Boy names starting with C – origin, meaning & statistics 2022 267 beautiful and unique male baby names from Cade to Cyryl

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  • Cade means "gentle", "round", "lumpy" or "strength" in Old English ...
  • Caden means "son of Cadán" ...
  • Cadell means "battle" or "spirit of the battle" ...
  • Cady means "pure" and "rhythm", "flow" ...
  • Cael means "slender" ...
  • Caelan means "slender" or "narrow" or "slender and fair" ...
  • Caesar: It is not conclusively clarified, from which Latin term the name Caesar derived, but probably from "caedere", which means "to cut out" or "to hit" ...
  • Cai means "warrior", "victory of the people", "brave spearman", "from the town Gaeta", in Celtic "spear bearer/thrower" ...
  • Caiden: Kaiden means "son of Cadán" ...
  • Cailan means "child" in Scottish and "slender or "narrow" in Irish ...
  • Cain: The meaning of Cain is not clear ...
  • Caio means "rejoicing" or "joyful" ...
  • Caius means "rejoicing" or "joyful" ...
  • Cajetan means "from Caieta" ...
  • Cajus means "rejoicing" or "joyful" ...
  • Cal means "the bald one" ...
  • Calder: The name Calder means "rough waters" or "wild stream" and "calf valley" ...
  • Caleb means "dog", but also "with all his heart", "full of passion" ...
  • Calisto: Callisto means "most beautiful" ...
  • Calle means "man", "free man" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Callen means "descendant of Cathalán" or "brave little warrior" ...
  • Callan means "descendant of Cathalán" or "little battler" ...
  • Callisto means "most beautiful" ...
  • Callum means "dove" ...
  • Calum means "dove" ...
  • Calvin means "the bald one" ...
  • Caly means "she that conceals" and "she who hides", "pure" and "of the clearing" or "beautiful", "free woman", "beloved" or "valuable" ...
  • Cam means "crooked nose" or "orange" ...
  • Camden maybe means "of the enclosed valley" or "of the valley with camps or enclosures" ...
  • Camdyn maybe means "of the enclosed valley" or "of the valley with camps or enclosures" ...
  • Cameron means "crooked nose" ...
  • Camiel: The Roman cognomen Camillus was a name for "a youth employed in religious services" or a "priest"s assistant" ...
  • Camill: The Roman cognomen Camillus was a name for "a youth employed in religious services" ...
  • Camille: The Roman cognomen Camillus was a name for "a youth employed in religious services" ...
  • Camillo: The Roman cognomen Camillus was a name for "a youth employed in religious services" ...
  • Camillus: The unique meaning of the name Camillus is unsure, but the Roman cognomen Camillus was a name for "a youth employed in religious services" or a "priest"s assistant" ...
  • Camilo: The Roman cognomen Camillus was a name for "a youth employed in religious services" or a "priest"s assistant" ...
  • Campbell means "crooked mouth" ...
  • Can means "life" and "soul" in Turkey and by extension "sweetheart" or "darling" ...
  • Cane means "acquired", "spear", "craftsman", "smith" or "minister", "administrator" ...
  • Cano means "soul" ...
  • Canyon means "small reed" ...
  • Cannon means "church official", "clergyman" or "canon" ...
  • Caolán means "slender" or "narrow" ...
  • Carim means "noble" and "generous" ...
  • Carl means "man", "free man" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Carles means "man", "free man" and "warrior" or "army" ...
  • Carlo means "man", "free man" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Carlos means "man", "free man" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Carlson means "son of Karl" ...
  • Carmen means "song" and "garden", "orchard" or "fertile land" or "vineyards of God" ...
  • Carol means "man", "free man/woman" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Caro means "free" for girls and "dear" or "beloved" for boys ...
  • Carolus means "man", "free man" and "warrior" or "army" ...
  • Carson: The meaning of Carson is unknown ...
  • Carsen: The meaning of Carsen is unknown ...
  • Carsten means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" or "messiah" ...
  • Carter means "one who uses a cart" or "transporter of goods by cart" ...
  • Carwyn: The name Carwyn has the meaning "blessed love" ...
  • Cas means "treasurer", "treasure-bearer" and "holder of the treasury" ...
  • Casey means "descendant of Cathasach" and "vigilant" or "watchful" ...
  • Cash means "maker of chests", "box maker" ...
  • Casimir means "bringer of peace" and "proclamation of peace", but on the contrary as well "troublemaker" or "destroyer of peace" ...
  • Cason means "calf" and "town", "settlement" ...
  • Caspar means "treasurer", "treasure-bearer" and "holder of the treasury" ...
  • Cassi: The female name Cassi means "shining upon men", "who fills men with love", "catcher of men" and "entangler of men" ...
  • Casimiro means "bringer of peace" and "proclamation of peace", but on the contrary as well "troublemaker" or "destroyer of peace" ...
  • Cassidy means "descendant of Caiside" and "curly haired" ...
  • Cassian means "empty" and "vain" ...
  • Casper means "treasurer", "treasure-bearer" and "holder of the treasury" ...
  • Cassiel means "speed of God", "God is my cover", "cover of God" or "God is my anger" ...
  • Cassius means "empty" and "vain" ...
  • Castiel means "shield of God" and is also the patron saint of all children born on Thursday ...
  • Cathal means "strong in battle", "battle rule" ...
  • Cato: For girls, Cato means "pure", "each of the two", "hundred", "far off", but as well "torture" ...
  • Cay means "warrior", "victory of the people", "brave spearman", "from the town Gaeta", in Celtic "spear bearer/thrower" ...
  • Cayden means "son of Cadán" ...
  • Cayson: There is no meaning of the name Cayson ...
  • Caïn: The meaning of Caïn is not clear ...
  • Caz means "bringer of peace", "proclamation of peace" and "troublemaker" or "destroyer of peace" and "descendant of Cathasach" and "vigilant" or "watchful" ...
  • Caïus: Caius means "rejoicing" or "joyful" ...
  • Cecil means "blind", "of the Caecilius family" and "sixth" ...
  • Cedar means "cedar tree" ...
  • Cedric means "warlord" or "war chief" and "loved one" ...
  • Celeste means "heavenly", "of the sky" ...
  • Cedrik means "warlord" or "war chief" and "loved one" ...
  • Cedrick means "warlord" or "war chief" and "loved one" ...
  • Celestin means "heavenly" and "of the sky" ...
  • Celestine means "of the sky" or "heavenly" ...
  • Celian means "heavenly" ...
  • Celio means "heavenly" ...
  • Cera means "bright red" ...
  • Cesar: It is not conclusively clarified, from which Latin term the name Cesar derived, but probably from "caedere", which means "to cut out" or "to hit" ...
  • Cesco means "belonging to the people of the Franks", but as well "free man" ...
  • Chael means "who is like God?" ...
  • Ceylan means "gazelle" or "antelope" ...
  • Chal means "son" and "boy" ...
  • Chandler means "candle seller" ...
  • Chalin: The girl"s name Chalin means "exalted one" and the boy"s name Chalin means "boy" or "son" ...
  • Chance: Chauncey doesn"t have a meaning, therefore Chance means "luck", "fortune", "chance" ...
  • Chandra means "the Moon" ...
  • Chananja means "Yahweh has been gracious" ...
  • Channing means "people from Cana", with Cana being a nickname for a place, but historians aren"t exactly sure where ...
  • Chares means "grace" and "kindness" ...
  • Charlie means "woman" or "man", "free woman" or "free man" and "warrior", "warrior woman" or "army" ...
  • Charli means "woman" or "man" and "free woman" or "free man" and "warrior", "warrior woman" or "army" ...
  • Charles means "man", "free man" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Charley means "woman" or "man" and "free woman" or "free man" and "warrior", "warrior woman" or "army" ...
  • Charly means "woman" or "man" and "free woman" or "free man" and "warrior", "warrior woman" or "army" ...
  • Charlye means "woman" or "man", "free woman" or "free man" and "warrior", "warrior woman" or "army" ...
  • Chase means "hunter", "huntsman" ...
  • Chas means "man", "free man", "free woman" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Chasid means "devout" ...
  • Chasper means "treasurer", "treasure-bearer" and "holder of the treasury" ...
  • Chauncey is of unknown meaning ...
  • Chaviv means "loved one" in Hebrew ...
  • Chaz means "man", "free man" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Chester means "fortress", "camp" ...
  • Chet means "fortress", "camp" ...
  • Chett means "fortress", "camp" ...
  • Chihiro: Chihito means "thousand fathoms" or "great depth" ...
  • Chika means "God is supreme" or "God is the greatest" in Western African ...
  • Chinelo means "God"s strength" or "the thought of God" in Igbo ...
  • Chogan means "black bird" ...
  • Chris means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" ...
  • Christen means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" or "messiah" ...
  • Christer means "a Christian" and "follower of Christ" and "anointed" ...
  • Christiaan means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" ...
  • Christian means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" or "messiah" ...
  • Christiano means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" ...
  • Christie "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" ...
  • Christiern means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" or "messiah" ...
  • Christlieb means "love of Christ" or "love for Christ" ...
  • Christmas means "Christ festival" ...
  • Christo means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christoff means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christof means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christoph means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christopher means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christoffer means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christophe means "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christopherus means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christophoros means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Christy means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" ...
  • Cian means "ancient" and "enduring one" ...
  • Chuck means "man", "free man" and "warrior", "army" ...
  • Ciaran means "black", "dark" or "little dark one" and "little black-haired one" ...
  • Cicero means "chickpea" ...
  • Ciarán means "black", "dark" or "little dark one" and "little black-haired one" ...
  • Cieran means "black" and "dark" ...
  • Cilian means "little warrior" and "bright-headed" and "monk"s cell" or "little church" ...
  • Cillian means "little warrior" and "bright-headed" and "monk"s cell" or "little church" ...
  • Cirill means "lord" and "master" ...
  • Ciril means "lord" and "master" ...
  • Ciro means "lord" and "young", "far sighted" in Vedic ...
  • Cirus means "sun" or "like the sun" ...
  • Cisco means "belonging to the people of the Franks", but as well "free man" ...
  • Claas means "victory of the people" ...
  • Claass means "victory of the people" ...
  • Claes means "victory of the people" ...
  • Clancy means "son of Flannchadh" and "red-haired warrior" ...
  • Clark means "scribe" or "cleric" ...
  • Clas means "victory of the people" ...
  • Claud means "lame", "crippled" or "limping", but recent research assumes that it is a name of unknown meaning or just means "of the Patrician Claudii" ...
  • Claude means "lame", "crippled" or "limping", but recent research assumes that it is a name of unknown meaning or just means "of the patrician Claudii" ...
  • Claudio likely means "lame", "crippled" or "limping", but recent research assumes that it is a name of unknown meaning or just means "of the patrician Claudii" ...
  • Claudius likely means "lame", "crippled" or "limping", but recent research assumes that it is a name of unknown meaning or just means "of the patrician Claudii" ...
  • Claus means "victory of the people" ...
  • Clayton means "of the clay settlement" ...
  • Clement means "merciful", "gentle" ...
  • Clemens means "merciful", "gentle" ...
  • Clemenz means "merciful", "gentle" ...
  • Clif means "cliff" or "ford by a cliff" and "settlement by a cliff" ...
  • Cliff means "cliff" or "ford by a cliff" and "settlement by a cliff" ...
  • Clifford means "ford by a cliff", "cliff-side ford" or "who lives near the ford by the cliff" ...
  • Clifton means "settlement by a cliff" ...
  • Clint means "settlement on a hill", "hilltop town" or "settlement on the River Glyme" ...
  • Clinton means "settlement on a hill", "hilltop town" or "settlement on the River Glyme" and "village on the Glym brook" ...
  • Cloud is actually an everyday English word ...
  • Clyde: There is no meaning of the name Clyde ...
  • Cláudio likely means "lame", "crippled" or "limping", but recent research assumes that it is a name of unknown meaning or just means "of the patrician Claudii" ...
  • Clément means "merciful", "gentle" ...
  • Codi means "descendant of Cuidightheach" and "helpful person", because Cuidightheach was originally a byname for a helpful person ...
  • Cody means "descendant of Cuidightheach" and "helpful person" or "helper", because Cuidightheach was originally a byname for a helpful person ...
  • Codie means "descendant of Cuidightheach" and "helpful person", because Cuidightheach was originally a byname for a helpful person ...
  • Cohen means "priest" ...
  • Colden means "cold valley", "dark valley" ...
  • Cola: In Italian, Cola means "victory of the people" ...
  • Cole: The name Cole means "charcoal" or "coal black" in Old English ...
  • Coen means "brave counsel" ...
  • Colin means "victory of the people" and "whelp", "young dog" in Gaelic ...
  • Colja means "victory of the people" ...
  • Collin means "victory of the people" and "whelp", "young dog" in Gaelic ...
  • Colm means "dove" ...
  • Colton means "charcoal town" ...
  • Colum means "dove" ...
  • Columba means "dove" ...
  • Conan means "little wolf" or "little hound" ...
  • Conn either means "intellect" or "mind" or "head" and "chief" ...
  • Conni: Depending on the name of origin, Conny means "of the Cornelius family" and "horn", "constant", "steadfast" or "brave counsel" ...
  • Conner is a combination of "hound", "dog", "wolf" and "desiring" ...
  • Connie: Depending on the name of origin, Connie means "of the Cornelius family" and "horn", "constant", "steadfast" or "brave counsel" ...
  • Connor has the meaning "lover of wolves" or "lover of hounds" ...
  • Conny: Depending on the name of origin, Conny means "of the Cornelius family" and "horn", "constant", "steadfast" or "brave counsel" ...
  • Conor has the meaning "lover of wolves" or "lover of hounds" ...
  • Conradin means "brave counsel" ...
  • Conrad means "brave counsel" ...
  • Constant means "steadfast" and "constant" ...
  • Constantin means "steadfast" and "constant" ...
  • Constantijn means "steadfast" and "constant" ...
  • Constantine means "steadfast" and "constant" ...
  • Constantino means "steadfast" and "constant" ...
  • Cooper means "barrel maker" ...
  • Corban means "raven" in Latin and "a gift/sacrifice devoted to God" in Hebrew ...
  • Corbin means "raven" ...
  • Corbinian means "raven" ...
  • Cord means "brave counsel" ...
  • Corbyn means "raven" ...
  • Cordt means "brave counsel" ...
  • Corey means "in a caidron/hollow", "maiden", "horn", "born late" or "heart" and "raven" ...
  • Corie means "of the Cornelius family" and "horn" and "in a caidron/hollow", "maiden", "raven", "a multitude", "born late" or "heart" ...
  • Corneille means "of the Cornelii family" and "horn" ...
  • Cornelius means "of the Cornelii family" and "horn" ...
  • Corrie means "of the Cornelius family" and "horn" and "in a caidron/hollow", "maiden", "raven", "a multitude", "born late" or "heart" ...
  • Corvin means "raven" or "little raven" ...
  • Corvinus means "raven" or "little raven" ...
  • Cosimo means "decency" and "order" ...
  • Cosmas means "decency", "order" and "beauty" ...
  • Cosmo means "decency", "order" and "beauty" ...
  • Costantino means "steadfast" and "constant" ...
  • Cove means "small coastal inlet" or "cove" ...
  • Crew means "crew" or "a group of people", but as well "weir" ...
  • Cristian "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" ...
  • Cristiano means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" ...
  • Cristián means "a Christian" or "follower of Christ" and "anointed" or "messiah" ...
  • Cristoforo means "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Cristopher means "bearing Christ", "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Cristóbal means "Christ bearer" or "bearing Christ in one"s heart" ...
  • Crosby means "town with crosses" or "settlement by the cross" ...
  • Cruise means "cross", referring to the cross of the crucifixion ...
  • Cruz means "cross", referring to the cross of the crucifixion ...
  • Cuno means "brave" or "clan" and "family" ...
  • Curadin means "brave counsel" ...
  • Curt means "courteous" and "brave counselor" ...
  • Curdin means "brave counsel" ...
  • Curtis means "courteous" ...
  • Cyan means "greenish blue" ...
  • Cylian means "little warrior" and "bright-headed" and "monk"s cell" or "little church" ...
  • Cypress means "cypress" ...
  • Cyriacus means "of the Lord" ...
  • Cyriakus means "of the Lord" ...
  • Cyriel means "lord" and "master" ...
  • Cyril means "lord" and "master" ...
  • Cyrille means "lord" and "master" or "lady" and "mistress" ...
  • Cyrill means "lord" and "master" ...
  • Cyrus could mean "sun" or "like the sun" ...
  • Cyryl means "lord" and "master" ...
  • Cáel means "slender" or "narrow" ...
  • Cécil means "blind" and "of the Caecilius family" ...
  • Cäsar: It is not conclusively clarified, from which Latin term the name Cäsar derived, but probably from "caedere", which means "to cut out" or "to hit" ...
  • Cédric means "warlord" or "war chief" and "loved one" ...
  • Céleste means "heavenly", "of the sky" ...
  • Célestin means "heavenly" and "of the sky" ...
  • Célian means "heavenly" ...
  • Célio means "heavenly" ...
  • César: It is not conclusively clarified, from which Latin term the name César derived, but probably from "caedere", which means "to cut out" or "to hit" ...
  • Cézar: It is not conclusively clarified, from which Latin term the name Cézar derived, but probably from "caedere", which means "to cut out" or "to hit" ...

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