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Callista
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: most beautiful
Variants: Callista  German, English
 Callie  English   (#341 in US popularity)
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Cameron
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: crooked nose
Info about origin: from a well-known Scottish family name/clan name with the meaning 'crooked nose'
Words: cam=crooked (Old Irish) ; shron=the nose (Old Irish)
Variants: Cameron  English, Scottish   (#478 in US popularity)
 Camryn  English
 Kamryn  English

Camilla
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: acolyte (?)
Variants: Camilla  German
 Camilla  Italian, English, Scandinavian
 Camila  English
 Camille  French   (#272 in US popularity)
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Candace
Language of origin: Ethiopian
Gender: female
Info about origin: 'Candace' is the name of a long-lasting succession of Ethiopian queens
 one of these queens is mentioned in the bible
 today 'Candice', which derives from 'Candace', is much more popular
Variants: Candace  English   (#217 in US popularity)
 Candice  English   (#251 in US popularity)

Cara
Language of origin: Italian
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: dear, beloved
Words: caro=dear (Italian)
Variants: Cara  German, Italian, English   (#280 in US popularity)
 Kara  German   (#138 in US popularity)
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Cari
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: love
Words: caru=to love (Welsh)
Variants: Cari  Welsh, English

Carina
Language of origin: Italian
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: pretty, cute
Info about origin: as an Italian name, probably from 'carino' (pretty, cute), female form 'carina'
 can also be seen as a pet form of 'Cara'
Words: carino=pretty, cute (Italian)
Variants: Carina  German, English, Italian, Scandinavian   (#491 in US popularity)
 Carine  German
 Karina  German
 Karine  German
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Carla
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Karl
Variants: Carla  German, English, Italian, Portuguese   (#295 in US popularity)
 Carola  German, English
 Carolin  German
 Carolina  German, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese   (#269 in US popularity)
 Carolyn  German, English   (#222 in US popularity)
 Karla  German, Scandinavian   (#197 in US popularity)
 Karola  German, Latinized
 Karolina  German
 Karoline  German
 Carlee  English   (#817 in US popularity)
 Carley  English   (#474 in US popularity)
 Carli  English   (#701 in US popularity)
 Carlie  English   (#604 in US popularity)
 Carly  English   (#139 in US popularity)
 Carol  English   (#417 in US popularity)
 Carole  French
 Caroline  French, English   (#92 in US popularity)
 Carolyne  English
 Carrie  English   (#257 in US popularity)
 Charlene  English, French   (#610 in US popularity)
 Karlee  English   (#636 in US popularity)
 Karley  English   (#820 in US popularity)
 Karli  English   (#665 in US popularity)
 Karlie  English   (#677 in US popularity)
 Karly  English   (#572 in US popularity)
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Carmen
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Info about origin: from the Spanish title 'Virgen del Carmen' (Virgin Mary our Lady of Carmel)
 'carmel' or 'karmel' is a mountain in Israel, the site of several Christian monasteries and founding place of the Carmelite order
 the 'l' at the end became 'n' under the influence of Latin 'carmen' (song)
Words: karmel=the fruit garden, the fruitful land (Hebrew) ; carmen=the song (Latin)
Variants: Carmen  Spanish   (#261 in US popularity)
 Carmela  Spanish
 Carmelia  Spanish
 Carmina  Spanish
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Carson
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: son of Carr (?)
Info about origin: maybe from an Old Norse family name with the meaning 'son of Carr'
 or maybe from a Gaelic family name with unknown meaning
Words: son=the son (Scandinavian)
Variants: Carson  English, Scottish, Irish   (#953 in US popularity)

Casey
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: descendant of Cathasaigh
Info about origin: from the Irish family name 'Ó Cathasaigh' which means 'descendant of Cathasaigh'
 the name 'Cathasaigh' means 'vigilant'
Words: cathasaigh=vigilant (Old Irish)
Variants: Casey  English   (#122 in US popularity)
 Kacey  English   (#680 in US popularity)
 Kaci  English   (#726 in US popularity)
 Kacie  English   (#546 in US popularity)
 Kasey  English   (#250 in US popularity)
 Kaycee  English   (#886 in US popularity)

Cassandra
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Cassandra was a Trojan princess which gave a prophecy of the fall of Troja, but nobody would believe her
 very popular in England during the Middle Ages
 the meaning is not known for sure
Words: kad=to protrude (Old Greek) ; aner=the man (Old Greek)
Variants: Cassandra  German, English   (#66 in US popularity)
 Kassandra  German   (#198 in US popularity)
 Casandra  English   (#523 in US popularity)
 Kasandra  English   (#658 in US popularity)
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Cassia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Variants: Cassia  English
 Cassie  English   (#310 in US popularity)
 Kassie  English   (#896 in US popularity)

Cassidy
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: descendant of Caiside
Info about origin: from a Gaelic family name 'Ó Caiside' with the meaning 'descendant of Caiside'
 the first name 'Caiside' means 'curly haired'
 occasionally used as a male name as well
Words: gruaig=the hair (Old Irish) ; casta=curly (Old Irish)
Variants: Cassidy  English   (#159 in US popularity)
 Kassidy  English   (#550 in US popularity)

Cecilia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: female form of the Roman family name 'Caecilius' which might be of unknown Etruscan origin
 normally seen as deriving from Latin 'caecus' (blind)
 known from Saint Cecilia, a martyr (3rd century AD)
Words: caecus=blind (Latin)
Male form: Cecil
Variants: Cecilia  German, Italian, English, Spanish, Scandinavian   (#277 in US popularity)
 Cecilie  German
 Cäcilia  German
 Cäcilie  German
 Silka  German, Low German, Frisian
 Silke  German, Low German, Frisian
 Cecelia  English   (#756 in US popularity)
 Cecily  English
 Cécile  French
 Shayla  English   (#310 in US popularity)
 Sheila  English, Irish   (#526 in US popularity)
 Sile  Irish
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Celina
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Variants: Celina  German   (#630 in US popularity)
 Celine  German   (#756 in US popularity)
 Celia  Italian, Spanish   (#658 in US popularity)
 Céline  French
 4 variants more...

Chandler
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: candle maker, candle seller
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a job title
 the Old French word 'chandelier' (candlestick) became the English job title for somebody who makes or sells candles
 these words all derive from Latin 'candela' (light, candle)
 this traditionally male name was nevertheless used as a female name in the USA, albeit rarely
Words: chandelier=the candlestick (Old French) ; candela=the light, the candle (Latin)
Variants: Chandler  English   (#556 in US popularity)

Chanel
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: canal, channel
Info about origin: from an French family name meaning 'canal', 'channel'
Words: chanel=the canal, the channel (Old French)
Variants: Chanel  English   (#498 in US popularity)
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Chantal
Language of origin: French
Gender: female
Info about origin: from the family name of the French Saint Jeanne Françoise Frémont de Chantal
 the family name is originally the name of a French city, with a possible meaning of 'stone'
Variants: Chantal  French   (#799 in US popularity)
 Chantel  English   (#492 in US popularity)
 Shantel  English   (#610 in US popularity)
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Charis
Language of origin: Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: grace, kindness
Words: charis=the grace, the kindness (Greek)
Variants: Charis  German, English
 Carissa  English   (#302 in US popularity)
 Karissa  English   (#372 in US popularity)
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Charity
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: charity
Info about origin: use of the common word as given name
 the Puritans in the 17th century were the first to use the word as a given name
 the English word as Latin roots ('caritas')
Words:  (English) ; caritas=the charity (Latin)
Variants: Charity  English   (#494 in US popularity)

Charlotte
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Karl
Variants: Charlotte  French, English, German   (#284 in US popularity)
 Charlott  French, English, German
 Lotte  German
 Carlota  Spanish
 Carlotta  Italian
 Charlotta  Scandinavian
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Chastity
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: chastity
Info about origin: use of the English word 'chastity' as given name
 the English word derives from Latin 'castus' (pure)
Words:  (English) ; castus=pure (Latin)
Variants: Chastity  English
 Chasity  English   (#405 in US popularity)

Chaya
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: life
Variants: Chaya  English, Hebrew   (#896 in US popularity)
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Chelsea
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of the name of the district Chelsea of London as given name
 the name of the district probably means 'landing place for chalk/limestone'
Words: cealc=the chalk, the limestone (Old English) ; hyth=the landing place, the harbor (Old English)
Variants: Chelsea  English   (#30 in US popularity)
 Chelsey  English   (#167 in US popularity)
 Chelsi  English   (#964 in US popularity)
 Chelsie  English   (#345 in US popularity)

Cherie
Language of origin: French
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: darling
Info about origin: use of the French word 'chérie' (darling) as an English given name
Words: chérie=the darling (French)
Variants: Cherie  English
 Sherry  English   (#792 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

Cheryl
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: occured first around 1920, popular only since around 1940
 origin and meaning unknown, maybe a modification of 'Cherie'
Variants: Cheryl  German, English   (#671 in US popularity)
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Cheyenne
Language of origin: Dakota
Gender: female
Info about origin: name of a Native American people
Words: shahiyena=the unintelligible speakers (Dakota)
Variants: Cheyenne  English   (#105 in US popularity)
 Cheyanne  English   (#467 in US popularity)
 Shyanne  English   (#770 in US popularity)
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China
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: China
Info about origin: use of the name of the country as given name
 the name of the country is probably of Chinese origin
Words:  (English)
Variants: China  English   (#931 in US popularity)
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Chloe
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: green shoot, young shoot
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Chloe is a epithet of Demeter, the goddess of agriculture
 also known from a famous story of the 3rd century AD
Words: chloe=the green shoot, the young shoot (Old Greek)
Variants: Chloe  German, English   (#146 in US popularity)
 Chloé  French
 4 variants more...

Christian
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: Christian, disciple of Christ
Info about origin: although traditionally a clearly male name, also used as a female name (in this spelling of 'Christian') in the US, albeit rarely
Words: christianus=christian (Latin) ; christos=the sanctified, the anointed (Old Greek)
Variants: Christian  English   (#354 in US popularity)

Christine
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: Christian woman
Info about origin:See male form Christian
Variants: Christine  German, French, English   (#101 in US popularity)
 Christa  German   (#447 in US popularity)
 Christel  German
 Christiana  German, English   (#738 in US popularity)
 Christiane  German, French
 Christina  German, English   (#36 in US popularity)
 Kirsten  German, Scandinavian, Low German   (#175 in US popularity)
 Kirstin  German, Scandinavian   (#687 in US popularity)
 Krista  German, Scandinavian   (#182 in US popularity)
 Nane  German
 Tiana  German, English   (#332 in US popularity)
 Christen  English   (#728 in US popularity)
 Christie  English   (#630 in US popularity)
 Christin  Scandinavian   (#825 in US popularity)
 Christy  English   (#444 in US popularity)
 Cristina  Italian, Spanish   (#208 in US popularity)
 Kerstin  Scandinavian
 Kiersten  English, Scandinavian   (#526 in US popularity)
 Kirstie  English, Scottish   (#728 in US popularity)
 Kristen  Scandinavian   (#58 in US popularity)
 Kristi  English   (#416 in US popularity)
 Kristian  English   (#830 in US popularity)
 Kristie  English   (#638 in US popularity)
 Kristin  Scandinavian   (#111 in US popularity)
 Kristina  Scandinavian   (#115 in US popularity)
 Kristine  Scandinavian   (#375 in US popularity)
 Kristy  English   (#436 in US popularity)
 Kristyn  English   (#748 in US popularity)
 Krysta  English   (#805 in US popularity)
 Tianna  English   (#555 in US popularity)
 13 variants more...

Ciara
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the black
Info about origin:See male form Kieran
Variants: Ciara  Irish   (#217 in US popularity)
 Kiara  English   (#178 in US popularity)
 Kiera  English   (#534 in US popularity)
 Kierra  English   (#372 in US popularity)
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Clare
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: clear, bright
Info about origin: derived from the Latin word 'clarus' (clear, bright), in Medieval times
 known from Saint Claire, follower of Saint Francis of Assisi and foundress of the order of the Poor Clares
Words: clarus=clear, bright (Latin)
Variants: Clare  English   (#633 in US popularity)
 Clara  German, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese   (#433 in US popularity)
 Clarina  German
 Clarina  German
 Clarinda  German
 Clarinde  German
 Clarissa  German, English, Italian   (#251 in US popularity)
 Klara  German
 Klarina  German
 Klarinda  German
 Klarinde  German
 Klarine  German
 Klarissa  German, Latinized
 Chiara  Italian
 Claire  French   (#140 in US popularity)
 Clarice  English
 3 variants more...

Claudia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the limping
Info about origin:See male form Claudius
Variants: Claudia  German, Italian, Spanish, Scandinavian   (#171 in US popularity)
 Klaudia  German, Hungarian
 Claude  French
 Claudette  French
 Claudina  English
 Claudine  French
 Gladis  English
 Gladys  English   (#779 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Cölestina
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: heavenly, of the sky
Variants: Coelestina  German
 Celeste  English   (#315 in US popularity)
 Célestine  French
 4 variants more...

Colleen
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: girl
Info about origin: popular only since the 1940's, mostly in the US and in Australia
 not used as given name in Ireland
Words: cailin=the girl (Old Irish)
Variants: Colleen  English   (#220 in US popularity)
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Cora
Language of origin: German
Gender: female
Info about origin: in German understood as short form of 'Cordula', 'Cordelia', and 'Cornelia'
Variants: Cora  German   (#787 in US popularity)
 Kora  German

Corey
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: origin not known for sure, there are several possibilities:
 could be a variant of the name 'Corbin' which derives from the Latin word 'corvus' (raven)
 could also derive from an Irish family name 'Corey' which means 'ravine'
 this traditionally male name was nevertheless used as a female name in the US as well, mostly in the 1990's, albeit rarely
Words: corvus=the raven (Latin) ; corey=the ravine (Old Irish)
Variants: Corey  English   (#738 in US popularity)
 Cori  English   (#763 in US popularity)
 Kori  English   (#644 in US popularity)

Corinna
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: maiden, virgin
Info about origin: from the Greek name 'Korinna' deriving from the word 'kore' (maiden, virgin)
Words: kore=the maiden, the virgin (Old Greek)
Variants: Corinna  German, English, French
 Corina  German, English, French   (#651 in US popularity)
 Korinna  German
 Korinne  German
 Corinne  French   (#427 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Cornelia
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Cornelius
Variants: Cornelia  German, Italian
 Connie  German   (#665 in US popularity)
 Kornelia  German
 Cornela  English
 Cornélie  French
 6 variants more...

Courtney
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of a Norman family name or noble name as given name
 also in use as a female name - more details see there
Words: court=short (French) ; nez=the nose (French)
Variants: Courtney  English   (#20 in US popularity)
 Cortney  English   (#396 in US popularity)
 Kortney  English   (#748 in US popularity)
 Kourtney  English   (#446 in US popularity)

Crystal
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: crystal
Info about origin: use of the common word as given name
 the word itself is very old and can be traced back to Indoeuropean times
Words:  (English) ; krystallos=the ice (Old Greek) ; kreus=the crust, the ice crust (Indoeuropean)
Variants: Crystal  English   (#60 in US popularity)
 Cristal  English   (#433 in US popularity)
 Kristal  English   (#784 in US popularity)
 Krystal  English   (#149 in US popularity)
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Cynthia
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: woman from the mountain Kynthos on Delos island
Info about origin: originally an epithet of Artemis, the Greek goddess of the moon and of hunting
Variants: Cynthia  German, English   (#103 in US popularity)
 Cindy  English   (#185 in US popularity)
 Cinzia  Italian
 4 variants more...