible, this is the name of the 4th son of Nahor.
Cherry -   English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "cherry."
Chernobog - Russian form of Slavic Crnobog, composed of the elements cherno "black" and bog "god," hence "black god." In Slavic mythology, this is the name of a god of evil and darkness, the counterpart of Belobog ("white god").
Cherice - Variant spelling of English Cherise, meaning "cherry."
Cherette - Pet form of English Cherie, meaning "darling," and other names beginning with Cher-.
Chephtsiy-bahh - Hebrew name meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah. Also spelled Cheftzi-ba.
Chenda - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "intellect."
Chenaniah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Kenanyah, meaning "Jehovah establishes" or "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who was the chief of the Temple singers who conducted the music when the Ark of the Covenant was moved from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem.
Chelsey - Variant spelling of English Chelsea, meaning "landing place" or "landing port."
Cheftzibah - Variant form of Hebrew Cheftzi-Ba, meaning "she is my desire."
Chebrown - Variant form of Hebrew Ebron, meaning "alliance, association." 
Chayym - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayyim, meaning "life."
Chayyim - Hebrew name derived from the word chayyim, meaning "life."
Chayim - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayyim, meaning "life."
Chaya - Feminine form of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "alive."
Chavvah - Hebrew name meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, the wife of Adam.
Chaviva -  Hebrew unisex name meaning "beloved." 
Chavila - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaviylah, meaning "circle."
Chavdar - Bulgarian name of Persian origin, meaning "leader."
Chavatangakwunua - Native American Hopi name meaning "short rainbow."
Chava - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chavva, meaning "life." 
Chatzkel - Variant spelling of Yiddish Chaskel, meaning "God will strengthen."
Chasity - Variant spelling of English Chastity, meaning "purity."
Chasida - Hebrew name meaning "stork" and "righteous."
Chashshuwb - Hebrew name meaning "considerate." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Pahath-moab.
Chaschunka - Native American Winnebago name meaning "wave."
Chas - Pet form of English Charles, meaning "man."
Charleen - Variant spelling of English Charlene, meaning "man."
Charla - Pet form of English Charlene, meaning "man."
Chariklo - Variant spelling of Greek Khariklo or Latin Chariclo, meaning "graceful spinner." In mythology, this is the name of the nymph wife of Chiron the centaur.
Chao-xiang - Chinese name meaning "surpassing good fortune."
Chao - Chinese name meaning "surpassing."
Chansomps - Native American Algonquin name meaning "locust."
Chanoch - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chanowk, meaning "dedicated" or "initiated."
Chaninai - Variant spelling of Aramaic Chanina, meaning "compassionate."
Chanina - Aramaic name meaning "compassionate."
Changpu - Chinese name meaning "flourishing simplicity."
Chang-ying - Chinese name meaning "flourishing wisdom."
Chandler - Old French occupational surname transferred to English forename use, meaning"candle merchant."
Chander - Variant spelling of Hindi Chandra, meaning "moon."
Chananya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chananyah, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given." 
Chananiy - Hebrew name meaning "gracious" or "favorable." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a brother of Nehemiah.
Chananiah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chananya, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given."
Chanania - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chananya, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given."
Chanani - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chananiy, meaning "gracious" or "favorable."
Chanan - Hebrew name meaning "compassionate, merciful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin. Canan and Hanan are Anglicized forms.
Chanah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace." 
Chamran - Hebrew name meaning "the people is exalted" or "their slime." In the bible, this is the name of a son of a descendant of Esau. Amran is the Anglicized form.
Chalchiuhticue - Aztec Nahuatl myth name of a goddess of water and rivers, the wife of Tlaloc, meaning "jade skirt."
Chaklai - Hebrew name meaning "farmer."
Chaggay - Hebrew name meaning "festive." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of one of the minor prophets. Haggai is the Anglicized form.
Chaggai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaggay, meaning "festive."
Cezar - Polish and Romanian form of Latin Cæsar, meaning "severed."
Ceyx - Latin form of Greek Keyx, possibly meaning "kingfisher." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Thessaly, the son of Eosphoros.
Cetshwayo - African Zulu name meaning "the slandered one."
Cesare - Italian form of Roman Latin Cæsar, meaning "severed."
Cesaire - French form of Roman Latin Cæsar, meaning "severed."
Cerridwyn - Variant spelling of Welsh Ceridwen, meaning "fair poetess."
Ceri - Welsh unisex name meaning "to love." 
Ceren - Turkish name meaning "young gazelle."
Cendrillon - Original French form of English Cinderella, meaning "little ashes."
Cena - Anglo-Saxon name derived from the Old English word cene, meaning "brave, keen."
Celyn - Welsh name meaning "holly."
Celyddon - Welsh name meaning "wood-dweller." In mythology, this is the name of the father of Culhwch.
Celosia - English name derived from the flower name (sometimes called cockcombs or woolflowers), from Greek kelos, meaning "burned."
Celino - Italian and Spanish form of Roman Latin Cælinus, meaning "heaven."
Celinda - Modern English name, possibly a blend of Celandine (bird and flower name) and Linda from the Spanish word meaning "pretty."
Celandine - English name derived from the name of a yellow wildflower, from Greek chelidon,meaning "a swallow bird." 
Cebrián - Spanish form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."
Cearra - Variant spelling of English Ceara, meaning "little black one."
Ceanntighern - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements ceann "head" and tigern "lord," hence "head lord."
Ceallair - Old Gaelic occupational name transferred to forename use, derived from the word cealloir, meaning "superior of a church cell." 
Ceallachán - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Ceallach ("bright-headed"), hence "little bright-headed one." 
Ceallach - Irish Gaelic name possibly composed of the elements cen "head" and lach "light," hence "bright-headed."
Ceadda - Anglo-Saxon name, possibly derived from Celtic cad, meaning "battle."
Cayo - Spanish form of Roman Latin Gaius, meaning "lord."
Cayley - Variant spelling of English Kayley, meaning "slender."
Cay -   Variant spelling of Frisian Kai, meaning "warrior." 
Catutigernos - Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
Catrine - Variant spelling of Scandinavian Katrine, meaning "pure."
Cathryn - English variant spelling of French Catharine, meaning "pure."
Catherina - Spanish form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Catheld - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal, meaning "mighty in battle."
Cathaldus - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal, meaning "battle ruler."
Cathal - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements cath "battle" and val "rule," hence "battle ruler."
Catalina - Spanish form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Castor - Latin form of Greek Kastor, meaning "beaver." In mythology, Castor and Pollux ("very sweet") are the twin sons of Jupiter and Leda and are known as the Dioskouroi ("boys of Zeus") and the Gemini twins.
Cassian - A derivative of Roman Latin Cassius, possibly meaning "empty, hollow."
Casper - English form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Casper is one of them, the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Also spelled Jasper and Kasper.
Casimiria - Latin form of Polish Kazimierz, meaning "commands peace."
Casilda - Spanish name of uncertain origin, borne by an 11th-century saint who was probably of Moorish descent.
Caryl - Variant spelling of English Carol, meaning "man."
Carwyn - Modern Welsh name composed of the elements cār "love" and (g)wyn "fair, holy, pure, white," hence "fair love."
Caron -   Variant spelling of English Caren, meaning "man."
Carolyn - English variant spelling of French Caroline, meaning "man."
Carolus - Latin form of German Karl, meaning "man."
Carniella - Variant spelling of Hebrew Carniela, meaning "horn of the Lord."
Carmine - Latin name meaning "song." 
Carmela - Feminine form of Spanish Carmelo, meaning "garden-land."
Carloman - German name composed of the personal name Carl, "man," and the word mann "man," hence "Carl the man" or "man of man." This name was borne by many royal historical figures, including a son of Charlemagne and a king of the West Franks.
Carlitos - Variant spelling of Portuguese/Spanish Carlito, meaning "little Carlos" or "little man."
Carlin - Irish Gaelic unisex name meaning "little champion."
Carlie - English pet form of German Carla, meaning "man."
Carley - Variant spelling of English Carlie, meaning "man."
Carla -   Feminine form of German Carl, meaning "man."
Carita - Pet form of English Cara, meaning "beloved" or "friend."
Caomhghin - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caémgen, meaning "little comely one." 
Caolladhe - Old Gaelic name derived from the element caol, meaning "slender."
Caointean - Scottish Gaelic form of Old French Quentin, meaning "fifth."
Caoindealbhán - Old Gaelic name composed of caoin "comely, fair," dealbh "form," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little fair-formed one."
Caoimhe - Irish name derived from Gaelic caomh, meaning "beloved, comely."
Canutus - Latin form of Old Norse Knútr, meaning "knot." In use by the Norwegians and Swedish.
Canutte - Feminine form of Latin Canutus, meaning "knot." In use by the Norwegians.
Canute - Variant spelling of Latin Canutte, meaning "knot."
Candra - Indonesian name from a love story about princess Candra Kirana of Kediri. Candra was the incarnation of Dewi Ratih, goddess of love, and her name means "glowing like the moon." 
Candis - English variant spelling of Latin Candace, meaning "prince of servants."
Candice - English variant spelling of Latin Candace, meaning "prince of servants."
Candi - Variant spelling of English Candy, meaning either "candy" the sweet, or "prince of servants."
Candelario - Masculine form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
Cande - Short form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
Cancheriyb - Hebrew form of Akkadian Sinahheeriba, meaning "Sin (moon god) has taken the place of brothers to me." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Assyria, son of Sargon II.
Camron - English masculine variant spelling of Scottish Cameron, meaning "crooked nose."
Cammie - English pet form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Camilla - Feminine form of Roman Latin Camillus, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior maiden and queen of the Volsci. 
Calvinus - Latin form of the French surname Chauvin, from a diminutive of Norman calve ("bald"), hence "little bald one."
Calvino - Italian form of Latin Calvinus, meaning "little bald one."
Calvina - Feminine form of of Italian Calvino, meaning "little bald one."
Calvagh - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Calbhach, meaning "bald."
Caltha - English name derived from the flower name, also known as the kingcup and marsh marigold, derived from the Greek word calyx, meaning "cup," denoting the shape of the flowers when they open.
Callistrate - Latin form of Greek Kallistrates, meaning "beauty-army."
Callisto -  Latin form of Greek Kallisto, meaning "most beautiful." In Greek mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Lycaon, king of Arcadia. Compare with masculine Callisto.
Callista - Latin form of Greek Kallistê, meaning "most beautiful." In mythology, this is the name of a Haliad nymph, the daughter of the sea god Triton. This is also a surname belonging to Artemis. 
Calligenia - Latin form of Greek Kalligeneia, meaning "beauty-born." In mythology, this is the name of the nymph nurse of the goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone.
Callidora - Greek name composed of the elements kallos "beauty" and doron "gift," hence "gift of beauty."
Callicrates - Latin form of Greek Kallikrates, meaning "beauty-power."
Caligula - This is a pet name for the despotic Gaius Julius Cæsar Augustus Germanicus, third Roman Emperor, meaning "little boots." Roman historian Suetonius referred to him as a "monster." He was a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (gens Julia and gens Claudia), all of whom were linked through marriage and adoption. It is interesting to note that the founder of the clan of Claudia, Appius Claudius Sabinus Inregillensis, was also "harsh by nature," according to Livy.
Calida - English name derived from the Spanish word, calida, meaning "hot." 
Cale - Short form of English Caleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid."
Calanthia - Variant spelling of English Calantha, meaning "beautiful flower."
Calanthe - Variant spelling of English Calantha, meaning "beautiful flower." This is the name of a genus of orchid flowers.
Caitlyn - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caitlín, meaning "pure."
Cainnech - Gaelic byname meaning "comely; finely made." Kenneth is an Anglicized form. 
Cainan -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning "possession." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh. 
Cailte - Irish namemeaning "the thin man." This is the name of a character from the Fenian cycle.
Caia - Danish variant spelling of Scandinavian Kaia, meaning "pure."
Caetano - Portuguese form of Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Caelie - Variant spelling of English Kaylie, meaning "slender."
Cady - Variant spelling of English Katie, meaning "pure." 
Cadomedd - Welsh name meaning "battle-shirker."
Cadogan - Anglicized form of Welsh Cadwgawn, meaning "battle glory."
Cadmus - Latin form of Greek Kadmos, meaning "the east." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Europa. He is said to have founded the city of Thebes and introduced the alphabet to the Phoenicians. 
Cadhla - Irish name meaning "beautiful."
Cadassi - Chamoru name meaning "to have something of the sea."
Côme - French form of Latin Cosmo, meaning "order, beauty."
Célia - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Cælia, probably meaning "heaven."
Célestin - French form of Latin Cælestinus, meaning "heavenly."
Céibhfhionn - Irish Gaelic name meaning "fair locks." In mythology, this is the name of a water goddess of inspiration, intelligence, knowledge and creativity.
Cécile - French form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Cäcilie - German form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Cäcilia - German form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Černobog - Czech form of Russian Chernobog, meaning "black god." In Slavic mythology, this is the name of a god of evil and darkness, the counterpart of Belobog ("white god").
Čenck - Pet form of Czech Vincenc, meaning "conquering." 
Csilla - Hungarian name derived from the word csillag meaning "star."
Cúchulainn - Irish myth name of a heroic warrior who accidentally killed his son Conlaoch, meaning "hound of Culann."
Cairistìona - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Christiana, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Caïn - French form of Hebrew Qayin ("acquired, possessed") and Greek Kaïn ("maker; fabricator" i.e. "smith"). 
Čeněk - Pet form of Czech Vincenc, meaning "conquering." 
Caitríona - Irish Gaelic form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
Chinedu - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God leads."
Courtney - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the French baronial name Courtenay, from the byname court nez, meaning "short nose." 
Chinwe - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God owns."
Cam - Short form of Scottish unisex Cameron ("crooked nose"), and other names beginning with Cam-.
Chinwendu - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God owns life."
Chipahua - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"clean."
Cameron - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of the great Highland clans whose ancestor had an ungraceful proboscis, composed of the Gaelic elements cam "bent, crooked" and sròn "nose," hence "crooked nose."
Camille - French unisex form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Crìsdean - Scottish name derived from Crìosd, meaning "Christ." Used as a form of English Christopher, meaning "Christ-bearer."
Chizoba - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God protect us."
Canan - Anglicized form of Hebrew Chanan, meaning "compassionate, merciful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin. 
Cristian - Romanian form of Greek Christianos, meaning "Christian."
Chris - English unisex short form of longer names beginning with Chris-.
Chrìsdean - Variant spelling of Scottish Crìsdean, meaning "Christ-bearer."
Cruz - Spanish unisex name meaning "cross."
Cualli - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "good."
Carey - Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
Cari - Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
Cæcilia - Feminine form of Latin Cæcilius, meaning "blind." 
Cú chulainn - Variant spelling of Irish Cúchulainn, meaning "hound of Culann."
Cælestis - Latin unisex name meaning "heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the god Jupiter (Jupiter Cælestis) and the goddess Diana (Diana Cælestis).
Cælia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Cælius, probably meaning "heaven."
Carlin - Irish Gaelic unisex name meaning "little champion." 
Crobh dearg - Celtic name meaning "red claws." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of harvest. She is also known by the names Lasair and Lassar, meaning "flame," Fhina, meaning "wine," and Lasairiona, meaning "flaming wine."
Christy - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Críostóir, meaning "Christ-bearer." Compare with feminine Christy.
Carni - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Karni, meaning "my horn," a symbol of strength. 
Carol -  Short form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man." Compare with feminine Carol. In use by the Romanians.
Chumana - Native American Hopi name meaning "snake maiden."
Chun - Chinese unisex name meaning "spring."
Cary - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha "descendant of Ciardha," hence "dark one."
Casey - American English name bestowed in honor of the folk hero Casey Jones who got this byname from his place of birth, Cayce, Kentucky, which came from the Irish surname Cayce, an Anglicized form of Gaelic � Cathasaigh "descendant of Cathasach," hence "vigilant, wakeful." Compare with feminine Casey.
Chus - Unisex pet form of Spanish Jesús and Jesúsa, meaning "God is salvation."
Cassidy - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caiside, "descendant of Caiside," hence "curly(-headed)."
Czesława - Feminine form of Polish Czesław, meaning "honor and glory."
Cătălin - Romanian name which may be a masculine form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Cyrille - French unisex form of Greek Kyrillos, meaning "lord."
Czesław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements chest "honor" and slav "glory," hence "honor and glory."
Citlali - Nahuatl unisex name meaning "star."
Candelaria - Spanish name derived from the Latin candela, meaning "light, torch," hence "candle." The Spanish had a custom of bestowing religious names on their daughters, and sometimes their sons, in honor of the Virgin Mary; for example, Nuestra Senora de los Candelaria which translates to "Our Lady of the Candles," referring to the purification of Mary during Candlemas.
Clare -  Short form of English Clarence, meaning "illustrious." Compare with feminine Clare.
Chloē - Greek name meaning "green shoot." In mythology, this is a surname of the goddess Demeter. In the New Testament bible, this name is mentioned by Paul in 1 Corinthians 1:11. Also spelled Khloe.
Chloe -  Latin form of Greek Chloē, meaning "green shoot." In mythology, this is a surname of the goddess Demeter. In the New Testament bible, this name is mentioned by Paul in 1 Corinthians 1:11.
Capeka - Czech and Slovak name meaning "littlestork."
Clement - Short form of Latin Clementius, meaning "gentle and merciful." meaning "gentle and merciful." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul.
Ceri - Welsh unisex name meaning "to love." 
Coaxoch -  Nahuatl name meaning "serpent flower."
Coby - Dutch unisex short form of Jacoba and Jacobus, both meaning "supplanter."
Codie - Variant spelling of English unisex Cody, meaning "helper."
Cody - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a variant spelling of the surname Cuddihy (also spelled Cuddy), an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuidighthigh "descendant of Cuidightheach," hence "helper."
Chance - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "chance." 
Chandana - Unisex form of Hindi Chandan, meaning "sandalwood."
Colombe - French unisex form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Chandra - Hindi unisex name meaning "moon." In mythology, this is the name of a lunar and fertility god.
Chang - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "flourishing," 2) "long" or 3) "smooth."
- Northern Vietnamese unisex name meaning "the eldest; the first."
Conan - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Cónán, meaning "little hound."
Catrìona - Modern Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Catriona - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Catríona and Scottish Gaelic Catrìona, both meaning "pure."
Charley - Variant spelling of English unisex Charlie, meaning "man."
Charlie - Unisex pet form of English Charles and Charlene, meaning "man."
Cadence - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin cadens "to fall," hence "flow of rhythm."
Conchúir - Variant form of Irish Conchobar, meaning "hound-lover."
Cecilia - English form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Cæcilius - Old Roman Latin family name derived from the byname Cæcus, meaning "blind."
Cæcus - Latin byname derived from the word cæcus, meaning "blind."
Celeste - English form of French Céleste, meaning "heavenly."
Chaviva -  Hebrew unisex name meaning "beloved." 
Celestine - English form of French Célestine, meaning "heavenly."
Cælestinus - Roman name derived from Latin unisex Cælestis, meaning "heavenly."
Cælestis - Latin unisex name meaning "heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the god Jupiter (Jupiter Cælestis) and the goddess Diana (Diana Cælestis).
Cælinus - A derivative of Roman Latin Cælius, meaning "heaven."
Celia -   Contracted form of English English Cecilia, meaning "blind."
Cælius - Old Roman family name, probably derived from Latin c�lum, meaning "heaven."
Cæsar - Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "severed." In the bible, this is the surname of Julius Caesar, which adopted by Octavius Augustus and his successors afterwards became a title, and was appointed by the Roman emperors as part of their title.
Chen - Chinese unisex name meaning "morning."
Cheng - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "accomplished" or 2) "sincere."
Cherokee - Unisex name derived from the English pronunciation of Tsa-la-gi, a name that the Native American Cherokee people used to refer to themselves, meaning "principal people."
Cheyanne - Variant spelling of English unisex Cheyenne, meaning "little Šahíya" or "little red-talker."
Cheyenne - English unisex name derived from the name of the Native American people, from Dakota Sioux Šahíyena, meaning "little Šahíya" or "little red-talker."
Chibueze - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God is the king."
Chibuzo - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God is the leader."
Chicahua - Nahuatl unisex name meaning"strong."
Chidiebere - African Igbo unisex name meaning "God is merciful."
Cortney - Variant spelling of English unisex Courtney, meaning "short nose."
Callisto - Italian form of Latin Callistus, meaning "most beautiful." Compare with feminine Callisto.

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