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Dog Names That Start With C

  1. CordHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Cordell
    • Meaning:

      "maker or seller of rope or cord"
    • Description:

      This is the kind of strong one-syllable boy's name many parents are seeking these days. The more musical Chord was introduced by hot young actor Chord Overstreet.
  2. CrisantaHeart
    • 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.
  3. CamiHeart
    • CleliaHeart
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "famous"
      • Description:

        The obscure yet not unappealing name of a legendary heroine of Rome. The ancient Clelia escaped an Etruscan invader by swimming across the Tiber River.
    • CarsonHeart
      • Origin:

        English and Scottish surname
      • Meaning:

        "son of the marsh dwellers"
      • Description:

        Very popular surname choice — it's in the Boys' Top 100 — beginning to catch on for girls. First female association: novelist Carson McCullers.
    • CloudHeart
      • Origin:

        Nature name
      • 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.
    • ConlanHeart
      • Origin:

        Irish
      • Meaning:

        "hero"
      • Description:

        Undiscovered Irish surname.
    • CallaghanHeart
      • Origin:

        Irish
      • Meaning:

        "lover of churches"
      • Description:

        A classic Irish "top-o'-the-mornin' surname with a lot of rhythm and pizzazz.
    • CadellHeart
      • Origin:

        Welsh
      • Meaning:

        "battle"
      • Description:

        Cadell is a surname that is unlikely to win many supporters, except perhaps from parents looking for an alternative to Caden. But while Cadell is more distinctive, that L ending is weaker and less appealing than Caden's strong N.
    • CorianderHeart
      • Origin:

        Greek
      • Meaning:

        "bed bug"
      • Description:

        This herb is also known as cilantro. It's meaning, "bed bug" is on account of its smell, characterized by the ancient Greeks as bed bug-like.
    • CatHeart
      • Origin:

        Diminutive of Catherine
      • Meaning:

        "pure"
      • Description:

        May be the most modern, stylish Catherine nickname: more unusual than Kate or Cate, with an animal and word name edge. Cat Power is a trendy folksinger.
    • CleodoraHeart
      • Origin:

        Greek
      • Meaning:

        "gift of glory"
      • Description:

        The name of a nymph in Greek mythology, one of the prophetic Thriai, who divined the future by throwing pebbles. She was a lover of the sea god Poseidon.
    • CortezHeart
      • Origin:

        Spanish surname
      • Meaning:

        "courteous"
      • Description:

        The craze for surname names is now moving beyond the English and Irish to include worldly Spanish names for boys like this historic one currently in the Top 1000.
    • CamrynHeart
      • Origin:

        Spelling variation of Cameron
      • Meaning:

        "crooked nose"
      • Description:

        This Cameron variation was popularized by actress Camryn Manheim and Twitches character Camryn. But why choose Camryn over Cameron? Most people know how to pronounce the original, which has considerably more style and class.
    • ClemensHeart
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "merciful and gentle"
      • Description:

        This surname related to Clement is strongly associated with Major League pitcher Roger Clemens, winner of more Cy Young awards than any other pitcher in baseball history, and has a softer sound than Clement. Some variations are Clemen, Clementio, Clemention, and Clemons.
    • ClancyHeart
      • Origin:

        Irish
      • Meaning:

        "red-haired warrior"
      • Description:

        Irish surnames are hot, and this one can successfully cross the line to work for girls, replacing the outdated Casey. And only a dozen girls were named Clancy in the US in one recent year (along with 27 boys), making it one of those rare Irish names that are both accessible and distinctive, classic and cool. Clancy is a winner for either gender.
    • CharltonHeart
      • Origin:

        English
      • 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.
    • CathyHeart
      • Origin:

        Diminutive of Catherine
      • Meaning:

        "pure"
      • 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.
    • ConnellyHeart
      • Origin:

        Irish
      • Meaning:

        "love, friendship"
      • Description:

        Connelly is a rollicking and rare example of the popular surname genre that may work even better for girls. A huge update on Colleen.
    • CometHeart
      • Origin:

        word name
      • Description:

        This cosmological name has a zippy feel that might work well for the galactic parent looking for the perfect name for their own little star.