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Names starting with Ca

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.
Carnation - English name derived from the flower name, from French carnation, meaning "complexion," from Italian carnagione, meaning "flesh-colored." 
Cassidy - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic � Caiside, "descendant of Caiside," hence "curly(-headed)."
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.
Caleigh - Variant spelling of English Kayley, meaning "slender."
Caointean - Scottish Gaelic form of Old French Quentin, meaning "fifth."
Cathleen - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caitlín, meaning "pure."
Callistrate - Latin form of Greek Kallistrates, meaning "beauty-army."
Callidora - Greek name composed of the elements kallos "beauty" and doron "gift," hence "gift of beauty."
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. 
Calisto - Variant spelling of Latin Callisto, meaning "most beautiful." 
- Northern Vietnamese unisex name meaning "the eldest; the first."
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. 
Caoilfhionn - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements caol "slender" and fionn "fair," hence "fair and slender."
Callum - Variant spelling of Scottish Calum, meaning "dove."
Catarina - Portuguese form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Carl - Older spelling of German Karl, meaning "man." 
Carin - English variant spelling of Danish Karen, meaning "pure."
Caterina - Italian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
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.
Caoimhín - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Caémgen, meaning "little comely one." Kevin is an Anglicized form.
Calista - Variant spelling of Latin Callista, meaning "most beautiful."
Camila - Spanish form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Caoidhean - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Caointean, meaning "fifth."
Camryn - English feminine variant spelling of Scottish unisex Cameron, meaning "crooked nose."
Cathrine - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Caolladhe - Old Gaelic name derived from the element caol, meaning "slender."
Carita - Pet form of English Cara, meaning "beloved" or "friend."
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. 
Caroline - Pet form of French Carole, meaning "man."
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."
Calogero - Italian form of Latin Calogerus, meaning "beautiful elder."
Cande - Short form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
Carran - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ciarán, meaning "little black one." 
Cäcilia - German form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Carlita - Feminine form of Italian Carlo, meaning "man."
Carol - English form of French Carole, meaning "man." Compare with masculine Carol.
Campbell - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Gaelic elements cam "bent, crooked" and beul "mouth," hence "crooked mouth."
Cath - English short form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
Cai -   Variant spelling of Scandinavian Kai, possibly meaning "lord."
Carlisa - English blend of German Carla "man" and English Lisa "God is my oath."
Calvina - Feminine form of of Italian Calvino, meaning "little bald one."
Cadhla - Irish name meaning "beautiful."
Catherine - Later spelling of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Callie - English pet form of Latin Callista, meaning "most beautiful."
Cajsa - Variant spelling of Swedish Kajsa, meaning "pure."
Carmen - Spanish form of Latin Carmina, meaning "song."
Cadán - Variant spelling of Irish Cathán, meaning "little battle."
Cadence - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin cadens "to fall," hence "flow of rhythm."
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."
Candi - Variant spelling of English Candy, meaning either "candy" the sweet, or "prince of servants."
Candis - English variant spelling of Latin Candace, meaning "prince of servants."
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.
Candelas - Pet form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
Cate - Variant spelling of English Kate, meaning "pure."
Calla - English name derived from the name of the Calla Lily, from Greek kallaia, meaning "wattle of a cock," from kallos meaning "beauty." 
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.
Cailyn - Anglicized form of Irish Cailín, meaning "girl."
Caoimheán - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoimhín, meaning "little comely one." This form just uses a different diminutive suffix.
Carmina - Feminine form of Latin Carmine, meaning "song."
Cavan - Irish name derived from a place named from cabhán, meaning "hollow."
Carolina - Pet form of Latin Carola, meaning "man."
Candelária - Portuguese form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
Carter - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "carter," someone who uses a cart.
Calix - Short form of Latin Callixtus, meaning "most beautiful."
Carbry - Variant spelling of English Carbrey, meaning "charioteer."
Cateline - Variant form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Cay -   Variant spelling of Frisian Kai, meaning "warrior." 
Carla -   Feminine form of German Carl, meaning "man."
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."
Cassie - Pet form of English Cass, meaning "she who entangles men."
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. 
Cam -   Short form of Scottish unisex Cameron ("crooked nose"), and other names beginning with Cam-.
Candy -   English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning  "candy."
Caoimhe - Irish name derived from Gaelic caomh, meaning "beloved, comely."
Caj -   Short form of Italian Cajetan, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Cady - Variant spelling of English Katie, meaning "pure." 
Caia - Danish variant spelling of Scandinavian Kaia, meaning "pure."
Cammie - English pet form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Caron -   Variant spelling of English Caren, meaning "man."
Carlton - Variant spelling of English Charlton, meaning "settlement of the free peasants."
Casey - Variant spelling of English Cassie, meaning "she who entangles men." Compare with masculine Casey. 
Campion - Norman French surname transferred to English forename use, derived from the word campion, which was originally a status name for a professional "champion."
Cadfan - Welsh name composed of the elements cad "battle" and fan(g) "raven," hence "battle raven." 
Cathán - Irish name composed of the Gaelic element cath "battle" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little battle."
Cadice - French name meaning "chief."
Casimiria - Latin form of Polish Kazimierz, meaning "commands peace."
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.
Camden - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements camp "enclosure" and denu "valley," hence "enclosed valley."
Carroll - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Cearbhall, meaning "hacker."
Camron - English masculine variant spelling of Scottish Cameron, meaning "crooked nose."
Catalina - Spanish form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Capricia - Elaborated form of Italian Caprice, meaning "impulsive; ruled by whim." 
Canan - Turkish name meaning "beloved."
Carlin - Irish Gaelic unisex name meaning "little champion."
Catherina - Spanish form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Catutigernos - Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
Catrine - Variant spelling of Scandinavian Katrine, meaning "pure."
Catrina - Contracted form of English Catriona, meaning "pure."
Catraoine - Irish Gaelic form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Catríona - Modern Irish Gaelic form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Catotigernos - Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
Cato - Roman Latin name meaning "all-knowing, wise."
Catina - Contracted form Portuguese Catarina, meaning "pure."
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."
Cathasach - Gaelic byname meaning "vigilant, wakeful."
Catharnach - Gaelic byname meaning "soldier, warlike."
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."
Cathair - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathaoir, meaning "warrior."
Catahecassa - Native American Shawnee name meaning "black hoof."
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.
Cassius - Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin cassus, meaning "empty, hollow."
Cassian - A derivative of Roman Latin Cassius, possibly meaning "empty, hollow."
Casimir - English form of Latin Casimiria, meaning "commands peace."
Carys - Welsh name derived from the word caru, meaning"love."
Caryl - Variant spelling of English Carol, meaning "man."
Cary - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha, "descendant of Ciardha ("black, dark"), hence "dark one." 
Carver - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "carver" of wood or stone.
Carry - Variant spelling of English Carrie, meaning "man." 
Carrol - Variant spelling of English Carroll, meaning "hacker."
Carrie - English pet form of French Caroline, meaning "man."
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).
Carolyn - English variant spelling of French Caroline, meaning "man."
Carole - French form of Latin Carola, meaning "man."
Carola - Feminine form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Carniella - Variant spelling of Hebrew Carniela, meaning "horn of the Lord."
Carniela - Variant spelling of Hebrew Karniela, meaning "horn of the Lord." 
Carnia - Variant spelling of Hebrew Karnia, meaning "horn of God." 
Carni - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Karni, meaning "my horn," a symbol of strength. 
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.
Carmine - Latin name meaning "song." 
Carmencita - Pet form of Spanish Carmen, meaning "song."
Carmella - Elaborated form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Carlyn - Feminine variant spelling of Irish Gaelic unisex Carlin, meaning "little champion." 
Carlyle - Variant spelling of English Carlisle, meaning "fortress of Luguvalos."
Carly - Variant spelling of English Carlie, meaning "man."
Carlotta - Pet form of Italian Carla, meaning "man."
Carlota - Variant spelling of Italian Carlotta, meaning "man."
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.
Carley - Variant spelling of English Carlie, meaning "man."
Carles - Catalan form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Caratacus - Latin form of Welsh Caradog, meaning "dearly loved."
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."
Caprice - Italian name meaning"impulsive; ruled by whim." 
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. 
Caomhghin - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caémgen, meaning "little comely one." 
Caomh - Gaelic name derived from the word caomh, meaning "beloved, comely." 
Canicus - Latinized form of Scottish Gaelic Cináed (English Kenneth), meaning "born of fire." 
Camp - English short form of Scottish Campbell, meaning "crooked mouth."
Camillus - Roman family name, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Cambyses - Latin form of Greek Kambyses, probably meaning "handsome king." 
Calypso - Latin form of Greek Kalypso, meaning "she who conceals." In mythology, this is the name of a sea nymph and daughter of Atlas.
Calvinus - Latin form of the French surname Chauvin, from a diminutive of Norman calve ("bald"), hence "little bald one."
Calvert - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Middle English calfhirde, meaning "calf-herder."
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.
Calogerus - Latin form of Greek Kalogeros, meaning "beautiful elder."
Calogera - Feminine form of Italian Calogero, meaning "beautiful elder."
Callixtus - Variant spelling of Latin Callistus, meaning "most beautiful."
Callistus - Latin form of Greek Kallistos, meaning "most beautiful."
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. 
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. 
Calliope - Latin form of Greek Kalliope, meaning "beautiful voice." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of epic poetry.
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.
Callicrates - Latin form of Greek Kallikrates, meaning "beauty-power."
Callias - Latin form of Greek Kallias, meaning "beauty."
Callahan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the personal name Ceallachán, possibly meaning "little bright-headed one." 
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."
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."
Caiside - Gaelic byname derived from the word cas meaning "curly(-headed.)" Cassidy is the Anglicized form.
Cainnech - Gaelic byname meaning "comely; finely made." Kenneth is an Anglicized form. 
Cailte - Irish namemeaning "the thin man." This is the name of a character from the Fenian cycle.
Cahir - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathaoir, meaning "warrior."
Cahal - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal, meaning "battle ruler."
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. 
Cathryn - English variant spelling of French Catharine, meaning "pure."
Čapeka - Hungarian form of Czech/Slovak Capeka, meaning "little stork."
Çağatay - Variant spelling of Turkish Chagatai. Of unknown meaning.
Canutus - Latin form of Old Norse Knútr, meaning "knot." In use by the Norwegians and Swedish.
Cattegirn - Welsh form of Celtic Cadeyrn, meaning "battle lord." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a son of Vortigern.
Catmail - Welsh name meaning "battle prince." Other forms of the name include Cadoc and Cadfael.
Casimiro - Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Latin Casimiria, meaning "commands peace."
Carwyn - Modern Welsh name composed of the elements cār "love" and (g)wyn "fair, holy, pure, white," hence "fair love."
Carmelo - Spanish masculine form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Carlos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Carlo - Italian form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Carlitos - Variant spelling of Portuguese/Spanish Carlito, meaning "little Carlos" or "little man."
Carlito - Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Carlos ("man"), meaning "little Carlos" or "little man."
Caradog - A derivative of ancient Welsh Caradawg, meaning "dearly loved."
Caradawg - Medieval form of Welsh Caradoc, derived from the root car "love," meaning "dearly loved."
Caradawc - Variant spelling of Welsh Caradawg, meaning "dearly loved."
Canute - Variant spelling of Latin Canutte, meaning "knot."
Candelario - Masculine form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
Can - Turkish name meaning "life."
Camilo - Spanish form of Roman Latin Camillus, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Camillo - Italian form of Roman Latin Camillus, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Calvino - Italian form of Latin Calvinus, meaning "little bald one."
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.
Cadwgawn - Welsh myth name mentioned in the Mabinogion, composed of the elements cad "battle" and gwogawn "honor, glory," hence "battle glory." 
Cadwallader - Variant spelling of Welsh Cadwalader, meaning "battle leader."
Cadwalader - Welsh name composed of the elements cad "battle" and gwaladr "leader," hence "battle leader."
Cadomedd - Welsh name meaning "battle-shirker."
Cadoc - Welsh name derived from the word cad, meaning "battle."
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.
Cadeyrn - Welsh legend name of the second son of Vortigern, composed of the elements cad "battle" and teyrn "lord, king," hence "battle lord."
Carissa - Variant spelling of English Charissa, meaning "grace."
Cashile - African Zulu name meaning "hidden; child of a concealed birth." 
Caspar - Dutch form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
Carolus - Latin form of German Karl, meaning "man."
Carolien - Dutch feminine form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
Cainan -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning "possession." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh. 
Caterine - Old French form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Camille - French unisex form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Cale - Short form of English Caleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid."
Carina -   19th-century English elaborated form of Latin cara, meaning "beloved."
Catheld - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal, meaning "mighty in battle."
Carbrey - Anglicized form of Gaelic Cairbre, meaning "charioteer." In Irish and Scottish use.
Calum - Scottish form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
Cayo - Spanish form of Roman Latin Gaius, meaning "lord."
Caylin - Variant spelling of English Kaylin, meaning "girl."
Cayley - Variant spelling of English Kayley, meaning "slender."
Cassiopea - Variant spelling of Latin Cassiopeia, meaning "she whose words excel."
Cassiah - Variant spelling of Latin Cassia, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. 
Cass - English short form of Latin Cassandra, meaning "she who entangles men." 
Caris - English variant spelling of Latin Charis, meaning "grace."
Caridad - Spanish form of English Charity, meaning "dear." 
Cari - Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
Caren - English variant spelling of Danish Karen, meaning "pure."
Caoilinn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoilfhionn, meaning "fair and slender."
Calfuray - Native American Mapuche flower name meaning "violet."
Calandra - Italian surname transferred to forename use, meaning "skylark." This name may have originally been a byname for someone with a good singing voice.
Caja - Danish variant spelling of Scandinavian Kaia, meaning "pure."
Caitria - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Caitrín, meaning "pure."
Caitlyn - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caitlín, meaning "pure."
Caitlín - Irish Gaelic form of Old French Cateline, meaning "pure."
Caitie - Pet form of Irish Caitríona, meaning "pure."
Cait - Short form of Irish Caitríona and Scottish Caitrìona, meaning "pure."
Caileigh - Variant spelling of English Kayleigh, meaning "slender."
Cailín - Irish Gaelic name meaning "girl."
Caetlin - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Caitlín, meaning "pure."
Caetano - Portuguese form of Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
Caerwyn - Variant spelling of Welsh Carwyn, meaning "fair love."
Caelie - Variant spelling of English Kaylie, meaning "slender."
Cadi - Pet form of Welsh Catrin, meaning "pure."
Cadell - Old Irish and Welsh name composed of cad "battle" and the diminutive suffix -ell, hence "little battle."
Cade - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a byname for someone or something "round and lumpy."
Cadassi - Chamoru name meaning "to have something of the sea."
Caémgen - Modern form of Old Irish Coemgen, meaning "little comely one."
Cäcilie - German form of Latin Cæcilia, meaning "blind." 
Cáelán - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Cáel ("slender"), hence "little slender one."
Callistratus - Latin form of Greek Kallistratos, meaning "beauty-army."
Caramia - English name derived from the Italian phrase cara mia, meaning "my beloved."
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." 
Catrin - Welsh form of Old French Caterine, meaning "pure."
Catigernus - Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
Catharine - Variant spelling of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
Cathaoir - Irish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements cath "battle, fight" and vir "man," hence "fighting man, warrior."
Cassia - Latin form of Hebrew Qetsiyah, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. 
Casilda - Spanish name of uncertain origin, borne by an 11th-century saint who was probably of Moorish descent.
Caryn - English form of Danish Karen, meaning "pure."
Carsten - German form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Carmo - Portuguese form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Carmelita - Spanish pet form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Carmela - Feminine form of Spanish Carmelo, meaning "garden-land."
Carme -   Catalan and Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
Carlie - English pet form of German Carla, meaning "man."
Carey - Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
Cardea - Latin name meaning "door-pivot." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of health, door hinges, handles, and thresholds.
Cara - Modern English name derived either from Italian cara, a term of endearment meaning "beloved," or from the Irish Gaelic word cara, meaning "friend."
Caolán - Gaelic name composed of the word caol "narrow" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little slender one."
Caoindealbhán - Old Gaelic name composed of caoin "comely, fair," dealbh "form," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little fair-formed one."
Caoilainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoilfhionn, meaning "fair and slender."
Canutte - Feminine form of Latin Canutus, meaning "knot." In use by the Norwegians.
Candice - English variant spelling of Latin Candace, meaning "prince of servants."
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."
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. 
Calvin - English name derived from Latin Calvinus, meaning "little bald one."
Calida - English name derived from the Spanish word, calida, meaning "hot." 
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.
Caius - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Gaius, meaning "lord."
Cairo - American English name derived from the name of the Egyptian city of Cairo, from Arabic al-Qāhira, meaning "victorious." 
Cairistine - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
Cairbre - Irish Gaelic legend name of an Ulster warrior, meaning "charioteer."
Cailean - Scottish Gaelic name meaning "whelp; young pup."
Caden - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from McCadden, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cadáin "son of Cadán," hence "little battle." 
Cacia - Short form of English Acacia, meaning "not evil." 
Cáel - Irish Gaelic name derived from the word caol, meaning "slender." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior of the Fianna.
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"). 
Caitríona - Irish Gaelic form of French Catherine, meaning "pure."
Cam - Short form of Scottish unisex Cameron ("crooked nose"), and other names beginning with Cam-.
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)."
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. 
Carey - Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
Cari - Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
Carlin - Irish Gaelic unisex name meaning "little champion." 
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.
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.
Cassidy - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caiside, "descendant of Caiside," hence "curly(-headed)."
Cătălin - Romanian name which may be a masculine form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
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.
Capeka - Czech and Slovak name meaning "littlestork."
- Northern Vietnamese unisex name meaning "the eldest; the first."
Catrìona - Modern Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."
Catriona - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Catríona and Scottish Gaelic Catrìona, both meaning "pure."
Cadence - English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin cadens "to fall," hence "flow of rhythm."
Callisto - Italian form of Latin Callistus, meaning "most beautiful." Compare with feminine Callisto.

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