“C” Boy Names

We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Cabe

Cabe Meaning and Origin Cabe is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “rope maker.”  Posts with the name Cabe: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Cabel

Cabel Meaning and Origin Cabel is a boy's occupational name of English origin meaning "a maker of ropes." Posts with the name Cabel: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cace

Cace Meaning and Origin Cace is a boy's name meaning "observant; alert; vigorous" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Cace: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Cade

Cade Meaning and Origin Cade is a boy's name meaning "round, or barrel" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #376. Posts with the name Cade: 20 Cute and Unique Middle Names for Boys You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Caden

Caden Meaning and Origin The name Caden is a boy's name meaning "spirit of battle" and is of Gaelic origin. Current Popularity: #242. Posts with the name Caden: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for Boys

Cadian

Cadian Meaning and Origin Cadian is a boy’s modern invented name.  Posts with the name Cadian: 30 Invented Names For Boys That Are As Unique As They Sound

Cadoc

(Welsh) battle.

Cadogan

Cadogan Meaning and Origin Cadogan is a boy’s name of Welsh origin, meaning: “battle glory.” Anglicized form of Cadwgan from Old Welsh cad ‘battle’ and gwogawn ‘glory, distinction, or honor’.

Caelum

Caelum Meaning and Origin Caelum is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "heaven." Posts with the name Caelum: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Caesar

Caesar Meaning and Origin The name Caesar is a boy's name meaning "head of hair" and is of Latin origin. An anglicized form of Italian Cesare or French Cesar from a Roman family name connected with caesaries. Folk etymology says that Caesar means ‘head of hair’ but...

Cain

Cain Meaning and Origin The name Cain is a boy's name meaning "acquired" and is of Hebrew origin. In the bible, Cain is the first son of Adam and Eve, the first human conceived (Genesis 4:1), and also the first murderer (Genesis 4:8). He kills his brother Abel and is...

Cainan

Cainan Meaning and Origin The name Cainan is a boy’s name meaning “possessor” and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Cainan: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Cainen

Cainen Meaning and Origin Cainen is a boy’s name of Hebrew origins, meaning: “possessed”.  Posts with the name Cainen: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Cairbre

Cairbre Meaning and Origin The name Cairbre is a boy's name meaning "charioteer" and is of Irish origin.

Caius

Caius Meaning and Origin The name Caius is a boy's name meaning "rejoice" and is of Latin origin. A classical Latin name is also written as Gaius. It was borne by dictator Caius Julius Caesar, and in the early Christian period by several saints. You might have already...

Calder

Calder Meaning and Origin The name Calder is a boy's name meaning "rough waters or stream" and is of Scottish origin.  Posts with the name Calder: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Caleb

Caleb Meaning and Origin Caleb is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "devotion to God". Current popularity: #56. Posts with the name Caleb: 50 Adorable First and Middle Name Combinations for Boys

Caledon

Caledon Meaning and Origin The name Caledon is a boy's name meaning "Scotland" and is of Latin origin. Posts with the name Caledon: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Caliban

Caliban ♂ Shakespearean literary name; Romanian "the tempest, black" Caliban Meaning and Origin Caliban is a boy’s name of Shakespearean literary name; Romanian origin, meaning “the tempest, black.” Posts with the name Caliban Modern Magic Baby Names for...

Calidore

Calidore Meaning and Origin Calidore is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "beautiful gift." It was used by Edmund Spenser in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1596). Posts with the name Calidore: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Calix

Calix is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “handsome”. Calix is also a Latin word meaning “chalice’.

Callahan

The boy’s name Callahan is an Irish name meaning: “bright-headed”.

Callister

Callister Meaning and Origin Callister is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "son of Alister." Posts with the name Callister: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Callisto

Callisto is an Italian boy’s name from Greek kallistos, meaning: “best, most fair”.

Callum

Callum Meaning and Origin The name Callum is a boy's name meaning "dove" and is of Scottish origin. This precious moniker is as soft and lovely as its meaning. Current Popularity: #335. Posts with the name Callum: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the...

Calyx

Calyx Meaning and Origin Calyx is a unisex botanical name of Latin origin. Posts with the name Calyx: 20 Unique and Adorable Boho Nature Names for Boys

Camdan

Camdan Meaning and Origin The name Camdan is a boy's name meaning "from the winding valley" and is of Scottish origin. Camdan is a modern and trendy name that is the perfect alternative to Cameron or Caden.  Posts with the name Camdan: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby...

Canis

Canis Meaning and Origin Canis is a boy's name of Latin origin, meaning "the greater dog." Canis Major is a constellation that contains Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky. Posts with the name Canis: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Canon

Canon Meaning and Origin Canon is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "clergyman".  Posts with the name Canon: 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF  

Canyon

The boy’s name Canyon is an English word name. 

Caradoc

Caradoc Meaning and Origin The name Caradoc is a boy's name meaning "love" and is of Welsh origin. A respelling of Caradog from an ancient Celtic name derived from the root cār ‘love’.

Carden

Carden Meaning and Origin The name Carden is a boy's name meaning "thistle" and is of Anglo-Norman French origin. Carden comes from Anglo-Norman French cardon. Sharing its name with a garden herb, the name Carden could be a great fit for a little boho baby boy. You...

Carrick

Carrick Meaning and Origin Carrick is a boy's name of Gaelic origin meaning "rocky headland." Posts with the name Carrick: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Carver

Carver is a boy’s name from the English surname and word name, carver, meaning: “to carve or cut”.

Carwyn

Carwyn Meaning and Origin The name Carwyn is a boy's name meaning "loved, blessed" and is of Welsh origin. The modern compound of cār ‘love’ and (g)wyn ‘white, fair; blessed, holy’.

Cash

Cash Meaning and Origin Cash is a boy's name meaning "hollow" and is of English via Latin origin. A not-so-fun meaning for such a likable name, but its softness makes up for it. Cash is a fun yet strong name that parents will love! Current Popularity: #265. Posts with...

Cashel

Cashel Meaning and Origin Cashel is a boy's name meaning "fortress" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Cashel: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using

Cashton

Cashton Meaning and Origin The name Cashton is a modern invented name with no known meaning. Posts with the name Cashton: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Casner

Casner Meaning and Origin Casner is a boy's name of American origin meaning "manager of a granary; one who made cabinets." American spelling of German Kassner. Posts with the name Casner: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Caspar

Caspar Meaning and Origin The name Caspar is a boy's name meaning "treasurer" and is of Dutch origin. Dutch form of Persian Jasper. Caspar was one of the three wise men who brought gifts to infant Christ. VARIANT: Casper. Posts with the name Caspar: 100 Forgotten...

Caspian

Caspian Meaning and Origin The name Caspian is a boy's place name of English origin.  Posts with the name Caspian: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys Modern Magic Baby Names for Boys

Cassan

Cassan Meaning and Origin Cassan is a boy's name of Irish origin, meaning "curly-haired".  Posts with the name Cassan:  

Cassander

Cassander Meaning and Origin Cassander is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "shining or excelling man." Masculine variation of Cassandra. Posts with the name Cassander: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Cassius

The boy’s name Cassius is a Latin name meaning: “hollow, empty”.

Castellan

Castellan Meaning and Origin The name Castellan is a boy's name meaning "the keeper of a castle" and is an Americanized form of Croatian Kaštelan.  Posts with the name Castellan: 50 Surnames For Boys That Aren’t Overused

Castiel

Castiel Meaning and Origin Castiel is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "my cover is God." Posts with the name Castiel: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Caston

Caston Meaning and Origin Caston is a boy’s name of English origins, meaning: “lives near a chestnut tree.”  Posts with the name Caston: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Castor

Castor Meaning and Origin The name Castor is a boy's name meaning "he who excels" and is of Greek origin. Castor is one of the twin stars in the Gemini constellation. Posts with the name Castor: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys Modern Magic Baby Names for...

Cathal

Cathal Meaning and Origin The name Cathal is a boy's name of Irish origin, meaning "battle rule".  Posts with the name Cathal: 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Cathan

Cathan is a traditional Irish boy’s name meaning: “battle”.

Caven

Caven Meaning and Origin Caven is a boy's name of Irish and Gaelic origin meaning "handsome." Posts with the name Caven: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Caxton

(English) lump settlement.

Cayan

Cayan Meaning and Origin Cayan is a boy’s modern invented name. Posts with the name Cayan: 30 Invented Names For Boys That Are As Unique As They Sound

Cayman

Cayman Meaning and Origin Cayman is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "crocodile." From the name of the Caribbean islands, taken from the Carib word caymanas. Posts with the name Cayman: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cayo

Cayo Meaning and Origin Cayo is a boy's name meaning "rejoice" and is of Spanish origin. From Latin name Caius.  Posts with the name Cayo: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys 50 Most Popular Boy Names on All Things Baby Names

Cellian

Cellian Meaning and Origin The name Cellian is a boy's modern invented name. Posts with the name Cellian: 50 Made Up Baby Names for Boys

Celso

Celso is an Italian boys name from the Latin family name Celsus, a nickname meaning: “tall, lofty”.

Celyn

Celyn Meaning and Origin The name Celyn is a boy's name meaning "holly" and is of Welsh origin. From the Welsh word meaning ‘holly.’

Centaurus

Centaurus Meaning and Origin Centaurus is a boy's name of Latin origin, meaning "centaur." Cetus is one of the constellations cataloged by the Greek astronomer Ptolemy in the second century. Posts with the name Centaurus: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Cepheus

Cepheus Meaning and Origin Cepheus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "father of Andromeda." Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky. Posts with the name Cepheus: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Cetus

Cetus Meaning and Origin Cetus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "sea monster of Poseidon."  Posts with the name Cetus: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Ceylon

Ceylon Meaning and Origin Ceylon is a boy's name meaning "Sri Lanka" and is of Arabic origin. Posts with the name Ceylon: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Chanan

Chanan Meaning and Origin Chanan is a boy's name meaning "cloud" and is of Hebrew origin. This Hebrew name reminds us of the English name Channing but sounds more solid. Posts with the name Chanan: Prepare to Fall for These 20 Unique Jewish Hebrew Names

Chandan

Chandan Meaning and Origin Chandan is a boy’s name of Sanskrit origin, meaning: “sandalwood.” With reference to a paste made from sandalwood, often used in ceremonies.

Charles

Charles is a  french boy’s name meaning: “free man”.

Chevy

Chevy Meaning and Origin Chevy is a boy's name meaning "knight" and is of French origin. A diminutive of the French name Chevalier. Posts with the name Chevy: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Cian

Cian is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “ancient”.

Cillian

Cillian Meaning and Origin Cillian is a boy's name meaning "monastery, church" and is of Irish origin. A diminutive of ceallach ‘strife’ or possibly from ceall ‘monastery, church’. Borne by several Irish saints. Posts with the name Cillian: 50 Unheard of Unique and...

Cisco

Cisco Meaning and Origin Cisco is a boy's name meaning "Frenchman" and is of Spanish origin. Posts with the name Cisco: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Clark

Clark Meaning and Origin Clark is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “clerk.” Current Popularity: #390. Posts with the name Clark: 25 Unique Middle Names for Boys

Clarkson

The boy’s name Clarkson is a English surname meaning: “son of the clerk”.

Claude

Claude Meaning and Origin The name Claude is a boy's name meaning "lame" and is of French origin. French from Latin Claudius borne by various saints. Posts with the name Claude: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

Claver

Claver Meaning and Origin The name Claver is a boy's name meaning "locksmith" and is of English origin. A Roman Catholic name in honor of a Catalan saint. Posts with the name Claver: 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Cledwyn

Cledwyn Meaning and Origin The name Cledwyn is a boy's name meaning "rough, blessed" and is of Welsh origin. Derived from caled ‘hard, rough’ and (g)wyn ‘white, fair; blessed, holy’.

Cleon 

Cleon ♂ Greek "glorious, renowned" Cleon Meaning and Origin Cleon is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning “glorious, renowned.” Posts with the name Cleon Modern Magic Baby Names for Boys

Clifton

Clifton Meaning and Origin The name Clifton is a boy's name meaning "cliff settlement" and is of English origin. Originally a surname from Old English clif ‘cliff, slope, bank’ and tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. Posts with the name Clifton: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names...

Clive

Clive is an English boy’s name meaning: “cliff”.

Cloven

Cloven is a boy’s name that comes from an English word, meaning: “to cut into pieces”.

Clovis

Clovis Meaning and Origin The name Clovis is a boy's name meaning "famous war" and is of French origin. French derivative of the German name Hlodovic a compound of hlōd ‘famous, clear’ and wīg ‘war’. Posts with the name Clovis: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls...

Clyde

Clyde is a Scottish boy’s name meaning: “from the river bank”.

Clydence

Clydence Meaning and Origin The name Clydence is a boy's modern invented name. Posts with the name Clydence: 50 Made Up Baby Names for Boys

Cohen

Cohen is a Hebrew boy’s name meaning: “priest”.

Colden

Colden Meaning and Origin Colden is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “dark valley.”  Posts with the name Colden: 30 Non-Traditional Christmas Baby Names for Your Little Bundle of Joy

Cole

ole is an English boy’s name meaning: “dark. swarthy”.

Collin

The boy’s name Collin is a Scottish name meaning: “young one”.

Colm

Colm Meaning and Origin Colm is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dove." Posts with the name Colm: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Colson

Colson Meaning and Origin The name Colson is a boy's name meaning "swarthy," "coal-black" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #455. Posts with the name Colson: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard...

Colter

Colter Meaning and Origin Colter is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “colt herder.” Posts with the name Colter: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Colton

The boy’s name Colton is an English name meaning: “dark settlement”.

Comet

Comet Meaning and Origin Comet is a boy's word name, meaning "long-haired star." Comet is an English word for a cosmic body of ice and gas that flies through the galaxy.  Posts with the name Comet: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys Baby Names That Mean Moon and...

Conall

Conall is a Gaelic traditional boy’s name composed of Old Celtic words meaning: “strong wolf”. 

Conlan

Conlan Meaning and Origin Conlan is a boy's name meaning "hero" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Conlan: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Connor

Connor Meaning and Origin The name Connor is a boy's name meaning "lover of hounds" and is of Irish origin. The name Connor is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Conchobhar. Current Popularity: #78. Posts with the name Connor: 100 Cute First and Middle Names for...

Conrad

Conrad is a German name meaning: “bold counsel”.

Conroy

Conroy is a boy’s name originally meaning: “hound of the plain”.

Constantine

Constantine Meaning and Origin The name Constantine is a boy's name meaning "constant" and is of Latin origin. Posts with the name Constantine: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Copeland

Copeland is an English boy’s name meaning: “bought land”.

Corbin

Corbin Meaning and Origin Corbin is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "raven or crow." A subtle nod to Gothic author Edgar Allen Poe and his inclusion of ravens in his dark tales, although the bird has long been associated with dark connotations. Posts with the...

Cordovan

Cordovan Meaning and Origin Cordovan is a boy's name meaning "native of Cordova" and is of Spanish origin. Posts with the name Cordovan: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

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