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Name

Meaning

Derivations

Origin

Cable Rope maker. Cabe, Kabe,
Kable
Old English
Cadal Warrior Cadall, Kadal,
Kadall
Celtic
Cadby Dweller by the
warrior’s estate.
Cadbee, Cadbey, Cadbi, Cadbie Old Norse, Old
English
Caddoc Warrior. Keen
for battle.
Caddock, Cadock, Cadok Welsh
Cade Battle
warrior.
Caid, Cayd Welsh
Cadell Battle in the
valley.
Cade, Cadel, Caden, Caidel, Caidell,
Caydel, Caydell, Cayden
Celtic
Caden Irish – Spirit of
War
Celtic – Warring Ethos
Welsh – Spirit of War
Caeden, Caiden, Cayden Irish, Celtic, Welsh
Cadeyrn King of battle. Caderyn Welsh
Cadfan High battle. Caedfan, Caidfan, Caydfan Welsh
Cadfer Lord of battle. Caedfer, Caidfer, Caydfer Welsh
Cadman Warrior Cadmen, Caedman, Caidman, Caydman Celtic
Cadmar Brave warrior. Cadmer, Cadmir, Caedmar, Caidmar, Caydmar Celtic
Cadmus The founder king of Thebes in Greek
mythology.
Greek
Cadoc Warlike one. Welsh
Cadwallader War leader. Welsh
Caeden

“KAY-den”

Spirit of battle; Companion. Cadan, Cade, Cadell, Caden, Caidan,
Caiden, Caydan, Kaden, Kadin, Kaeden, Kayden
Welsh; Arabic
Caelan Powerful in
battle.
Caelen, Caelin, Caelon, Caelyn,
Cailan, Cailen, Cailin, Cailon, Cailyn, Calan, Calcalin, Cale, Callan,
Callen, Callin, Caylan, Caylen, Caylin, Caylon,
Caylyn
Irish, Gaelic
Caesar Imperial.
Long haired.
Caesare, Caesario, Caesarius (Swedish, Danish), Casar (German), Casare
(Italian), Cesar (French, Spanish, Portuguese), Kaiser, Saecer, Saeser,
Tsar
Latin
Caffer Protection
for the head in battle. Helmet.
Celtic
Cahil Young, Naive.  Cahill, Kahil, Kahill, Kahyl, Kahyll Turkish
Cahir Warrior Cahyr, Kahir,
Kahyr
Celtic
Cai Happy Cae, Caio, Caius, Caw, Cay, Kae, Kai, Kay Welsh, Latin
Caiden Comes from Caden
Caillum Dove Welsh
Cain Spear,
Possession; Tribute
Caen, Caene, Cainan, Caine, Caineth,
Cayn, Cayne, Cayneth, Kain, Kayn, Kayne
Hebrew;
Gaelic
Caine Spear Cain
Cairbre

“CARE-bra”

Strong
man.
Irish
Cairn Landmark
piled with stones.
Cairne, Cairnes, Carn, Carne, Carnes,
Cayrn, Cayrne, Cayrnes
Welsh
Cairo Geographical
– the capital of Egypt.
Cayro, Kairo,
Kayro
Arabic
Caislav Glory.
Victory. Honour.
Cayslav, Kaislav, Kayslav Slavic
Caius Of the Roman gens of Caius. Latin
Cal A short form of names beginning with
“Cal”.
Latin
Calder From the
rough water stream with the stones.
Cale English,
Scottish
Caldwell Dweller by
the old stream.
Caldwel, Kaldwel, Kaldwell Old English
Cale Faithful. A
short form of Caleb.
Cael, Caell, Cail, Caill, Calle, Cayl,
Cayll, Kael, Kaell, Kail, Kaill, Kale, Kayl,
Kayll
Hebrew
Caleb Faithful,
bold, victorious dog.
Caelab, Cailab, Calab, Cale, Caley,
Caylab, Cayleb, Kaylab, Kaleb
Hebrew,
Arabic
Caley Slender one
from the meadow.
Calea, Caleah, Calee, Caleigh, Caley,
Cali, Calie, Callea, Calleah, Callee, Calleigh, Calley, Calli, Callie, Cally, Caly, Kalea, Kaleah, Kalee, Kaleigh,
Kaley, Kali, Kalie, Kaly
Irish, Old
English
Calhoun Hero warrior
of the forest.
Calhoon, Colhoun, Colquhoun, Kalhoon, Kalhoun Irish
Calisto Most
beautiful. Derived from the Greek word Kallistos.
Callisto,
Callistus
Greek
Calix Very
handsome
Callaghan Conflicted Calaghan, Calahan, Callahan, Kalaghan,
Kallaghan, Kallahan
Irish
Callagun Blue fig. Calagun, Kalagun, Kallagun Australian
Aboriginal
Callan The
sparrow-hawk bird
Calan, Calen, Calin, Callen, Callin,
Callon, Callyn, Calon, Calyn, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kallan, Kallen,
Kallin, Kallon, Kallyn, Kalin, Kalon, Kalyn
Australian
Aboriginal
Callis Goblet or
cup. Chalice.
Calliss, Callys, Callyss, Kallis,
Kalliss, Kallys, Kallyss
Latin
Callum Dove, peace;
Follower of St Columbious. Gentle.
Calam, Calem, Calim, Callam, Callem,
Callim, Calum, Callym, Colm, Colum, Kallum,
Kalum
Irish;
Scottish, Gaelic
Calvert Cowboy,
Herder of calves
Calbert, Calburt, Kalbert, Kalvert Old English
Calvin Bald one. Caiv, Calvan, Calven, Calvino (Italian, Spanish),
Calvon, Calbun, Calvyn, Kalvan, Kalven, Kalvin, Kalvon, Kalvun, Kalvyn
Latin
Cam Bent
nose or Loved. The short form of Cameron
Cameron,
Kam
Gypsy
Camden Dweller
in the winding, windy valley
Camdan, Camdin, Camdon, Camdyen,
Camdyn, Kamdan, Kamden, Kamdin, Kamdon,
Kamdyn
Irish
Cameron Crooked. Bent
nose; Happy.
Camar, Camaron, Cameran, Camerson,
Camiren, Camiron, Camron (Scottish), Cameran, Camerin, Camran, Camrin,
Camron, Cameryn, Kameran, Kameren, Kamerin, Kameron, Kameryn
Scottish,
Gaelic; Kurd
Camilo Ceremonial
attendant; Born in freedom.
Camiel, Camillo, Camilow, Camillus, Kamillo, Kamillow, Kamilo (Tongan),
Kamyllo, Kamylo
Tongan,
French
Camlo Lovely Camlow, Kamlo,
Kamlow
Gypsy
Campbell Crooked, bent
mouth; From the beautiful, bright field.
Cambel, Cambell, Camp, Kambel,
Kambell, Kamp, Kampbell
Scottish,
Gaelic; French
Canada Cabin.
Geographical – the country.
Canadah, Kanada, Kanadah Iroquois
Candide White Candid,
Candida, Candide (French), Candido (Latin), Candonino, Kandida,
Kandide, Kandido
French
Canice

“KAN-iss”

Handsome, Attractive one. A form of
Coinneach.
Canyce, Kanice, Kanyce Celtic, Irish
Cannon Church
official, Cannon, Gun Shooter.
Canan, Canen, Canin, Cannan, Cannen,
Cannin, Cannyn, Canon
French
Cantrell Singer Cantrel Latin
Canute Knot;
White-haired /complexioned; Race.
Cnut, Cnute, Kanut, Kanute, Knud, Knut (Scandinavian), Knute Scandinavian;
Latin; Old Norse
Caoimhín

“QUEE-veen”

Handsome. A form of Kevin. Irish
Caolan

“KEEL-an”

Slender place. Irish
Cappi Prosperity,
Luck, Good fortune, Profit.
Cappee, Cappey, Cappie, Cappy, Kappee,
Kappey, Kappi, Kappie, Kappy
Gypsy,
Italian
Car From the
castle.
Carr, Kar,
Karr
Irish
Caradoc Friend, Amiable. Caractacus, Caradawg, Carartacos,
Carthae, Carthage, Karadoc
Welsh
Carden One who combs
out wool fibres, A card.
Cardan,
Cardin, Cardon, Cardyn
Old French
Cardew Black foot. Carew Old Welsh
Carey Pure.; From
the castle on the rocky island.
Care, Caree, Carre, Carrey, Carry, Cary Greek; Welsh
Carl Strong, Courageous. A form of
Charles.
Cael, Cahal, Carlan, Carlew, Carlin,
Carlos (Spanish), Carlo (Italian), Karl, Karlan, Karlew, Karlin, Karlo,
Karlos
Old German
Carleton From Carl’s
town, From the town of Charles, From the strong, courageous town.
Carlton Old English
Carlin Little champion; Strong, courageous
one frm the pool.
Carlan, Carlen, Carley, Carli, Carlie,
Carling, Carlino, Carlon, Carly
Irish; Old English
Carlisle From Carl’s
island, From Charles’ island; Dweller at the strengthened castle.
Carlyle Old English; Celtic
Carlos Contraction
of Charles, Strong, Courageous.
Carlo, Carolo, Charlo, Chalos Italian, Spanish
Carlton from Carl’s / Charles’ town, From the
strong, courageous town.
Carleton, Charlton Old English
Carmen Vineyard of the Lord. Carmeli, Carmelo (Hebrew), Carmen,
Carmi, Carmiel, Carmine, Carmyn, Carmyne
Arabic
Carmelo Fruitful orchid.  Carmel (Arabic), Karmel, Karmelo,
Karmilo
Hebrew
Carmichael Friend of St Michael; From the castle
of St Michael.
Scottish; Irish
Carmine Song, Red. Carman, Carmen, Carmon, Karmine Latin
Carnell One who defends the castle. Carnel, Karnel, Karnell English
Carney Victorious warrior. Carnee, Carney, Carnie, Karnee,
Karney, Karni, Karnie, Karny
Irish
Carol Strong, Courageous, Farmer, Graceful;
Joyful Christmas song.
Carollan German, Hebrew; English
Carr From the marsh. Car, Carson, Carsten, Carvel, Kar,
Karr, Karson, Karsten, Karvel, Kerr, Kerwin
Scandinavian, Norse
Carrick A
rock, From the rocky headland, Cliff.
Carric, Carrik, Carringon, Karric,
Karrick, Karrington
Gaelic
Carroll Strong, Courageous; Joyful Christmas
song; Champion warrior.
Carol, Carrol, Karrol, Karroll German; English; Celtic
Carson Son
of Carr, Son of the marsh dweller.
Carsan, Carse, Carsen, Carsin, Carsyn English, Scottish
Carsten Blessed, Annointed one; A follower of Christ, Christian. Karsten
(Swedish)
Greek; German
Carswell Dweller at
the watercress stream.
Carswel, Carswold, Karswel, Karswell, Karswold Old English
Carsyn Son
of Carr.
Carsen, Carsin, Carson English, Scottish
Carter Cart maker
and driver.
Cart, Cartar, Cartor, Kart, Kartar,
Karter, Kartor
Old English
Cartland From the
island, From the cart builder’s land.
Cartlan, Kartlan, Kartland Scottish,
England
Cartwright Cart maker. Cartright English
Carvel Song; From
the wood carver’s village.
Carvell, Carvelle, Karvel, Karvell, Karvelle Manx; French
Carver One who
carves wood, Sculptor.
Carvar, Carvir, Carvor, Kavar, Kaver,
Kavir, Kavor
English
Cary Loving, From
the castle.
Caree, Carey,
Cari, Carie, Caree, Carrey, Carri, Carrie, Carry, Karee, Karey, Kari,
Karie, Karree, Karrey, Karri, Karrie, Karry, Kary
Celtic
Casey Brave,
Aggressive warrior.
Casee, Casi, Casie, Cassee, Cassey,
Cassi, Cassie, Casy, Caswell, Casy, Cayse, Caysewell, Cazzee, Cazzey,
Cazzi, Cazzie, Cazzy, Kasee, Kasey, Kasi, Kasie, Kassee, Kassey, Kassi,
Kassie, Kassy, Kasy, Kazee, Kazey, Kazzee, Kazzey, Kazzi, Kazzie,
Kazzy, Kazy
Irish
Cash Vain; Wealth,
Money.
Cashe Latin;
English
Cashel Fortified, strengthened castle wall. Cashell Irish
Cashlin From the little castle by the stream. Cashlind, Cashlyn Celtic
Casimir Peace is announced. Casimiro (Spanish), Caximir, Caximier,
Kashis, Kashmir, Kasimir (German, Slavic), Kazimier, Kazimerz, Karmer
Polish
Caslav Honour, Glory. Castilav, Kaslav Slavic
Casper Guardian of the treasure. Caspar, Caspir, Gappe, Gaso, Gaspar,
Gasparas, Gaspard, Gaspardo, Jaspar, Jasper, Josper, Kaspar, Kasparas,
Kaspe, Kasper, Kaspers, Kaspir, Kuanoi
Persian
Cass Clever, curly-haired one. A
short form of names starting with “Cas”.
Irish
Cassidy Clever, curly-haired.
Cassian, Cassidee, Cassidey, Cassidi,
Cassidie, Cassion (Italian), Casius, Caskey, Kassidee, Kassidey,
Kassidi, Kassidie, Kassidy, Kassion, Kasius,
Kaskey

Irish
Cassie Prophet; Clever, curly-haired one. A
short form of names starting with “Cas”.
Casi, Cassi, Cassy Greek; Irish
Cassius Vain Casius, Cassio (Italian) Latin
Castimir Peace, Honour. Slavic
Castle From the castle. Latin
Castor Beaver; Castle attendant. Castar, Caster, Castir Latin; Old English
Catalin Magical wizard. A masculine form of
Caitlin, pure pool.
Caitalin Irish
Cater One who caters for parties. Cat, Cate, Catee, Catey, Cati, Catie,
Caty
English
Cathal

“Kaw-hal”

Mighty, Wise in the eye of the
battle. Battle mighty. A masculine form of Cathy, purity.
Cathel, Cathol Celtic, Gaelic
Cathbert Bright, Famous. Courtenay (French), Courtland,
Courtlandt, Courtney, Cudbert, Cudbright, Cumbert, Curcio, Curtell,
Cuthbrid, Curtys
Old English
Cathmor Great warrior; From the pure moor. A
masculine form of Cathy, purity.
Cathmore, Cathmoor, Cathmoore,
Cathmore
Irish, Gaelic; Old English
Cato Cautious wisdom. Caton Latin
Cavan Handsome Irish
Cavanaugh Handsome Cavan, Caven, Cavin, Cavon, Kavanaugh Irish
Cavell Little, Active; From the cave valley. Cavel, Kavel, Kavell Old French; Old English
Cavill From the field of jackdaw. Cavil, Caville, Kavil, Kavill,
Kaville
Old English
Cawley Ancestral relic, Ancient; From the
cow meadow.
Calea, Cawleah, Cawlee, Cawleigh,
Cawli, Cawlie, Cawly
Scottish, Old Norse; Old English
Cayden

“KAY-den”

Spirit of battle; Companion. Cadan, Cade, Cadell, Caden, Caidan,
Caiden, Caydan, Kaden, Kadin, Kaeden, Kayden
Welsh; Arabic
Cearbhall

“CAR-ool”

Victorious warrior. A form of
Carroll.
Irish
Cecil Unseeing. A masculine form of
Cecelia.
Cacilius (Dutch), Caecilianus,
Caecilius, Cecile, Cecilius (Dutch), Cesilio, Cecilus, Cescis, Cecyl, Kilian, Seisyllt,
Sitsyllit
Latin
Cedomil Child of love. Cedomilo  Slavic
Cedric Gift, Splendour; War chief. Cadadoc, Caddaric, Cedrick, Cedrik,
Ceredic, Cerdic, Cedro, Cidro
Welsh; Old English
Cedro Cedar, Juniper tree. Spanish
Celerino Faster Celerin Latin
Celestine Little moon; Little heavenly one. Celestino (Italian), Celestyn
(Polish)
Greek, French, Latin
Cemal Handsome Cemal Arabic
Cephas Stone Cephus Aramaic
Cerdic Beloved Caradoc, Caradog, Ceredig, Ceretic Welsh
Cerek Lord Cerik Polish
Ceri Loved Welsh
Cesar Imperial. Long-haired. Caesar, Casar, Cesare, Cesareo,
Cesario, Cesaro, Ceser, Cesir, Cesor
Latin
Ceslav Honour. Glory.  Cestislav Illyrian
Chace Hunter. Chaice, Chaise, Chase, Chayce, Chayse English
Chad From the warrior’s
estate. The short form of Chadwick.
Ceadd, Chaad, Chadd, Chaddi, Chaddie,
Chaddy, Chadleigh, Chadler, Chadley, Chadlin, Chadlino, Chadlyn,
Chadlyno, Chadman, Chadmen, Chado, Chadron, Chady
Old English
Chadrick Mighty warrior.
Combination of the name Chad and Rick (short for Richard)
Chaderic, Chaderick, Chaderik,
Chadrick, Chadrik, Chadryc, Chadryck, Chadryk
German
Chadwick From the mighty warrior’s
estate.
Chadwic, Chadwik, Chadwyc, Chadwyck, Chadwyk Old English
Chago Replacer. A form of James Chango, Chanti Spanish
Chahaya Light Chahayah Indonesian
Chaim Life Chai, Chaimek, Chaym, Chayme, Haim, Khaim Hebrew
Chalmer Head of the house. Chalmers, Chalmr, Chamar,
Chamarr
Scottish
Champion Flat and open area. The
best.
Champyon Latin; English
Chan Shining bright. Chann, Channo, Chano,
Chayo
Sanskrit
Chanan Cloud Chanan, Chanen, Chanin, Channan,
Channen, Channin, Channon, Channyn, Chanon, Chanyn
Hebrew
Chance Good fortune. Luck. Chanc, Chancey, Chancy,
Chanse, Chansy, Chants, Chantz, Chaunce, Chauncey, Chauncy
Middle English
Chancellor Keeper of the records,
Keys; Merchant or trader.
Chance, Chancelen,
Chancelor
Latin; Middle English
Chander Moon Chand, Chandan, Chandani, Chandanie,
Chandany, Chandara, Chanaravth, Chandon, Chandonn
Hindi
Chandler Candle maker. Chandlah, Chandlan Old French
Chandra Moon Chandrah, Chandria, Chandriah,
Chandrya, Chandryah
Sanskrit
Chane Dependable, plant Chaen, Chaene, Chain, Chaine, Chayn, Chayne Swahili
Change Yen True word. Chinese
Channing High church official;
Singer; Young, fierce wolf.
Chana, Chanen, Chanin, Chaning,
Chanon, Channen, Channin, Channon, Channyn, Chanyn
Old French; Latin;
English
Chante Singer Chant, Chanta, Chantae, Chantah,
Chantha, Chanthar, Chantra, Chantrah, Chanty, Shanta, Shantae,
Shantah
French
Chanti Replacer Chantee, Chanty, Chantie,
Chanty
Hispanic
Chapman Merchant, Tradesperson. Chapmann, Chapmen, Chapmin, Chapmyn Old English
Chapple Of the chapel. Chapal, Chapel, Chapell,
Chaple
Old French
Charampios Joy Greek
Charan Feet Thai, Hindi
Charin Foot Thai
Charles Strong, Courageous. Alcuin, Carel, Cahil
(Irish), Carl (German/ Swedish), Carleton, Carlie, Carling, Carlisle,
Carlo (Italian), Carlos (Spanish), Carlson, Carlton, Carly, Carlyle,
Carol, Caroll, Carolle, Carolus, Carrol, Cary, Carry, Caryl, Cathal,
Chad, Chaddie, Chaddy, Char,, Charlet, Karolius, Karol, Karole, Karoll,
Karoley, Karoly, Siarl, Tearlach (Scottish)
Old German, French
Charlie Strong, Courageous one
from the meadow, Manly. A short form of Charles.
Charlea, Charleah, Charlee, Charleigh, Charley,
Charli, Charly
German, English
Charlton From Charles’ town; from
the strong courageous town.
Carleton, Carlton,
Charleton
Old English
Charro Rider of horses. Charo Spanish
Chase Hunter Chaice, Chaise, Chasen,
Chasin, Chason, Chass, Chasse, Chasyn, Chayce, Chayse, Chuck
French
Chaska First-born son. Chaskah Sioux
Chatham From the warrior’s
cottage.
Chathem, Chathom, Chathim,
Chatym
Old English
Chauncey Chance, luck, fortune. Chancellor, Chaunce, Chauncee,
Chauncer, Chaunci, Chauncie, Chauncy
Old French
Chayton Falcon Chaiton Lakota
Chaz Strong, Courageous, A
form of Charles.
Chas, Chazwick, Chazz German, English
Chen Vast, Great. Chan Chinese
Chencho Crown of laurel leaves,
victory.  A form of Lawrence.
Chanco Spanish, Latin
Cheney Belonging to the
oak-grove forest
Chenee, Cheni, Chenie, Cheny, Chesnee,
Chesney, Chesni, Chesnie, Cheyney
Old French
Cheng Correct, Righteous. Chen Chinese
Chepe God will increase; God
has added a child.  A form of Joseph
Cepito Spanish
Cherokee People of the cave
country; people with a different speech. A tribal name
Cherokey, Cheroki, Cherokie, Cheroky Native American
Cherubino Little cherub; Angel Cherub, Cherubin,
Cherubyno
Italian
Chesmu Abrasive; rough Chesmue Native American
Chester Dweller at the fortified camp, Fort. Castar, Caster, Castor, Chesleigh,
Chesley, Cheslie, Chestan, Chesten, Chestin, Cheston
Old English
Chet Geographical – From Rochester in
England.
Chett English
Chetwin Belonging to the cottage with the
winding path, From a friend’s cottage.
Chatwin, Chatwyn,Chetwyn Old English
Chevalier  Knight Chevalyer, Chevrolet French
Chevy A short form of Chevalier, Knight. Chevee, Chevey, Chevie French
Cheyenne

“SHY-ann”

Name of a Native American tribe;
Graceful oak tree.
Cheienne Native American; Old French, Hebrew
Cheyne Oak hearted, Strength. Sheyne Scottish
Chi Guardian angel; Young. Chee Nigerian; Chinese
Chico Young boy. A short form of Francisco,
Freedom.
Chiko (Japanese) Spanish
Chiel Youth, Lad. Chal, Chelovik Old English
Chik Of the earth. Chic (Spanish) Gypsy
Chike The power of God. Ibo
Chill Cold English
Chilo Freedom Latin
Chilton The children’s spring town. Chilt, Chiltown Old English
Chim God will judge; Bird. German; Vietnamese
Chintoo Sun Yindi, Uuna, Tonahleah Australian Aboriginal
Chinua The blessing of God. Chino, Chinou, Chinuah Ibo
Chioke Gift of God. Ibo
Chip Short form of the Native American
tribe known as Chippewas.
Chipp Native American
Chippia Duck Chipia, Chipiah, Chippiah Australian Aboriginal
Chiram High, Noble. Hebrew
Chitto Brave Creek
Chitty Cub or pup, Youngster. Chitee, Chitey, Chitie, Chittee,
Chittey, Chitti, Chittie, Chity
German
Chris Christ bearer. A short form of names
starting with “Chris”.
Chriss, Chrys, Chryss, Cris, Criss,
Khris, Khriss, Kris, Kriss, Khrys, Kyryss
Greek
Christian Follower of Christ, A heeler,
Consolidator, To unite or combine, To become solid or firm.
Crestien (French), Chestra, Chestien,
Chetien, Christiaan, Christiancito, Christiano (Italian, Spanish), Christos, Cristan,
Cristen, Cristian, Cristien< Cristiene, Cristin, Cristyn, Crystian,
Crystien, Crystyn, Karstan, Karsten, Karstin, Karston, Kerestal,
Kerstan, Kerste, Khristan, Khristian, Khrystan, Kyrystian, Krisat,
Kristian, Krystan, Krystian
Latin, Greek
Christmas Born at Christmas time. Chrystamas English
Christoff Christ bearer. A form of Christopher. Christof, Christoph, Crisstof,
Chrisstoff, Chrisstoph, Khristof, Khristoff, Khristoph, Khrystof,
Khrystoff, Khrystoph, Kristof, Kristoff, Kristoph, Krystof, Krystoff,
Krystoph
Russian
Christopher Christ bearer. Chrisstof, Christo, Christobal, Christof (German, Russian), Christofer (Dutch),
Christoffer (Danish), Christoph, Christoforo, Christophe (French),
Christophor, Christophoro, Christophorus (Greek), Christphur, Christos,
Christovac (Portuguese), Christovao, Christofano, Cristo, Cristoforo
(Italian), Cristogal, Cristopal (Spanish), Cristos, Crysteffer,
Crysteffor, Gilchrist, Gristoulo, Khristofer, Khristoffer, Khristopher,
Khrystofer, Khrystoffer, Khrystopher, Kina, Kristagis, Kristal, Kristo,
Kristobel, Kristof, Kristoff, Kristofer, Kristofor (Swedish),
Kristopais, Kristopas, Kristopher, Krystof, Krystofer, Krystopher,
Krysztof, Xit
Greek
Christos Christ; Celebrated on
Christmas Day
Christ Greek
Chrysander Golden Chrisander, Chrisandor, Chrisandre,
Chrysandor, Chrysandre
Greek
Chrysanthus Golden flower. Chrisanthias, Christanthyas,
Chrisanthus, Chrysanthias, Chrisanthius, Chrysanthus, Crisanthas,
Crisanthias, Crisanthus, Crysanthas, Crysanthias, Crysanthus
Greek
Chucho God wil help. A form of Jesus. Hebrew
Chuck Strong, Courageous. A form of
Charles.
Chuckee, Chuckey, Chucki, Chuckie,
Chucky, Chuk, Chuki, Chukie, Chuky
American, English, German
Chui Leopard Swahili
Chul Firmness Korean
Chuminga Of the Lord. A form of Dominic. Chumin, Chumingah Spanish, Latin
Chumo Twin. A form of Thomas. Spanish, Greek
Chung Intelligent Chinese
Churchill Dweller at the church
hill.
Curchil, Churchyl,
Churchyll
Old English
Cian

“KEY-inn”

Ancient one, Long lived. Celin, Cianan, cyan, Kian, Kyan Irish, Gaelic
Ciarán

“KEY-rawn”

Small, dark one. Kieran Irish, Gaelic
Cicero Chick pea. Ciceron, Cicerone, Ciceroni, Ciro,
Cyrano, Cyro
Latin, Italian
Cid Lord, Master. Cidd, Cyd, Cydd, Sid, Sidd, Syd, Sydd Spanish
Cillian

“KILL-ian”

Of the church. Killian, Keelan Irish, Gaelic
Cirrillo Lord Cirilio, Cirilio, Ciro, Cyrillo,
Cyrilo, Cyryllo, Cyrylo
Italian, Greek
Cisco Freedom Cisca, Cysco Spanish, Latin
Clancy Belonging to the family;
Red-haired
Clance, Clancee, Clancey, Clancie,
Clanse, Clansee, Clansey, Clansi, Clansie, Clansy
Gaelic; Irish
Clare Famous, illustrious one. Clarius Latin
Clarence Illustrious, Shining,
Famous
Clair, Claire, Clairis,
Claral, Clarance, Clare, Clarin, Clarince, Claron, Claronce, Claryn,
Clarynce
Latin
Clarik Clarc, Claric, Clarike, Clark,
Clarke, Klarc, Klaric, Klarike, Klark, Klarke, Klark
Clark Learned scholar. Clarke, Clarkson, Claxton Old French
Clarkson Clark’s son, Son of th
scholar.
Clarkeson, Claxton Old French
Claude Weak Claud, Claudian, Claudianus, Claudis, Claudio (Italian, Spanish), Claudios, Claudius
(German, Dutch), Claus, Clawd, Clawde, Clawed, Cludell, Glade, Klaade,
Klaud, Klaude, Klaudij, Klaudio, Klaudius, Klawd, Klawde
Latin
Claus Victory of th people. A
form of Nicholas.
Claas, Claes, Clause,
Klaus, Klause
German, Greek
Clay From the clay or earth. Clae, Claeborn, Claeborne, Claebourn,
Claebourne, Claeburn, Claeburn, Clai, Claiborn, Claiborne,
Claiburn, Claiburne, Claybourn, Clabourne, Clayburn, Clayburne, Clayd,
Cle, Clea, Clee
Old English
Claybourne Born of clay or earth. Clae, Claeborn, Claeborne, Claebourn,
Claebourne, Claeburn, Clai, Claiburne, Clay, Claybourn, Clayburn,
Clayburne, Clayd
Old English
Clayton Town built on clay. Claeton, Claiton English
Cleanth Pure, Clean. Old English
Cleary Scholar, Knowledge. Clearey, Clearie Irish, Gaelic
Cleavon From the cliff. Cleavan, Cleaven, Cleaver, Cleavin,
Cleavlan, Cleavland, Cleavy, Clevan, Cleven, Clever, Clevin,
Cleveland, Clevon, Clevyn
Old English
Cledwyn Blessed sword friend. Cledwin Welsh
Clement Mild, Gentle. Clemence (French), Clemens (Danish),
Clement (French), Clemente (Italian, Spanish), Clementius (Dutch),
Clemento (Italian), Clemon, Clemmon, Clemmons, Klemens (German)
Latin
Cleon Famous Cleopus, Clio Greek
Cletus Illustrious, Hardworking. Cleo, Cleon, Cleytus Greek
Cleveland From the cliffed land. Cleavlan, Cleavland, Cleon, Cleven,
Clevon
Old English
Cliff From the cliff. Clif, Cliffe, Clyf, Clyff, Clyffe,
Clyfe
Old English
Clifford From the ford at the side of the
cliff.
Cliffith, Clifton Old English
Clifton Belonging to the town near the cliff. Cliffton Old English
Clint From the town on the hill. A short
form of Clinton.
English
Clinton From the town on the hill. Clindon, Clintan, Clinten, Clintin,
Clintwood
English
Clive From the cliff. Cleave, Cleavant, Cleavon, Cleeve,
Cleveland, Clevland, Clifford
Old English
Clovis Famous warrior. Clodoveo (Spanish) Old German
Cloyce Obstruction Clice, Cloice, Cloise Middle English
Clunies Meadow resting place. Clunee, Clunees, Cluney, Cluneys,
Cluni, Clunie, Cluny
Scottish, Gaelic
Clure Good fame. Latin
Clyde High, rocky area of land; Heard from
afar.
Clydel, Clydell Scottish, Gaelic; Irish
Clydai Famous ruler. Cliday Welsh
Cobham From the homestead near the river
bend.
Cobbham Old English
Cobra Said to come via Portuguese from
Latin “coluber” meaning snake. 
Cobrah Portuguese, Latin
Coburn Where the streams meet. Cobern, Coberne, Cobirn, Cobirne,
Cobourn, Cobourne, Coburne, Coburnes, Cobyrn, Cobyrne
Old English
Coby Replacer. A form of Jacob Cobe, Cobee, Cobey, Cobi,
Cobie
Hebrew
Cochise Warrior, Wood. Cochyse Apache
Coco Coconut Spanish
Cody Cushion, Pillow; Helpful. Codee, Codey, Codi, Codie Old English; Irish, Gaelic
Coen Thunder; Brave. Australian Aboriginal; German
Coffie Born on a Friday. Cofi, Cofie Ewe
Cohen Position in the Jewish
faith, High priest.
Coen, Koen, Kohen, Cohan,
Cohwin
Hebrew
Coile Battle follower. Coil, Coyle Gaelic
Coileán

“COAL-een”

Pup, Cub. Coilin, Colin Irish, Gaelic
Coinneach

“KAN-iss”

Handsome, Attractive one. A form of
Coinneach.
Canice Irish, Gaelic
Cola Victory of the people. A form of
Nicholas.
Colah, Colar, Colas Italian
Colan Dove Latin
Colbert Outstanding, brilliant sailor;
Clearing through the mountains, valley.
Calbert, Calburt, Calvert, Colburt,
Colbert, Culbert, Culbert
English; French
Colbrand Black sword, Coal sword. Brando, Colbran, Colbrando, Colbrandt,
Colbrant
English
Colby By the coal town, Dark-haired. Colbee, Colbert, Colbery, Colbie English
Cole Promise; Coal. Coal, Coale, Col, Colby,
Coleman, Colier, Colman, Colson, Colton, Colville, Colvin
Celtic; Middle English
Coleman Charcoal worker. Colemann, Colman, Colmann English
Colin Young child; Peaceful
dove; From the coal pool.
Cailean, Colan, Collan,
Cole, Colen, Collen, Collie, Collin, Collino, Collins, Colon, Collyn,
Colyn, Nicolin (French, Greek)
Irish, Gaelic; Irish; Old
English
Colley Black-haired one form the
meadow.
Colea, Colee, Coleigh,
Coley, Coli, Colie, Collea, Colleah, Collee, Colleigh, Colli, Collie,
Collier, Colly, Coly
Old English
Collier Coal merchant; trader. Colier, Colis, Collyer,
Collyer
English
Collins Colin’s son, Son from the
coal pool; Holly.
Colin, Colins, Collin, Collyn,
Collyns, Colyn, Colyns
Greek; Irish
Colm

“COL-um”

Dove Irish, Gaelic
Colman

“COAL-man”

Little dove. Irish, Gaelic
Colson Col’s son, Son of coal. Colsan, Colsen, Colsin,
Colsyn
English
Colt Frisky, young horse. Colter, Coltrane,
Coulter, Kolt, Kolter
English
Colter Herder of colts or
horses.
Colt English
Colton From the black coal town Coltan, Colten, Coltin, Coltyn,
Koltan, Kolten, Koltin, Kolton, Koltyn
English
Columba Dove Cailean (Scottish), Coim,
Colmicille, Colan, Colum, Columb, Columbah, Columbia (Latin),
Columbias, Columbas, Columbus, Colym, Culva
Latin
Colum Dove Colm, Columba Latin
Colwyn Hazel grove; Coal friend. Colwin, Colwyne, Colwynn,
Colwynne
Welsh; Old English
Coman Noble; Bent Camen, Comin, Comyn Arabic; Irish
Compton Town in the valley. Comptom, Comton Old English
Comyn Crooked Comin Irish
Conal High, Mighty. Conel, Conell, Conelle, Connal,
Connall, Connel, Connell, Connelle, O’Conal, O’Conall, O’Conel,
O’Connel, O’Connelle
Irish
Cónán

“KOW-nawn”

Little hound. Irish, Gaelic
Conchobhar

“CONKO-var”

Lover of hounds. Irish, Gaelic
Coniah Gift sent from God. Conia, Conya, Conyah Hebrew
Conlan Hero Conland, Conlin, Conlon,
Conlyn
Irish
Conn

“KON”

High Irish, Gaelic
Connor One with high will and
desire
Conar, Coner, Conor (Irish), Connar,
Conner, Connaire, O’Conar, O’Coner, O’Connar, O’Conner, O’Connor,
O’Conor, Konna, Konah
Celtic
Conrad Bold, wise counsel. Coenraad (Dutch),
Cheudler (Swiss), Conrade (Italian, Spanish), Conrado, Conroy,
Corradino (Italian), Corrado (Italian), Currado (Italian), Cort, Curt, Koeraad (Dutch),
Konrad (Swedish, German), Konradin, Konratij, Kort (German), Kunad,
Kunds, Kunel, Kunrat, Kunsch, Kurt (German), Quenes
Old German
Conroy Wisdom; Persistent. Irish; Celtic
Constant Constante Latin
Constantine Little steadfast, constant one. Considine, Constain, Constance,
Constancio (Portuguese), Constane, Constant, Constantin (German,
Danish, French), Constantino (Italian, Spanish), Constantinos,
Constantinus, Costin, Costino, Konstantin (Swedish), Konstantine
Latin
Conway Holy water; Hound from the plains. Welsh; Irish
Cooba Black bee. Coobah Australian Aboriginal
Cook Chef English
Cooper Barrel maker. Couper, Keupper, Kooper,
Kuepper
Old English
Corbett Raven Corbet, Corbey, Corbin, Corwan,
Corwin, Corwyn, Corwyne, Corwynne
Old English
Corbin Raven, Dark-haired. Corban, Corben, Corbet,
Corbett, Corbyn, Corvin, Korban, Korben, Korbin, Korbob, Korbyn
Old French
Corcoran Ruddy complexion. Irish
Cordell Little rope marker form the valley. Cordale, Cordel Old French
Cordero Little lamb. Cordaro, Cordeal, Cordeara, Cordearo,
Cordeiro, Cordeiro, Cordera, Corderal, Corderall, Corderro, Corrderio,
Coorderyo
Spanish
Core The chosen one. Coree, Corey, Cori, Corie, Coree,
Correy, Corry, Curey, Currey, Curry
English
Corey From the hollow, Head protection,
Helmet used for battle.
Corree, Cori, Corie, Corki, Corkie,
Corky, Corree, Correy, Corri, Corrick, Corrie, Corry, Cory, Koree,
Korey, Kori, Korie, Korree, Korrey, Korri, Korrie, Korry, Kory
Irish
Corin Youthful Coran, Coren, Corine, Corron, Corun,
Coryn, Koran, Koren, Korin, Koron, Koryn
Greek
Cormac

“KOR-mack”

Raven, Son of the chariot racer; Tree
trunk.
Core, Corey, Cormach, Cormick, MacCormack Irish, Gaelic; Greek
Cormag Raven Scottish
Cormich Charioteer. Irish
Cornelius Horn colour, Horn blower, Cornell
tree.
Cornall, Corneille (French), Cornel,
Cornelio (Portuguese, Spanish, Italian), Cornelis (Dutch), Cornell,
Cornellus, Kornal, Kornel, Kornelius, Korneliusz, Kostelius, Neal,
Neel, Neil, Neilus, Neyl, Neylus
Latin
Cornwallis Geographical – from Cornwall. Cornwalis English
Corowa Rocky river. Corowah Australian Aboriginal
Corrigan Spear carrier. Corigan, Corogan, Corrigon, Corrigun,
Corrogan, Corrogun, Korrigan, Korrigun
Irish
Corrin Spear user. Corin, Coren, Corren, Coryn, Corryn,
Koran, Koren, Korin, Koron, Koryn
Irish
Cort Bold court attendant. Court, Courtenay (French) Old German, Old Norse
Cortez Courteous Spanish
Corwin From beyond the hill; Friend of the
heart.
Corwyn, Corwyne, Corwynn, Corwynne Gaelic; Old English
Cory Helmet Greek
Corydan Head protection, Helmut; From the
hollow, God is my judge. A combination of Cory and Dan; Lark.
Coridan, Coriden, Coridon, Coridyn,
Coryden, Corydin, Corydon (Greek), Corydyn
Irish, Hebrew; Irish; Greek
Cosan

“Kah-sahn”

Path, The way. Gaelic
Cosgrove From the cow grove. Irish
Cosmo Universal harmony. Cosma, Cosmah, Cosmas (Greek), Cosme
(French), Cosimo (Italian, Spanish), Cosmo (Greek), Cosmos
Greek
Costa Little, constant, steadfast one. A
short form of Constantine.
Costah, Costas, Costes Greek
Coty From the slope. Cotee, Cotey, Cotie, Cottee, Cottey,
Cottie, Cotty
French
Count Companion, Friend, Noble. Counte, Countee Old French
Courtenay Short-nosed; Of the court. Cortney, Courtney Old French; Old English
Courtland Dweller at the court land. Cortlan, Cortland, Courtlan Old English
Courtney One who lives near the farmstead. Cortney, Courteay (French), Courtnay Old French
Covell Dweller at the cave slope. Covel Old English
Covington Town with a cove. Old English
Cowan From the cow land; Hooded robe;
Hillside hollow.
Cowen, Cowin, Cowyn Australian Aboriginal; Middle
English; Irish
Coy Shy, Sweet, Modest. Coye Latin
Coyan Modest Coyn, Coyne French
Coyle Leader in the battle. Coil, Coile Irish
Craddock Beloved Craddoc, Craddoch, Cradoc, Cradock,
Cradoch
Welsh
Craig From the rock. Craeg, Craege, Craegg,
Crag, Craige, Craigg, Crayg, Crayge, Craygg, Creag, Creage, Creagh,
Creaghe, Crieg, Criege, Criegg, Creyg, Creyge, Creygg, Kraig, Krayg
Scottish
Cramer To fill. Crammer, Kramer, Krammer Old English
Crandell Belonging to the valley
of the cranes.
Crandel Old English
Crane The crane bird. Crain, Craine, Crandal,
Crandall, Crandel, Crandell, Crayn, Crayne
Old English
Cranley From the meadow of the
cranes.
Cranlea, Cranleah, Cranlee, Cranleigh,
Cranli, Cranlie, Cranly
Old English
Cranog The heron, Wading bird
with grey and white plumage.
Kranog Welsh
Cranston Belonging to the town of
cranes.
Crainston, Craynston Old English
Crawford From the crow ford. Craw, Crow, Crowford Old English
Cree Native Canadian tribe. Native Canadian
Creed One who believes, Kin. Creedan, Creedance, Creeden,
Creedence, Creedin, Creedyn
Latin, English
Creek From the small stream,
Native American tribal name.
English
Creighton From the town close to
the rocks.
Craighton, Crayton, Creighm, Creight,
Creighto, Creightow, Chreightown, Crichton, Crichtyn
English
Cremer Merchant, Trader. Creamer, Kreamer, Kremer Middle English
Creon Prince, Ruler. Greek
Crepin Curly-haired. A form of Crispin. French, Latin
Cress Loved; Gudgeon, Greedy Kress Latin, Greek; Old German
Cresswell Stream where cress grows. Cresswel, Creswel, Creswell Old English
Crevan Fox Creven, Crevin, Crevon, Crevyn Irish
Crichton Belonging to the hill-top town. Creight, Creighton, Crighton Welsh
Crieghton Dweller at the creek town. Frayton, Crichton Middle English
Críostóir

“CRESH-tor”

Christ bearer. A form of Christopher. Irish, Gaelic
Crisiant Crystal Crisient, Crisyant, Crysiant,
Crysyant
Welsh
Crispin Curly-haired. Crepin, Cresianus, Crispian,
Crispinian, Crispino (Italian), Crispinianus, Crispinus, Crispo
(Spanish), Crispus (German), Crispyn, Cryspyn, Krispijn (Dutch),
Krispin, Kryspyn
Latin
Croft Small pasture. Crofton Old English
Crofton From the small pasture town with
cottages.
Irish
Cromwell Dweller at the winding stream. Cromwel Old English
Crónán

“CROW-nahn”

Dark brown-haired or complexioned;
Companion, Friend.
Cronan (Greek) Irish; Greek
Crosby From the villat with a cross; Dweller
by the town crossing.
Crosbee, Crosbey, Crosbi, Crosbie Old Norse; Old English
Crosley Belonging to the cross meadow. Croslea, Crosleah, Croslee, Crosleigh,
Crosli, Croslie, Crosly
Old English
Crowell Town crier. Crawel, Crawell, Crowel, Crowil,
Crowill
Old English
Cruz Cross Cross, Cruzz Portuguese, Spanish
Cullen Colony; Handsome. Cullan, Culley, Cullin Old French; Irish
Culley Forest Culeah, Culee, Culey, Culie, Cullea,
Culleah, Cullee, Culleigh, Cullie, Cully
Irish, Gaelic
Culver Dove of peace. Colvar, Colver, Culvar Old English
Cunningham Village with the milk pails. Cunning Irish
Curran Dagger, Hero. Curren, Currin, Curron Irish
Curroon Fog on top of a mountain. Australian Aboriginal
Currumbin Pine tree. Currumbyn Australian Aboriginal
Curruto Courteous; From the enclosure. Curcio Spanish, French; Latin
Curt Courtier. Attendant of
the court.
Court, Courtis, Courtys,
Curtis, Curtys, Kurt, Kurtis
English
Curtis Courteous; Belonging to
the courtyard.
Courtis, Curcio, Curt, Curtiss,
Curtys, Curtyss, Kurtis, Kirtiss, Kurtys, Kurtyss
Old French; Latin
Cuthbert Brilliant Cuthberte, Cuthburt English
Cutler Knife maker. Cutlar, Cutlir, Cutlor,
Kutler
Old French
Cuyler Chapel Cuiler Irish
Cy Sun. Throne. The short
for of Cyrus.
Ci Persian
Cynan Chief Cinan, Cinene, Cinin, Cinon, Cinyn,
Cynin, Cynon, Cynyn
Welsh
Cynric Powerful and royal. Old English
Cyprian From Cyprus. Cipriano (Spanish),
Cyprianus, Cyprien (French), Cyprrian
Latin
Cyr Sunday’s child. Born on
Sunday.
Cyrano, Cyriack, Syriack French
Cyrano From Cyrene. Cirano Greek
Cyril Lordly ruler; a gem Ciril, Cirrill, Cirille,
Cirillo (Italian), Cirilo (Spanish), Ciro, Cyriack, Cyril, Cyrill
(German/French), Cyrille, Cyrillus, Cyro, Cyrrils (Portugese), Cyrus,
Cyryl (Polish), Girigel, Girioel, Gwril, Keereel, Kiril, Kyril,
Kyrillos, Kyryl, Syriack, Vashka
Greek
Cyrus Sun, Throne. Ciro, Cyrie, Cyro, Kyros Persian