Boy Dog Names That Start With C
Meaning:"hound of the plain"
Description:Once the exclusive property of country signer Conway Twitty, but now might join the in-crowd Connor/Colton/Corbin contingent.
Origin:Color and nature name
Description:Even among the range of blue names on the current baby naming palette -- Blue itself, Azure, Cerulean, Teal, Aqua, Cyan, Indigo -- Cobalt remains the most unusual, not to mention the most masculine.
Meaning:"descendant of Coltarán"
Description:The great sax player John Coltrane could be a cool naming inspiration for a jazz fan.
Description:French form of Callistus or Callixtus, borne by several popes and saints.
Meaning:"Son of Nicholas"
Description:A mostly undiscovered alternative to the ultra-popular Colton; just 80 baby boys were named Coleson in 2016. It's also a surname name in its own right.
Description:Naples-born Enrico Caruso was one of the greatest opera singers of all time. Recordings of his powerful singing voice are still in circulation today, nearly 100 years after his death.
Origin:English word name
Description:Though it sounds like a modern invention, Champ actually has a long history as a first name. It hit the Top 1000 several times just before and after the turn of the 20th Century.
Description:Carey is a surname name that works equally well on babies of all genders - Jazz great Carey Bell and motorcross champion Carey Hart are just two examples of how handsome this name can be for a boy.
Origin:Diminutive of Charles
Description:So far out it's almost ready to be let back in.
Meaning:"settlement of free men"
Description:A surname name, most popularly associated with actor Heston, has a blue-blooded ring to it. Charlton is also a more unusual pathway to evergreen nickname Charlie.
Description:A very common boys' name (and nickname) in Nigeria that some Americans will recognize as the name of one of the main characters on NBC's The Good Place.
Description:Short and curt.
Origin:English color name
Meaning:"rich deep red"
Description:Crimson is a rare unisex color name used more frequently among baby girls.
Origin:Scandinavian and German variation of Nicolas
Description:A very Christmas-y Christmas baby name, that may avoid the Santa image by instead adopting the alternative spelling Klaus.
Description:A distinctive alternative to Conan.
Description:Don't let the long-nose connotations put you off. Cyrano feels so current with names like Theo, Leo, Cypriano and Cyrus finding fans again and even the fictional character has so many redeeming features (poet, musicians, self-made man).
Description:Cagney is one of the spunkiest Irish surnames around, and could make a lively and fresher successor to the tired Casey.
Origin:Diminutive of Charles
Description:The jazziest nickname for Charles.
Description:This Welsh saint's name has an industrial edge.