Girl Dog Names That Start With C
Description:Diminutive of Candelaria, a name derived from candle and given in honor of the festival of Candlemas, which marks the presentation of Christ in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mother.
Origin:French, a dry white wine
Description:If you're actually considering this as a name for your child, you must have had a glass too many. But it's an awesome name for a white cat.
Origin:Spanish feminine form of Clement, Latin
Description:The Spanish version, with its -eena ending, takes the name out of the Oh My Darlin' realm, which for many American parents may be just the thing.
Origin:Spelling variation of Charlie, diminutive of Charles or Charlotte
Description:Variation of Charlie, with the unfortunately popular suffix -ee.
Description:Popular name in Israel, worth considering for a dark-haired daughter with a bit of a bohemian cast.
Origin:English from Latin
Description:Calloway is more popular among boys, while Callaway takes the title for girls. Perhaps it's the built-in floral nickname Calla.
Description:This kind of plainspoken nature name (think River and Sunshine) may still carry a whiff of the hippie, but this one has a nice, airy feel.
Origin:Spanish word name
Description:Like Araceli, Cielo is a heavenly name associated with the Virgin Mary. Cielo, the Spanish word for "sky," began being used as a name in honor of María del Cielo, a title for the Virgin Mary meaning "Mary of the Sky."
Origin:Modern invented name
Description:Cersei Lannister is one of the most villainous -- and, in a certain light, glamorous -- characters in HBO's Game of Thrones, played by beautiful actress Lena Headey.Though we can't say for sure how author George R.R. Martin came up with the character's name, it is a near-homophone with Circe, a seductive witch in Greek mythology.
Origin:English word name
Description:A snug word name that may appeal to hygge-minded parents. It reappeared on the US charts in both 2020 and 2022 after a gap of 55 years. It can be short for Cosima or Cosette/Cozette.
Origin:Variation of Charlie, short form of Charlotte or Charlene
Description:Variation of Charlie for those parents who are really looking to cut down on length. The Charli spelling may be most notable right now as the name of Tik-Tok star, dancer Charli D'Amelio.
Origin:English from French
Description:A rising surname name for girls — it's overwhelmingly feminine, despite the association with Kenny Chesney.
Description:Cookie is most often used as a dog name, and it should stay that way.
Origin:English, diminutive and surname
Description:Stylish name that might relate to nickname names like Katie or Kaylee or may honor women's rights leader Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Origin:Diminutive of Catherine
Description:One of the most popular nicknames of the fifties and sixties -- and who could forget the romantic heroine of "Wuthering Heights"? -- now largely ignored in favor of Cate or Kate.
Origin:Spanish from Greek
Meaning:"golden flower, chrysanthemum"
Description:Crisanta, while not related to Christine, would make a pretty and highly unusual alternative to that tried-and-true name. Because of its relationship to the chrysanthemum, the flower of the month of November, it's one of the recommended names for Scorpio babies as well as names for November babies. Crisanta might also give you a fresh route to nicknames like Cris, Crissy, or Cristie.
Origin:American place name, Algonquin
Description:Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have done it again for their third child: Chosen a name that feels iconic yet strangely inevitable. They named North and Saint's younger sister Chicago, after Kanye's hometown. The name Chicago derives from a Native American word for "wild garlic," which once grew plentifully in the Illinois city, the third most populous in the US.