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Cade
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Cade  English   (#573 in US popularity)
 Kade  English   (#712 in US popularity)

Caden
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Cadán
Info about origin: maybe from a Gaelic family name 'Mac Cadáin' (son of Cadán)
Words: mac=the son (Scottish)
Variants: Caden  English   (#819 in US popularity)
 Cayden  English
 Kaden  English   (#696 in US popularity)
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Caleb
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dog
Info about origin: in the Bible Caleb is one of the 12 spies sent by Moses into Israel
 'dog' is not meant to be insulting but indicates loyalty and devotedness
Words: keleb=the dog (Hebrew)
Variants: Caleb  English   (#57 in US popularity)
 Kaleb  German   (#223 in US popularity)
 Cale  English   (#1000 in US popularity)

Calvin
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the little bald one
Info about origin: originally a family name 'Chauvin' used in France, known from Jean Chauvin (John Calvin) (1509-1564)
 the name can be interpreted as 'the little bald one'
Words: calve=bald (Old French) ; chauve=bald (Old French)
Variants: Calvin  English, German   (#194 in US popularity)
 Kalvin  English   (#942 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Camden
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a place name which probably contains the Old English element 'denu' (valley)
Words: denu=the valley (Old English)
Variants: Camden  English   (#716 in US popularity)

Cameron
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: crooked nose
Info about origin: from a well-known Scottish family name/clan name with the meaning 'crooked nose'
Words: cam=crooked (Old Irish) ; shron=the nose (Old Irish)
Variants: Cameron  English, Scottish   (#53 in US popularity)
 Camron  English   (#762 in US popularity)
 Kameron  English   (#383 in US popularity)

Carey
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descendant of Ciardha
Info about origin: from the Irish family name 'Ó Ciardha' with the meaning 'descendant of Ciardha'
 'Ciardha' is a given name that is hardly used anymore, with the meaning 'black' or 'dark'
Words: ciar=black, dark (Old Irish)
Variants: Carey  English, Irish
 Cary  English
 Kary  English

Carlton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: peasant settlement, settlement of freemen
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name with the meaning 'settlement of freemen' or 'settlement of peasants'
Words: ceorl=the peasant, the freeman (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Carlton  English   (#577 in US popularity)
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Carson
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Carr (?)
Info about origin: maybe from an Old Norse family name with the meaning 'son of Carr'
 or maybe from a Gaelic family name with unknown meaning
Words: son=the son (Scandinavian)
Variants: Carson  English, Scottish, Irish   (#337 in US popularity)
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Carter
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: card driver
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a job title for somebody who drives a cart or builds carts
Words: cart=the cart (Old English)
Variants: Carter  English   (#326 in US popularity)

Cäsar
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: originally a Roman cognomen, used mainly by the family of the Julians
 known from the most famous member of that family, Gaius Julius Caesar
 meaning not known for sure
 one popular 'layman interpretation' of the meaning is 'he who was cut out of the womb'
Words: caedere=to cut, to excise (Latin)
Variants: Cäsar  German
 Cesar  German   (#177 in US popularity)
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Casey
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descendant of Cathasaigh
Info about origin: from the Irish family name 'Ó Cathasaigh' which means 'descendant of Cathasaigh'
 the name 'Cathasaigh' means 'vigilant'
Words: cathasaigh=vigilant (Old Irish)
Variants: Casey  English   (#120 in US popularity)
 Kasey  English   (#551 in US popularity)
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Cathán
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Words: cath=the battle (Old Irish)
Variants: Cathán  Irish
 Kane  English, Irish   (#771 in US popularity)

Cecil
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin:See female form Cecilia
Female form: Cecilia
Variants: Cecil  English   (#777 in US popularity)
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Cedric
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: beloved (?)
Info about origin: invented by Sir Walter Scott for a character in his novel 'Ivanhoe'
 maybe he altered the name 'Cerdic' whose meaning is not known for sure
 one possible origin for 'Cerdic' (also 'Ceredig') is from Celtic/Welsh 'carad' (loved, beloved)
Words: carad=loved, beloved (Welsh) ; caru=to love (Welsh)
Variants: Cedric  English   (#384 in US popularity)
 Cedrik  French
 Cédric  French

Chad
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from an Old English name 'Ceadda', with meaning not known for sure
 maybe from Welsh 'cad' (battle)
 was something like a fashion name in the US in the 1970's
Words: cad=the battle (Welsh)
Variants: Chad  English   (#127 in US popularity)
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Chadwick
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Chad's dairy farm
Info about origin: from a family which derives from a place name with the meaning 'Chad's dairy farm'
Words: wic=the dwelling, the farm, the dairy farm (Old English)
Variants: Chadwick  English   (#885 in US popularity)

Chance
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the chance
Info about origin: use of the common English word 'chance' as given name
 the word itself has Latin roots
Words:  (English) ; cadere=to fall (Latin)
Variants: Chance  English   (#221 in US popularity)

Chandler
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: candle maker, candle seller
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a job title
 the Old French word 'chandelier' (candlestick) became the English job title for somebody who makes or sells candles
 these words all derive from Latin 'candela' (light, candle)
Words: chandelier=the candlestick (Old French) ; candela=the light, the candle (Latin)
Variants: Chandler  English   (#252 in US popularity)

Chase
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: hunter
Info about origin: from a family with the meaning 'hunter', derived from the job title for a hunter
Words: chacier=to hunt (Old French)
Variants: Chase  English   (#98 in US popularity)

Chester
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name of an old Roman settlement in Britain
 the name of the settlement derives from Latin 'castrum' (fort)
 'castrum' is at the root of many English place and family names
Words: castrum=the fort (Latin)
Variants: Chester  English   (#839 in US popularity)

Christian
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Christian, disciple of Christ
Info about origin: very popular since the Middle Ages in several European countries, especially Germany
Words: christianus=christian (Latin) ; christos=the sanctified, the anointed (Old Greek)
Female form: Christine
Variants: Christian  German, English, French   (#33 in US popularity)
 Carsten  German, Low German
 Karsten  German, Low German
 Kersten  German, Low German
 Kirsten  German, Low German
 Cristian  Spanish   (#166 in US popularity)
 Cristiano  Italian
 Kristian  Scandinavian   (#432 in US popularity)
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Christoph
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: carrying Christ
Info about origin: widespread in the Middle Ages in reverence for Saint Christopher (3rd century), patron saint of travellers and one of the 14 Holy Helpers
Words: christos=the sanctified, the anointed (Old Greek) ; pherein=to bear, to carry (Old Greek)
Variants: Christoph  German
 Christof  German
 Chris  English   (#451 in US popularity)
 Christophe  French
 Christopher  English   (#2 in US popularity)
 Christóbal  Spanish
 Cristobal  English   (#975 in US popularity)
 Cristoforo  Italian
 Cristopher  English   (#662 in US popularity)
 Kristof  Scandinavian
 Kristofer  English, Scandinavian   (#625 in US popularity)
 Kristoffer  Scandinavian
 Kristopher  English   (#209 in US popularity)
 14 variants more...

Cian
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: ancient
Words: cian=ancient (Old Irish)
Variants: Cian  English, Irish
 Keenan  English, Irish   (#385 in US popularity)
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Clarence
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a title 'Duke of Clarence' usually given to a son of the ruler of England
 'Clarence' or 'Clare' is a region in Ireland; the name might mean 'plain'
 the name was Latinized as 'Clarensis', and because of this was often seen to be related to Lagin 'clarus' (clear)
 used as a given name since around 1850
Words: clár=the plain (Old Irish) ; clarus=clear, bright (Latin)
Variants: Clarence  German   (#489 in US popularity)

Clark
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: cleric, scholar
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from something like a job title for members of the clergy
Words: clerc=the cleric (Old English) ; clericus=the cleric (Latin)
Variants: Clark  English   (#630 in US popularity)

Claudius
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the limping
Info about origin: from a Roman family name 'Claudius' derived from a Roman cognomen 'Claudus' with the meaning 'limping'
Words: claudus=lame, limping (Latin)
Female form: Claudia
Variants: Claudius  German, English
 Klaudius  German
 Claude  French   (#975 in US popularity)
 Claudio  Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
 2 variants more...

Clayton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: clay settlement
Info about origin: from a family name derived from a place name with the meaning 'clay settlement'
 used as a given since around the 19th century, mostly in the US
Words: claeg=the clay (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Clayton  English   (#167 in US popularity)
 Clay  English   (#423 in US popularity)

Clifford
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name with the meaing 'ford by a cliff'
 in use as a given name since around the 19th century
Words: clif=the cliff (Old English) ; ford=the ford (Old English)
Variants: Clifford  English   (#507 in US popularity)
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Clifton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: town by a cliff
Info about origin: from a family name derived from a place name with the meaning 'town by a cliff'
Words: clif=the cliff (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Clifton  English   (#630 in US popularity)

Clinton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name
 the place name could have been 'Glinton' or 'Glympton' (both in England)
 the name contains the Old Englisch word 'tun' (town, settlement)
Words: tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Clinton  English   (#320 in US popularity)
 Clint  English   (#490 in US popularity)

Clyde
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: male
Info about origin: use of the name of the river Clyde in Scotland as given name
 the origin of the name of the river is not known
Variants: Clyde  English, Scottish   (#766 in US popularity)

Cody
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Info about origin: from an Irish family name 'Mac Óda' which means 'son of Óda' / 'son of Otto'
Words: mac=the son (Scottish)
Variants: Cody  English, Irish   (#26 in US popularity)
 Codey  English   (#819 in US popularity)
 Codie  English   (#854 in US popularity)
 Kody  English   (#290 in US popularity)

Colby
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: coal town
Info about origin: from an Old English family name that derives from an Old Norse place name meaning 'coal town'
Words: kol=the coal (Old Norse) ; by=the village, the farm (Old Norse)
Variants: Colby  English   (#212 in US popularity)
 Kolby  English   (#674 in US popularity)

Cole
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the black
Info about origin: from a family name derived from a nickname
Words: col=the coal, black (Old English)
Variants: Cole  English   (#112 in US popularity)
 Kole  English   (#962 in US popularity)

Colton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: coal town
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a place name with the meaning 'coal town'
Words: col=the coal, black (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Colton  English   (#122 in US popularity)
 Colt  English   (#690 in US popularity)
 Colten  English   (#580 in US popularity)
 Kolton  English   (#737 in US popularity)

Columbano
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dove
Info about origin: from the late Latin name 'Columbanus' which itself derives from 'Columba' (dove)
 known from Saint Columbanus, founder of a monastery (7th century AD)
Words: columba=the dove (Latin)
Variants: Columbano  Spanish, Portuguese
 Coleman  English, Irish   (#625 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

Connor
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dog lover (?)
Info about origin: Anglicized form of an old Irish given name 'Conchobhar'
 known from legends about a king of Ulster
 meaning possibly 'dog lover'
Words: con=the dog, the wolf (Old Irish) ; chobhar=the help, the support (Old Irish)
Variants: Connor  English, Irish   (#71 in US popularity)
 Conner  English   (#237 in US popularity)
 Conor  English, Irish   (#311 in US popularity)
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Conrad
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: old Germanic two-element name
 the name can be interpreted as to mean 'bold advisor'
 one of the most popular names in Germany during the Middle Ages
 in English-speaking countries only common since around the 19th century
Words: kuoni=bold (Old High German) ; rat=the counsel, the advice, the advisor (Old High German)
Variants: Conrad  German, English   (#659 in US popularity)
 Conradin  German
 Konrad  German, Scandinavian, Polish
 Konradin  German
 Kunz  German
 Conrado  Spanish
 Conradus  Dutch
 Corrado  Italian
 4 variants more...

Cooper
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: cooper, barrel maker
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a job title for somebody who makes barrels, a cooper
 the job title 'cooper' derives from the Latin word 'cupa'
Words: cupa=the barrel, the tub (Latin)
Variants: Cooper  English   (#402 in US popularity)

Cordell
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: maker of cord, seller of cord
Info about origin: from a family name that derives from a job title for somebody that makes or sells cord
Words:  (English)
Variants: Cordell  English   (#793 in US popularity)

Corey
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: origin not known for sure, there are several possibilities:
 could be a variant of the name 'Corbin' which derives from the Latin word 'corvus' (raven)
 could also derive from an Irish family name 'Corey' which means 'ravine'
Words: corvus=the raven (Latin) ; corey=the ravine (Old Irish)
Variants: Corey  English   (#74 in US popularity)
 Cory  English   (#103 in US popularity)
 Korey  English   (#590 in US popularity)
 Kory  English   (#518 in US popularity)

Cornelius
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a Roman family name that possibly derives from the word 'cornu' (horn)
 known from Saint Cornelius, pope from 251 to 253 AD
Words: cornu=the horn (Latin)
Female form: Cornelia
Variants: Cornelius  German   (#565 in US popularity)
 Cornel  German
 Cornelis  German, Dutch
 Kornelius  German
 Cornelio  Italian, Spanish
 Neel  Dutch
 6 variants more...

Corvin
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: probably derived from Latin 'corvus' (raven)
Words: corvus=the raven (Latin)
Variants: Corvin  English
 Corbin  English   (#431 in US popularity)

Coty
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: coast, river bank
Info about origin: from an English family name which derives from a Old French place name meaning 'coast', 'river bank'
Words: côte=the coast, the river bank (French)
Variants: Coty  English   (#567 in US popularity)

Courtney
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Info about origin: use of a Norman family name or noble name as given name
 this name derives from 'Courtenay', a place in Northern France, which means 'domain of Curtis'
 can also be seen as derived from a nickname 'court nez' (short nose)
Words: court=short (French) ; nez=the nose (French)
Variants: Courtney  German   (#527 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Craig
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name that is frequent in Scottland
 the family name originally denoted somebody living near a rock
Words: crec=the rock (Old Irish)
Variants: Craig  English, Scottish   (#193 in US popularity)

Crispin
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: curly haired
Info about origin: from Crispinus, a Roman cognomen derived from the Roman family name 'crispus' meaning 'curly-haired'
 known from Saint Crispinus, martyr (3rd century AD)
Words: crispus=curly haired (Latin)
Variants: Crispin  German, English
 3 variants more...

Cruz
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: cross
Info about origin: refers to the cross of the crucifixion
Words: cruz=the cross (Spanish)
Variants: Cruz  English, Spanish   (#722 in US popularity)

Cullen
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: origin uncertain, maybe from an English/Scottish family name
Variants: Cullen  English   (#625 in US popularity)

Curt
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: once a short form of 'Conrad', now a name in its own right
Words: kuoni=bold (Old High German) ; rat=the counsel, the advice, the advisor (Old High German)
Variants: Curt  German, English
 Curd  German
 Kordt  German
 Kurt  German   (#421 in US popularity)

Curtis
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: courtly, courteous
Info about origin: from a family name with Old French roots
Words: corteis=courtly, courteous (Old French) ; corteis=courtly, courteous (Old French)
Variants: Curtis  English, German   (#169 in US popularity)
 Cortez  English, Spanish   (#641 in US popularity)
 Curt  English
 Curtiz  English
 Curzio  Italian
 Kurtis  English   (#472 in US popularity)

Cyrus
Language of origin: Old Persian
Gender: male
Info about origin: from the Greek form of the Persian name 'Kurus' or 'Kurush', the name of several kings in ancient Persia
 the most famous of these kings was Cyrus the Great (529 BC)
 the meaning of the name is not known for sure
 the early Christians saw the name as connected to the Greek word 'kyrios' (Lord)
Words: kyrios=the lord (Old Greek)
Female form: Kyra
Variants: Cyrus  English   (#742 in US popularity)
 Kyros  German
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