C or K -- Your Choice

The C and K spellings have become interchangeable for many baby names. Here, a selection of boy names that work with either spelling.
  • Clayton

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    Almost fits into the wildly popular Jaden-Caden-Braden family -- but not quite; a possibility for parents who want a similar but more traditional name. Read More 

  • Clement

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    Clement, the name of fourteen popes and several saints, has a pleasantly, positive, slightly antiquated feel, like the phrase "clement weather."

    Clement C. Moore wrote the poem "A... Read More 

  • Coby

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    The new Cody. Read More 

  • Cody

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    In the early 1990s, Cody was in the Top 25 in the USA; but it has been in a sharp decline since then, nowadays ranking at 220. It retains a greater degree of popularity in the UK, however. Read More 

  • Cordell

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    An aristocratic occupational name, though the -ell ending brings it down-market. Read More 

  • Kade

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    Kade is a prime example of the new trend for substituting K's at the beginning of traditionally C-starting names. Read More 

  • Kaden

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    A popular member of popular family: Kadin, Kaeden, Kaiden, and Kayden -- along with Caden, Caiden, and Cayden, as well as Cade and Kade -- are all on the Top 1000 list. Read More 

  • Kaelan

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    The ae spelling gives the name a distinctly feminine feel. Read More 

  • Kai

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    Kai is a strong, evocative, exotic multi-cultural name -- meaning "sea" in Hawaiian, "forgiveness" in Japanese, "willow tree" in Navajo, and "food" in Maori-- that packs a lot of power in its... Read More 

  • Kale

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    Whether you think of it as Cale with a K, or a pet form of Kalen or Kaleb, this is just the kind of short, synthetic name finding a lot of favor now, but remember -- it's also the name of a... Read More 

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