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  1. : Northern Vietnamese unisex name meaning "the eldest; the first."
  2. CADE: English surname transferred to forename use, originally a byname for someone or something "round and lumpy."
  3. CADÁN: Variant spelling of Irish Cathán, meaning "little battle."
  4. CADASSI: Chamoru name meaning "to have something of the sea."
  5. CADELL: Old Irish and Welsh name composed of cad "battle" and the diminutive suffix -ell, hence "little battle."
  6. CADEN: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from McCadden, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cadáin "son of Cadán," hence "little battle." 
  7. CADENCE: English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin cadens "to fall," hence "flow of rhythm."
  8. CADEYRN: Welsh legend name of the second son of Vortigern, composed of the elements cad "battle" and teyrn "lord, king," hence "battle lord."
  9. CADFAEL: Welsh name composed of the elements cad "battle" and fael/mail "prince," hence "battle prince." This is a very rare name with only one instance found recorded, the name of a saint also known as Cadoc and Catmail.
  10. CADFAN: Welsh name composed of the elements cad "battle" and fan(g) "raven," hence "battle raven." 
  11. CADMUS: Latin form of Greek Kadmos, meaning "the east." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Europa. He is said to have founded the city of Thebes and introduced the alphabet to the Phoenicians. 
  12. CADOC: Welsh name derived from the word cad, meaning "battle."
  13. CADOGAN: Anglicized form of Welsh Cadwgawn, meaning "battle glory."
  14. CADOMEDD: Welsh name meaning "battle-shirker."
  15. CADWALADER: Welsh name composed of the elements cad "battle" and gwaladr "leader," hence "battle leader."
  16. CADWALLADER: Variant spelling of Welsh Cadwalader, meaning "battle leader."
  17. CADWGAWN: Welsh myth name mentioned in the Mabinogion, composed of the elements cad "battle" and gwogawn "honor, glory," hence "battle glory." 
  18. CÆCILIUS: Old Roman Latin family name derived from the byname Cæcus, meaning "blind."
  19. CÆCUS: Latin byname derived from the word cæcus, meaning "blind."
  20. CAEDMON: This is the name of an Anglo-Saxon poet mentioned by Bede, perhaps composed of caed "battle" and man "place, spot," hence "place of battle."
  21. CÁEL: Irish Gaelic name derived from the word caol, meaning "slender." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior of the Fianna.
  22. CÁELÁN: Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Cáel ("slender"), hence "little slender one."
  23. CÆLESTINUS: Roman name derived from Latin unisex Cælestis, meaning "heavenly."
  24. CÆLESTIS: Latin unisex name meaning "heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the god Jupiter (Jupiter Cælestis) and the goddess Diana (Diana Cælestis).
  25. CÆLINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Cælius, meaning "heaven."
  26. CÆLIUS: Old Roman family name, probably derived from Latin clum, meaning "heaven."
  27. CAÉMGEN: Modern form of Old Irish Coemgen, meaning "little comely one."
  28. CAERWYN: Variant spelling of Welsh Carwyn, meaning "fair love."
  29. CÆSAR: Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "severed." In the bible, this is the surname of Julius Caesar, which adopted by Octavius Augustus and his successors afterwards became a title, and was appointed by the Roman emperors as part of their title.
  30. CAETANO: Portuguese form of Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
  31. ÇAĞATAY: Variant spelling of Turkish Chagatai. Of unknown meaning.
  32. CAHAL: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathal, meaning "battle ruler."
  33. CAHIR: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Cathaoir, meaning "warrior."
  34. CAI
    1. Variant spelling of Scandinavian Kai, possibly meaning "lord."
    2. Welsh name, possibly derived from Latin Caius, meaning "lord." In Arthurian legend, this was the name of a Knight of the Round Table.
  35. CAIAPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kaiaphas, meaning "as comely." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a high priest of the Jews. 
  36. CAIETANUS: Roman Latin name meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)." According to Strabo, the place name Caieta was derived from the Greek word kaiétas, meaning "cave," and Virgil tells us that Caieta was the name of Aeneas' wet-nurse who was buried there. 
  37. CAILEAN: Scottish Gaelic name meaning "whelp; young pup."
  38. CAILTE: Irish name meaning "the thin man." This is the name of a character from the Fenian cycle.
  39. CAIN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qayin ("acquired, possessed") and Greek Kaïn ("maker; fabricator" i.e. "smith"). In the bible, this is the name of Adam and Eve's first son who killed his brother Abel
  40. CAÏN: French form of Hebrew Qayin ("acquired, possessed") and Greek Kaïn ("maker; fabricator" i.e. "smith"). 
  41. CAINAN
    1. Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning "possession." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh
    2. Anglicized form of Greek Kaïnam, meaning "their smith." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a son of an ancestor of Christ.
  42. CAINNEACH: Variant spelling of Gaelic Cainnech, meaning "comely; finely made." 
  43. CAINNECH: Gaelic byname meaning "comely; finely made." Kenneth is an Anglicized form. 
  44. CAIRBRE: Irish Gaelic legend name of an Ulster warrior, meaning "charioteer."
  45. CAIRO: American English name derived from the name of the Egyptian city of Cairo, from Arabic al-Qāhira, meaning "victorious." 
  46. CAISIDE: Gaelic byname derived from the word cas meaning "curly(-headed.)" Cassidy is the Anglicized form.
  47. CAIUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Gaius, meaning "lord."
  48. CAJ
    1. Short form of Italian Cajetan, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
    2. Variant spelling of Scandinavian Kai, meaning "lord." 
  49. CAJETAN: Italian form of Roman Latin Caietanus, meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)."
  50. CAL: Short form of English Calvin "little bald one," and other names beginning with Cal-.
  51. CALBHACH: Irish Gaelic name meaning "bald."
  52. CALDER: English surname transferred to forename use, probably from the place name Calder in Cumbria, composed of the Welsh elements caled "hard; violent," and dwfr "stream, water," hence "violent water."
  53. CALE: Short form of English Caleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid."
  54. CALEB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into Israel by Moses.
  55. CALIGULA: This is a pet name for the despotic Gaius Julius Cæsar Augustus Germanicus, third Roman Emperor, meaning "little boots." Roman historian Suetonius referred to him as a "monster." He was a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (gens Julia and gens Claudia), all of whom were linked through marriage and adoption. It is interesting to note that the founder of the clan of Claudia, Appius Claudius Sabinus Inregillensis, was also "harsh by nature," according to Livy.
  56. CALIX: Short form of Latin Callixtus, meaning "most beautiful."
  57. CALLAHAN: Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the personal name Ceallachán, possibly meaning "little bright-headed one." 
  58. CALLIAS: Latin form of Greek Kallias, meaning "beauty."
  59. CALLICRATES: Latin form of Greek Kallikrates, meaning "beauty-power."
  60. CALLISTO: Italian form of Latin Callistus, meaning "most beautiful." Compare with feminine Callisto.
  61. CALLISTRATE: Latin form of Greek Kallistrates, meaning "beauty-army."
  62. CALLISTRATUS: Latin form of Greek Kallistratos, meaning "beauty-army."
  63. CALLISTUS: Latin form of Greek Kallistos, meaning "most beautiful."
  64. CALLIXTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Callistus, meaning "most beautiful."
  65. CALLUM: Variant spelling of Scottish Calum, meaning "dove."
  66. CALOGERO: Italian form of Latin Calogerus, meaning "beautiful elder."
  67. CALOGERUS: Latin form of Greek Kalogeros, meaning "beautiful elder."
  68. CALUM: Scottish form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
  69. CALVAGH: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Calbhach, meaning "bald."
  70. CALVERT: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from Middle English calfhirde, meaning "calf-herder."
  71. CALVIN: English name derived from Latin Calvinus, meaning "little bald one."
  72. CALVINO: Italian form of Latin Calvinus, meaning "little bald one."
  73. CALVINUS: Latin form of the French surname Chauvin, from a diminutive of Norman calve ("bald"), hence "little bald one."
  74. CAM: Short form of Scottish unisex Cameron ("crooked nose"), and other names beginning with Cam-.
  75. CAMBYSES: Latin form of Greek Kambyses, probably meaning "handsome king." 
  76. CAMDEN: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements camp "enclosure" and denu "valley," hence "enclosed valley."
  77. CAMERON: Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the name of the great Highland clans whose ancestor had an ungraceful proboscis, composed of the Gaelic elements cam "bent, crooked" and sròn "nose," hence "crooked nose."
  78. CAMILLE: French unisex form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
  79. CAMILLO: Italian form of Roman Latin Camillus, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
  80. CAMILLUS: Roman family name, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
  81. CAMILO: Spanish form of Roman Latin Camillus, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
  82. CAMP: English short form of Scottish Campbell, meaning "crooked mouth."
  83. CAMPBELL: Scottish surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Gaelic elements cam "bent, crooked" and beul "mouth," hence "crooked mouth."
  84. CAMPION: Norman French surname transferred to English forename use, derived from the word campion, which was originally a status name for a professional "champion."
  85. CAMRON: English masculine variant spelling of Scottish Cameron, meaning "crooked nose."
  86. CAN: Turkish name meaning "life."
  87. CANAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chanan, meaning "compassionate, merciful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin
  88. CANCHERIYB (סַנְחֵרִיב): Hebrew form of Akkadian Sinahheeriba, meaning "Sin (moon god) has taken the place of brothers to me." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Assyria, son of Sargon II.
  89. CANDELARIO: Masculine form of Spanish Candelaria, meaning "candle."
  90. CANICUS: Latinized form of Scottish Gaelic Cináed (English Kenneth), meaning "born of fire." 
  91. CANUTUS: Latin form of Old Norse Knútr, meaning "knot." In use by the Norwegians and Swedish.
  92. CAOIDHEAN: Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Caointean, meaning "fifth."
  93. CAOIMHEÁN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caoimhín, meaning "little comely one." This form just uses a different diminutive suffix.
  94. CAOIMHÍN: Variant form of Irish Gaelic Caémgen, meaning "little comely one." Kevin is an Anglicized form.
  95. CAOINDEALBHÁN: Old Gaelic name composed of caoin "comely, fair," dealbh "form," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little fair-formed one."
  96. CAOINTEAN: Scottish Gaelic form of Old French Quentin, meaning "fifth."
  97. CAOLÁN: Gaelic name composed of the word caol "narrow" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little slender one."
  98. CAOLLADHE: Old Gaelic name derived from the element caol, meaning "slender."
  99. CAOMH: Gaelic name derived from the word caomh, meaning "beloved, comely." 
  100. CAOMHGHIN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Caémgen, meaning "little comely one." 
  101. CAPANEUS: Latin form of Greek Kapaneus, meaning "arrogant." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Seven Against Thebes. He is said to have had a body of immense size and strength, but he was notoriously arrogant and was eventually struck and killed by a thunderbolt sent by Zeus. His wife Evadne committed suicide by throwing herself on his funeral pyre. 
  102. CARADAWC: Variant spelling of Welsh Caradawg, meaning "dearly loved."
  103. CARADAWG: Medieval form of Welsh Caradoc, derived from the root car "love," meaning "dearly loved."
  104. CARADOC: Variant spelling of Welsh Caradog, meaning "dearly loved." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table. He was husband to Tegau Eurfon (their love was called one of the three surpassing bonds of Britain). He was Arthur's chief elder at Celliwig, and had a horse named Luagor ("host-splitter"). Sir Caradoc was also known as Briefbras ("short arm"), the French translation of Welsh freichfras, meaning "strong arm."
  105. CARADOG: A derivative of ancient Welsh Caradawg, meaning "dearly loved."
  106. CARATACUS: Latin form of Welsh Caradog, meaning "dearly loved."
  107. CARBREY: Anglicized form of Gaelic Cairbre, meaning "charioteer." In Irish and Scottish use.
  108. CARBRY: Variant spelling of English Carbrey, meaning "charioteer."
  109. CAREY: Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
  110. CARI: Variant spelling of English unisex Cary, meaning "dark one." 
  111. CARL: Older spelling of German Karl, meaning "man." 
  112. CARLES: Catalan form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
  113. CARLISLE: From the name of a city in northwest England where the Romans settled and named Lugovalio "place of Lugovalos." Lugovalio was later shortened to Leol and prefixed with the British word caer "fortress," rendering the name Carleol, "fortress of Lugovalos," from which Carlyle was derived. In Arthurian legend, this was the name of the place where Guinevere's affair with Sir Lancelot was exposed, and where she was sentenced to death. 
  114. CARLIN: Irish Gaelic unisex name meaning "little champion." 
  115. CARLITO: Pet form of Portuguese/Spanish Carlos ("man"), meaning "little Carlos" or "little man."
  116. CARLITOS: Variant spelling of Portuguese/Spanish Carlito, meaning "little Carlos" or "little man."
  117. CARLO: Italian form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
  118. CARLOMAN: German name composed of the personal name Carl, "man," and the word mann "man," hence "Carl the man" or "man of man." This name was borne by many royal historical figures, including a son of Charlemagne and a king of the West Franks.
  119. CARLOS: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
  120. CARLTON: Variant spelling of English Charlton, meaning "settlement of the free peasants."
  121. CARLYLE: Variant spelling of English Carlisle, meaning "fortress of Luguvalos."
  122. CARMELO: Spanish masculine form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
  123. CARMI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Karmiy, meaning "a vinedresser" or "my vineyard." In the bible, this is the name of a Judaite, father of Achan, and the name of the fourth son of Reuben.
  124. CARMINE: Latin name meaning "song." 
  125. CARNI (קַרְנִי): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Karni, meaning "my horn," a symbol of strength. 
  126. CAROL: Short form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man." Compare with feminine Carol. In use by the Romanians.
  127. CAROLUS: Latin form of German Karl, meaning "man."
  128. CARPUS: Latin form of Greek Karpos, meaning "fruit." In mythology, this is the name of a son of the nymph Chloris and the god Zephyrus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian at Troas mentioned in the second epistle of Timothy (2 Ti. 4:13).
  129. CARRAN: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ciarán, meaning "little black one." 
  130. CARROL: Variant spelling of English Carroll, meaning "hacker."
  131. CARROLL: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Cearbhall, meaning "hacker."
  132. CARSTEN: German form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  133. CARTER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "carter," someone who uses a cart.
  134. CARVER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "carver" of wood or stone.
  135. CARWYN: Modern Welsh name composed of the elements cār "love" and (g)wyn "fair, holy, pure, white," hence "fair love."
  136. CARY: Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ciardha "descendant of Ciardha," hence "dark one."
  137. CASEY: American English name bestowed in honor of the folk hero Casey Jones who got this byname from his place of birth, Cayce, Kentucky, which came from the Irish surname Cayce, an Anglicized form of Gaelic � Cathasaigh "descendant of Cathasach," hence "vigilant, wakeful." Compare with feminine Casey.
  138. CASHILE: African Zulu name meaning "hidden; child of a concealed birth." 
  139. CASIMIR: English form of Latin Casimiria, meaning "commands peace."
  140. CASIMIRIA: Latin form of Polish Kazimierz, meaning "commands peace."
  141. CASIMIRO: Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form of Latin Casimiria, meaning "commands peace."
  142. CASPAR: Dutch form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." 
  143. CASPER: English form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning "treasure bearer." Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Casper is one of them, the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Also spelled Jasper and Kasper.
  144. CASSIAN: A derivative of Roman Latin Cassius, possibly meaning "empty, hollow."
  145. CASSIDY: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caiside, "descendant of Caiside," hence "curly(-headed)."
  146. CASSIEL: Latinized form of Hebrew Kafziel, meaning "speedy one of God." In Jewish lore, Kafziel is the name of an archangel. Unlike most of the other angels, Kafziel is a watcher, rather than a doer. He is called the angel of solitude and tears, and presides over the deaths of kings. He is associated with the Seventh Heaven, the planet Saturn, and has even been worshiped by Satanists. 
  147. CASSIUS: Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin cassus, meaning "empty, hollow."
  148. CASTOR: Latin form of Greek Kastor, meaning "beaver." In mythology, Castor and Pollux ("very sweet") are the twin sons of Jupiter and Leda and are known as the Dioskouroi ("boys of Zeus") and the Gemini twins.
  149. CATAHECASSA: Native American Shawnee name meaning "black hoof."
  150. CĂTĂLIN: Romanian name which may be a masculine form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure."

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