1296 Baby Names That Start With C (with Meanings and Popularity)
Baby names that start with C are some of the most classic around, being led by Charlotte, the name of the Princess of Cambridge. Other top names with the initial C, such as Christopher, Charles, and Caroline, also bear the Royal family’s stamp of approval.
Carter, the most popular boy name starting with C, is one of the trendiest occupational names, and is particularly hot in Midwestern states.
Along with Charlotte, other girl names beginning with C in the US Top 100 include Camila, Chloe, Claire, Cora, and Clara. As well as Carter, boy names starting with C in the US Top 100 include Caleb, Connor, Colton, Carson, and Cooper.
Many rare and interesting names with the initial C can be found across the globe, such as the Irish Caoimhe and Cillian, Dutch Cato and Cas, and Spanish Cayetana and Candela. Surnames beginning with C can also be used as unique baby names, including Caldwell, Calloway, and Chavez.
Here, our full selection of names that start with C, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry.
Origin:French, feminine diminutive of Charles
Origin:French feminine version of Clement, Latin
Origin:Latin, variation of Cassius
Meaning:"devotion to God"
Meaning:"heart; daughter of the sea"
Origin:Feminine form of Cecil, Latin
Meaning:"young green shoot"
Meaning:"war strife or church"
Origin:Greek, Italian, English
Meaning:"order, beauty, universe"
Origin:Dutch form of Jasper, Persian
Meaning:"bringer of treasure"
Origin:Greek mythology name
Origin:French form of Clara
Origin:Flower name, from Old English
Origin:Scottish form of Columba, Latin