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Cade
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Cade  English   (#364 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kade  English   (#385 in US 2015 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)
Female form: Kayden
Variants: Caden  English   (#192 in US 2015 popularity)
 Caiden  English   (#285 in US 2015 popularity)
 Cayden  English   (#212 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kaden  English   (#179 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kaeden  English   (#968 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kaiden  English   (#140 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kayden  English   (#95 in US 2015 popularity)

Cairo
Language of origin: Arabic
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Cairo
Info about origin: use of the name of the city in Egypt as given name
 the name of the city means 'the victorious'
Variants: Cairo  English   (#940 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#37 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kaleb  German   (#165 in US 2015 popularity)

Callan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Cathalain
Info about origin: Anglicized form of the Irish family name 'O'Cathalain' meaning 'son of Cathalain'
Variants: Callan  English, Scottish   (#687 in US 2015 popularity)
 Callen  English   (#518 in US 2015 popularity)

Callum
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: dove
Info about origin: Scottish-Gaelic form of a late Roman name 'Columba'
 'Columba' as name is known from Saint Columba who brought Christianity to Scottland (6th century AD)
Words: columba=the dove (Latin)
Variants: Callum  English, Scottish   (#683 in US 2015 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   (#171 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#104 in US 2015 popularity)
 Camdyn  English   (#835 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kamden  English   (#370 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kamdyn  English   (#816 in US 2015 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)
Female form: Cameron
Variants: Cameron  English, Scottish   (#56 in US 2015 popularity)
 Camren  English   (#994 in US 2015 popularity)
 Camron  English   (#845 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kameron  English   (#245 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kamren  English   (#954 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kamron  English   (#968 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kamryn  English   (#852 in US 2015 popularity)

Camillo
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: acolyte (?)
Info about origin: originally a Roman cognomen, e.g. for members of the 'Furius' family
 maybe means 'acolyte' in Latin, or else is of unknown Etruscan origin
Words: camillus=the acolyte (Latin)
Female form: Camilla
Variants: Camillo  Italian
 Kamillo  German
 Camill  French
 Camilo  Spanish   (#951 in US 2015 popularity)

Canaan
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Info about origin: in the Bible Canaan is a son of Ham, the youngest son of Noah
Variants: Canaan  English   (#805 in US 2015 popularity)

Canon
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: canon, priest
Info about origin: from a family name that derives from the title for certain priests
 a canon is a member of a chapter of priests serving e.g. in a cathedral
 the word has Old French and ultimatively Latin roots
Words: canun=the canon (Old French) ; canon=the rule (Latin)
Variants: Canon  English
 Cannon  English   (#587 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kannon  English   (#849 in US 2015 popularity)

Caol
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: slender, narrow
Words: caol=narrow, slender (Old Irish)
Variants: Caol  English, Irish
 Kellan  English   (#398 in US 2015 popularity)

Carew
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe from a Welsh castle with the same (Anglicized) name
Words: caer=the castle, the fortress (Welsh)
Variants: Carew  English
 Crew  English   (#715 in US 2015 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

Carmine
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Info about origin:See female form Carmen
Female form: Carmen
Variants: Carmine  Italian
 Carmelo  Italian   (#706 in US 2015 popularity)

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)
Female form: Carson
Variants: Carson  English, Scottish, Irish   (#89 in US 2015 popularity)
 Karson  English   (#293 in US 2015 popularity)

Carter
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: cart 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   (#24 in US 2015 popularity)
 Karter  English   (#183 in US 2015 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   (#280 in US 2015 popularity)

Case
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe altered from 'Casey'
Variants: Case  English   (#540 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kase  English   (#823 in US 2015 popularity)

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)
Female form: Casey
Variants: Casey  English   (#551 in US 2015 popularity)

Cash
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name that was originally a job title for someone who makes boxes
 the job title derives from Old French 'casse' (case)
Words: casse=the case (Old French)
Variants: Cash  English   (#267 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kash  English   (#382 in US 2015 popularity)

Cassius
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Info about origin: originally a Roman family name possibly derived from 'cassus' (empty, vain)
 used mainly in the USA
Words: cassus=empty, vain (Latin)
Variants: Cassius  English   (#646 in US 2015 popularity)

Castiel
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: shield of God (?)
Info about origin: occurs as the name of an angel that presides over Thursdays
Words: el=God, the powerful (Hebrew)
Variants: Castiel  English   (#818 in US 2015 popularity)

Cathán
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Words: cath=the battle (Old Irish)
Variants: Cathán  Irish
 Kane  English, Irish   (#430 in US 2015 popularity)

Cayson
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Cayson  English   (#623 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#855 in US 2015 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   (#763 in US 2015 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   (#250 in US 2015 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   (#423 in US 2015 popularity)

Channing
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Channing  English   (#783 in US 2015 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   (#74 in US 2015 popularity)
 Chace  English   (#933 in US 2015 popularity)

Chayim
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: life
Words: chayah=living, to live (Hebrew)
Female form: Chaya
Variants: Chayim  English, Hebrew
 Chaim  English   (#725 in US 2015 popularity)

Chevy
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Chevy  English   (#982 in US 2015 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   (#43 in US 2015 popularity)
 Carsten  German, Low German
 Karsten  German, Low German
 Kersten  German, Low German
 Kirsten  German, Low German
 Cristian  Spanish   (#270 in US 2015 popularity)
 Cristiano  Italian   (#841 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kristian  Scandinavian   (#677 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#507 in US 2015 popularity)
 Christophe  French
 Christopher  English   (#32 in US 2015 popularity)
 Christóbal  Spanish
 Cristoforo  Italian
 Cristopher  English   (#954 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kristof  Scandinavian
 Kristoffer  Scandinavian
 Kristopher  English   (#601 in US 2015 popularity)

Cian
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: ancient
Words: cian=ancient (Old Irish)
Variants: Cian  English, Irish
 Keenan  English, Irish   (#931 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kian  English, Irish   (#487 in US 2015 popularity)

Cillian
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: war, strife (?)
Info about origin: origin not known for sure, either from Old Irish 'ceallach' (war, strife) or from 'ceall' (church)
 known from Saint Cillian, an Irish saint who evangelized Franconia (7th century AD)
Words: ceallach=the war, the strife (Celtic) ; ceall=the church, the monastery (Old Irish)
Variants: Cillian  French, Irish
 Kilian  German, English
 Killian  German, English   (#348 in US 2015 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   (#373 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#248 in US 2015 popularity)
 Clay  English   (#718 in US 2015 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   (#804 in US 2015 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   (#237 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kody  English   (#770 in US 2015 popularity)

Cohen
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: priest
Info about origin: use of the frequent Jewish family name 'Cohen' as a given name
Words: kohein=the priest (Hebrew)
Variants: Cohen  English   (#336 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kohen  English   (#783 in US 2015 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   (#454 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kolby  English   (#827 in US 2015 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   (#115 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kole  English   (#764 in US 2015 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   (#59 in US 2015 popularity)
 Colt  English   (#337 in US 2015 popularity)
 Colten  English   (#548 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kolten  English   (#772 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kolton  English   (#416 in US 2015 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   (#887 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#54 in US 2015 popularity)
 Conner  English   (#256 in US 2015 popularity)
 Conor  English, Irish   (#477 in US 2015 popularity)
 Konnor  English   (#849 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#624 in US 2015 popularity)
 Conradin  German
 Konrad  German, Scandinavian, Polish
 Konradin  German
 Kunz  German
 Coen  Dutch   (#897 in US 2015 popularity)
 Conrado  Spanish
 Conradus  Dutch
 Corrado  Italian

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   (#77 in US 2015 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)
Female form: Corey
Variants: Corey  English   (#415 in US 2015 popularity)
 Cory  English   (#724 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#221 in US 2015 popularity)
 Korbin  English   (#594 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#912 in US 2015 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

Crosby
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: settlement by the cross
Info about origin: from a family name derived from an Old Norse place name with a meaning of 'settlement by the cross'
Words: kross=to cross (Old Norse) ; byr=the village, the settlement (Old Norse)
Variants: Crosby  English   (#576 in US 2015 popularity)

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   (#324 in US 2015 popularity)

Cullen
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Info about origin: origin uncertain, maybe from an English/Scottish family name
Variants: Cullen  English   (#571 in US 2015 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   (#526 in US 2015 popularity)
 Curt  English
 Curtiz  English
 Curzio  Italian

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   (#472 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kyros  German