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Cadence
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: cadence
Info about origin: from the English word 'cadence' for the rhythmic flow of a melody
Words:  (English)
Variants: Cadence  English   (#341 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kadence  English   (#575 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kaydence  English   (#347 in US 2015 popularity)

Callista
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: most beautiful
Variants: Callista  German, English
 Callie  English   (#196 in US 2015 popularity)

Cameron
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
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)
Male form: Cameron
Variants: Cameron  English, Scottish   (#530 in US 2015 popularity)
 Camryn  English   (#395 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kamryn  English   (#362 in US 2015 popularity)

Camilla
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: acolyte (?)
Info about origin:See male form Camillo
Variants: Camilla  Italian, English, Scandinavian   (#374 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kamilla  German
 Camila  English, Spanish, Portuguese   (#43 in US 2015 popularity)
 Camille  French   (#246 in US 2015 popularity)
 Millie  English   (#477 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kamila  Polish, Czech   (#328 in US 2015 popularity)

Cara
Language of origin: Italian
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: dear, beloved
Words: caro=dear (Italian)
Variants: Cara  German, Italian, English   (#727 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kara  German   (#508 in US 2015 popularity)

Cari
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: love
Words: caru=to love (Welsh)
Variants: Cari  Welsh, English

Carla
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Karl
Variants: Carla  German, English, Italian, Portuguese   (#873 in US 2015 popularity)
 Carola  German, English
 Carolin  German
 Carolina  German, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese   (#430 in US 2015 popularity)
 Carolyn  German, English   (#752 in US 2015 popularity)
 Karla  German, Scandinavian   (#510 in US 2015 popularity)
 Karola  German, Latinized
 Karolina  German
 Karoline  German
 Carlee  English   (#768 in US 2015 popularity)
 Carly  English   (#388 in US 2015 popularity)
 Carol  English
 Carole  French
 Caroline  French, English   (#62 in US 2015 popularity)
 Carolyne  English
 Charleigh  English   (#528 in US 2015 popularity)
 Karlee  English   (#700 in US 2015 popularity)
 Karlie  English   (#814 in US 2015 popularity)

Carmen
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Info about origin: from the Spanish title 'Virgen del Carmen' (Virgin Mary our Lady of Carmel)
 'carmel' or 'karmel' is a mountain in Israel, the site of several Christian monasteries and founding place of the Carmelite order
 the 'l' at the end became 'n' under the influence of Latin 'carmen' (song)
Words: karmel=the fruit garden, the fruitful land (Hebrew) ; carmen=the song (Latin)
Male form: Carmine
Variants: Carmen  Spanish   (#382 in US 2015 popularity)
 Carmela  Spanish
 Carmelia  Spanish
 Carmina  Spanish

Carson
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: female
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)
Male form: Carson
Variants: Carson  English, Scottish, Irish
 Karsyn  English   (#627 in US 2015 popularity)

Carter
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
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   (#533 in US 2015 popularity)
 Karter  English   (#689 in US 2015 popularity)

Casey
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: descendant of Cathasaigh
Info about origin: from the Irish family name 'Ë Cathasaigh' which means 'descendant of Cathasaigh'
 the name 'Cathasaigh' means 'vigilant'
Words: cathasaigh=vigilant (Old Irish)
Male form: Casey
Variants: Casey  English   (#814 in US 2015 popularity)

Cassandra
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Cassandra was a Trojan princess which gave a prophecy of the fall of Troja, but nobody would believe her
 very popular in England during the Middle Ages
 the meaning is not known for sure
Words: kad=to protrude (Old Greek) ; aner=the man (Old Greek)
Variants: Cassandra  German, English   (#511 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kassandra  German   (#758 in US 2015 popularity)

Cassidy
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: descendant of Caiside
Info about origin: from a Gaelic family name 'Ë Caiside' with the meaning 'descendant of Caiside'
 the first name 'Caiside' means 'curly haired'
 occasionally used as a male name as well
Words: gruaig=the hair (Old Irish) ; casta=curly (Old Irish)
Variants: Cassidy  English   (#257 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kassidy  English   (#465 in US 2015 popularity)

Cataleya
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Info about origin: maybe from 'Cattleya', the name of a genus of Orchids growing in South America
Variants: Cataleya  English   (#434 in US 2015 popularity)

Cecilia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: female form of the Roman family name 'Caecilius' which might be of unknown Etruscan origin
 normally seen as deriving from Latin 'caecus' (blind)
 known from Saint Cecilia, a martyr (3rd century AD)
Words: caecus=blind (Latin)
Variants: Cecilia  German, Italian, English, Spanish, Scandinavian   (#181 in US 2015 popularity)
 Cecilie  German
 Cńcilia  German
 Cńcilie  German
 Silka  German, Low German, Frisian
 Silke  German, Low German, Frisian
 Cecelia  English   (#544 in US 2015 popularity)
 Cecily  English
 CÚcile  French
 Shayla  English   (#800 in US 2015 popularity)
 Sheila  English, Irish
 Sile  Irish

Celina
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Variants: Celina  German
 Celine  German   (#824 in US 2015 popularity)
 Celia  Italian, Spanish   (#858 in US 2015 popularity)
 CÚline  French

Chanel
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: canal, channel
Info about origin: from an French family name meaning 'canal', 'channel'
Words: chanel=the canal, the channel (Old French)
Variants: Chanel  English   (#686 in US 2015 popularity)

Charlize
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Charlize  English   (#978 in US 2015 popularity)

Charlotte
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Karl
Variants: Charlotte  French, English, German   (#9 in US 2015 popularity)
 Charlott  French, English, German
 Lotte  German
 Carlota  Spanish
 Carlotta  Italian
 Charlee  English   (#282 in US 2015 popularity)
 Charley  English   (#517 in US 2015 popularity)
 Charli  English   (#553 in US 2015 popularity)
 Charlie  English   (#207 in US 2015 popularity)
 Charlotta  Scandinavian

Chaya
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: life
Info about origin:See male form Chayim
Variants: Chaya  English, Hebrew   (#758 in US 2015 popularity)

Chelsea
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of the name of the district Chelsea of London as given name
 the name of the district probably means 'landing place for chalk/limestone'
Words: cealc=the chalk, the limestone (Old English) ; hyth=the landing place, the harbor (Old English)
Variants: Chelsea  English   (#305 in US 2015 popularity)

Cherish
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: cherish
Info about origin: from the common English word 'cherish' (to value, to treasure)
 the word itself has Latin roots and came into English through Old French
Words:  (English) ; carus=dear, beloved (Latin)
Variants: Cherish  English   (#942 in US 2015 popularity)

Cheyenne
Language of origin: Dakota
Gender: female
Info about origin: name of a Native American people
Words: shahiyena=the unintelligible speakers (Dakota)
Variants: Cheyenne  English   (#347 in US 2015 popularity)

Chloe
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: green shoot, young shoot
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Chloe is a epithet of Demeter, the goddess of agriculture
 also known from a famous story of the 3rd century AD
Words: chloe=the green shoot, the young shoot (Old Greek)
Variants: Chloe  German, English   (#17 in US 2015 popularity)
 ChloÚ  French
 Khloe  English   (#100 in US 2015 popularity)

Christine
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: Christian woman
Info about origin:See male form Christian
Variants: Christine  German, French, English   (#793 in US 2015 popularity)
 Christa  German
 Christel  German
 Christiana  German, English
 Christiane  German, French
 Christina  German, English   (#333 in US 2015 popularity)
 Nane  German
 Tiana  German, English   (#603 in US 2015 popularity)
 Cristina  Italian, Spanish
 Kerstin  Scandinavian
 Kristen  Scandinavian   (#886 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kristin  Scandinavian
 Kristina  Scandinavian   (#741 in US 2015 popularity)

Ciara
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the black
Info about origin:See male form Kieran
Variants: Ciara  Irish   (#756 in US 2015 popularity)
 Keira  English   (#245 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kiara  English   (#397 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kiera  English   (#637 in US 2015 popularity)

Clare
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: clear, bright
Info about origin: derived from the Latin word 'clarus' (clear, bright), in Medieval times
 known from Saint Claire, follower of Saint Francis of Assisi and foundress of the order of the Poor Clares
Words: clarus=clear, bright (Latin)
Variants: Clare  English   (#729 in US 2015 popularity)
 Clara  German, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese   (#98 in US 2015 popularity)
 Clarina  German
 Clarina  German
 Clarinda  German
 Clarinde  German
 Clarissa  German, English, Italian   (#700 in US 2015 popularity)
 Klara  German
 Klarina  German
 Klarinda  German
 Klarinde  German
 Klarine  German
 Klarissa  German, Latinized
 Chiara  Italian
 Claire  French   (#49 in US 2015 popularity)
 Clarice  English

Claudia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the limping
Variants: Claudia  German, Italian, Spanish, Scandinavian   (#741 in US 2015 popularity)
 Klaudia  German, Hungarian
 Claude  French
 Claudette  French
 Claudina  English
 Claudine  French
 Gladis  English
 Gladys  English

Clementine
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the merciful, the gentle
Variants: Clementine  German, English, French   (#819 in US 2015 popularity)

C÷lestina
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: heavenly, of the sky
Variants: Coelestina  German
 Celeste  English   (#499 in US 2015 popularity)
 CÚlestine  French

Colleen
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: girl
Info about origin: popular only since the 1940's, mostly in the US and in Australia
 not used as given name in Ireland
Words: cailin=the girl (Old Irish)
Variants: Colleen  English
 Collins  English   (#703 in US 2015 popularity)

Cora
Language of origin: German
Gender: female
Info about origin: in German understood as short form of 'Cordula', 'Cordelia', and 'Cornelia'
Variants: Cora  German   (#88 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kora  German   (#623 in US 2015 popularity)

Coral
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Words: corallium=the coral (Latin)
Variants: Coral  English
 Coraline  English, French   (#576 in US 2015 popularity)

Cordula
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Words:  (Latin) ; (Latin)
Variants: Cordula  German, English
 Cordelia  German, English   (#948 in US 2015 popularity)

Corey
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
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)
Male form: Corey
Variants: Corey  English
 Kori  English   (#648 in US 2015 popularity)

Corinna
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: maiden, virgin
Info about origin: from the Greek name 'Korinna' deriving from the word 'kore' (maiden, virgin)
Words: kore=the maiden, the virgin (Old Greek)
Variants: Corinna  German, English, French
 Corina  German, English, French
 Korinna  German
 Korinne  German
 Corinne  French   (#733 in US 2015 popularity)

Courtney
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
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  English   (#752 in US 2015 popularity)

Crystal
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: crystal
Info about origin: use of the common word as given name
 the word itself is very old and can be traced back to Indoeuropean times
Words:  (English) ; krystallos=the ice (Old Greek) ; kreus=the crust, the ice crust (Indoeuropean)
Variants: Crystal  English   (#550 in US 2015 popularity)

Cynthia
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: woman from the mountain Kynthos on Delos island
Info about origin: originally an epithet of Artemis, the Greek goddess of the moon and of hunting
Variants: Cynthia  German, English   (#537 in US 2015 popularity)
 Cindy  English
 Cinzia  Italian