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Cecilius
Latin. Name of an ancient Roman Caecilier family.
Caesar
Also: Caesar, Cesar. Latin. Nickname of an ancient Roman Julier family. Probably from caedere, caesum = "hit, hack, cut out", since the first "Caesar" was supposedly born by caesarean section. (Hence the name "Kaiser (= Caesar) cut".)
Cahil
Also: Kahil. Turkish. Meaning: "young; inexperienced".
Cajetan
Latin. Meaning: "the man from (the city) Gaeta".
Cajus
Latin. Meaning unknown.
Calixtus
Also: Calixt. Latin. Meaning: calix = "cup". Pope of the Middle Ages.
Calvin
American after the Swiss reformer Johann Calvin. Derived from the Latin. Meaning: "bald".
Cameron
Scottish. Meaning: "crooked nose". Originally a Scottish clan name. (Also possible as a female first name.)
Camille
French form of Camillus.
Camillo
Italian form of Camillus.
Camillus
Also: Camill. Latin. Meaning: “the honorable one; from a good family ”.
Can
Turkish. Meaning: "life". (Also possible as a female first name.)
Candid
Latin. Meaning: "bright, shiny, white, sincere".
Carl
Originally an old German nickname. Meaning: kar (a) l (Old High German) = “man; Husband "or kerle (Middle Low German) =" free man ".
Carlo
Italian form of Karl.
Carlos
Dutch, Spanish, and Portuguese forms of Karl.
Carlton
Also: Carleton. English minor form of Charlton.
Carol
Romanian form of Karl.
Carolus
Latin form of Karl.
Carsten
Low German variant of Christian.
Casimir
Slavic. Meaning: kaza = “to announce; show ”and me =“ peace ”.
Caspar
Persian. Meaning: kansbar or gazbar = "treasurer".
Cassius
Latin. Originally an ancient Roman gender name.
Cassian
Different form of Cassius.
Castor
Greek. According to the Greek legend.
Cecil
English form of Cäcilius.
Cedric, Cedrik
English given name derived from the Celtic. Probably inaccurate takeover of Cerdic (founder of the West Saxon Kingdom). Meaning: "friendly, amiable".
Cees
Also: Kees. Dutch short form of Cornelius.
Celio
Italian short form of Celestine.
Cemal
Arabic. Meaning: “Shine; Beauty".
Cesar
Romanesque form of Caesar.
Cesare
Italian form of Caesar.
Çetin
Turkish. Meaning: "fiery; lively ".
Chandra
Indian. Meaning: "moon".
Charles
English and French forms of Karl.
Charlie, Charly
English short forms of Charles or Karl.
Charlton
From Old English. Meaning: "the one from Charles's estate".
Chester
Originally an English family name.
Chim
Vietnamese. Meaning: "bird".
Clovis
From the Franconian after the Frankish king Clovis. Original form: Chlodovech = German form of Ludwig.
Chlothar
Old form of Lothar.
Chonz
Also: Conc. Swiss short form of Konrad. Meaning: kuoni = “bold; brave ”and rat =“ counselor ”.
Chris
Also: Christian. Short forms of Christian or Christoph.
Christer
Also: Krister. Danish and Swedish forms of Christian.
Christian
From Latin or Greek. Meaning: Latin Christianus = "the Christian"; Greek Christós = "the anointed".
Christ
Bulgarian short form of Christophorus.
Christoff, Christof, Christoffer
Reshaping from Christoph.
Christoph
Greek. Meaning: christo phóros = "Christ carrying".
Christophe
French form of Christoph.
Christopher
English form of Christoph.
Christophorus
Greek origin. Meaning: "Carrying Christ in the heart".
Christos
Greek. Meaning: "the anointed".
Chrysanthus
Also: Chrysant, Chrisanth. Greek. Meaning: chrysós = "gold" and ánthos = "flower".
Ciarán
Also: Cieran. Irish. Originally an epithet. Meaning: "black".
Ciril
Romanesque form of Cyrill.
Ciro
Spanish form of Cyrus.
Claas, Clas
Low German abbreviations for Nikolaus.
Clamor
Latin. Meaning: "Loud shout; friendly acclamation ”.
Clark
Also: Clarke, Clerk, Clerke. American form of the Latin clericus = “clergyman; Scholar; Scribe ”.
Claude
French form of Claudius.
Claudio
Italian form of Claudius.
Claudius
Latin. Meaning: “the lame; the limping ”. After the name of an ancient Roman Claudian family.
Claus
Independent short form of Nikolaus.
Clement
Latin. Meaning: clemens = "mild; gently".
Clement
English and French forms of Clement.
Clemente
Italian and Spanish forms of Clement.
cliff
Also: Clif. English short form of Clifton or Clifford.
Clifford
English. Originally an English place name.
Clive
English. Probably after the family name of Robert Clive (1725–1774, founder of British rule in the East Indies).
Celestine
Also: Celestine, Celestine, Celestine. Latin. Meaning: caelestis = "heavenly; belonging to heaven ”.
cola
Italian diminutive of Nicholas.
Colas
French short form of Nicolas.
Colin, Collin
English short forms of Nicholas.
Columban
Latin. Meaning: columba = "dove".
Conan
Celtic. Meaning: "Intelligence; Wisdom".
Connie
Also: Conny. English short form of Conrad and Constantin.
Connor, Conner
Irish. Meaning: "Strong will".
Conrad
Originally: Chunrat or Kuonrat (Old High German). Meaning: kuoni = “bold; brave ”and rat =“ counselor ”.
Conradin
Reduced form of Conrad.
Constantin
Latin. Meaning: constans = “to stand firmly; resistant".
Corbinian
Originally: Korwin. Latin. Meaning: raven
Cord
Also: Curd. Low German forms from Kurt.
Corentin
Celtic. Meaning: "friend".
Corin
French form of Quirin.
Cornelio
Spanish and Italian forms of Cornelius.
Cornelius
Short forms: Cornel, Kornel, Cornelis, Cors, Kors. Latin. After the Cornelier family name.
Corrado
Italian form of Konrad.
Corsin
Also: Corsinus. Latin. Meaning: corsus = "the Corsican (inhabitant of Corsica)".
Corvinus, Corvin
Latin. Meaning: "little raven".
Cosimo
Italian form of Cosmas.
Cosmas
Also: Cosmas. Greek. Meaning: kósmos = "order, shine, honor".
Cosmo
English and Italian forms of Cosmas.
Crispin
Also: Crispinus. Latin. Meaning: crispus = "with frizzy hair".
Crispo
Spanish form of Crispin.
Cristian
Also: Cristiano. Italian forms of Christian.
Cristobal
Spanish form of Christoph.
Cupid
Latin. Meaning: "Desire; Lust ". Roman god of love.
Curadin
Also: Curdin. Different form of Konradin.
Curd
Also: Curt. Low German form of Kurt.
Curtis
English or French. Meaning: curtise (French) = "polite, good, knightly".
Curzio
Italian form of Curtis or Kurt.
Cyprian
Also: Cyprianus. Greek. Meaning: kyprioi = "inhabitant of Cyprus".
Cyriac
Also: Cyriacus, Cyriakus, Zyriak, Zyriakus. Greek. Meaning: kyriakós = "belonging to the Lord" or kyrios = "the master; the gentleman".
Cyriel
Dutch form of Cyriac.
Cyril
Also: Cyrillus, Cyril, Cyrille (French). Greek. Meaning: kyrillos = diminutive of kyrios = “the master; the gentleman".
Cyrus
Greek. Meaning: kyrios = “the master; the gentleman". Or Persian Khurush = "sun".