1001 Baby Names for Girls – How to Choose the Best for your Newborn

Baby Girl names that start with “C “and their Meaning 

 

Cabalina

Spanish, meaning ‘involved with horses’.

Cabrera

Latin, meaning ‘the goat’s place’.

Cabriah

Spanish, meaning ‘goat herder’.

Cable

American, meaning ‘strength’.

Cabot

French, meaning ‘youthful beauty’.

Cabrina

(alt. Cabrinna, Cabrynna)

American, alternative of Sabrina meaning ‘the River Severn’.

Cabriole

(alt. Cabriol, Cabryole, Cabriola)

French, meaning ‘adorable girl’.

Caca

Latin, original mythological goddess of the hearth.

Cacalia

(alt. Cacalea, Cacaleah)

Latin, meaning ‘like the plant’.

Cacee

Irish, meaning ‘cautious one’.

Cache

American, meaning ‘storage’.

Cachele

(alt. Cachelle)

Hebrew, alternative of Rachelle meaning ‘ewe’.

Cachet

(alt. Cachette)

French, meaning ‘exalted woman’.

Cacia

(alt. Caciah, Cacea)

Greek, alternative of Acacia meaning ‘point’ or ‘thorn’. Also an alternative of Casey meaning

‘watchful’.

Caddy

(alt. Caddi, Caddie, Caddee)

American, meaning ‘alluring’.

Cade

(alt. Caid, Cayde, Caed)

American, meaning ‘talented’.

Cadeau

French, meaning ‘gift’.

Caden

(alt. Cadan, Cadin)

English, meaning ‘female warrior’.

Cadence

Latin, meaning ‘with rhythm’.

Cadha

(alt. Cadhah)

Scottish, meaning ‘steep mountain’.

Cadhla

(alt. Cadhlah)

Irish, meaning ‘beautiful’.

Cadis

(alt. Cadisse, Cadys)

Greek, meaning ‘sparkling girl’.

Cadwyn

Welsh, meaning ‘strong binding’.

Cady

(alt. Cadye, Caidee, Caidy, Kady)

English, meaning ‘fun-loving’.

Cael

(alt. Caele, Caelle)

Celtic, meaning ‘triumphant people’.

Caenus

(alt. Caenis, Caenius)

Greek, mythological man who had once been a woman.

Caesaria

Roman, female form of Caesar meaning ‘empress’.

Caffaria

Irish, meaning ‘helmeted’.

Cahira

(alt. Cahyra, Cahiera)

Irish, meaning ‘female warrior’.

Cai

Vietnamese, meaning ‘feminine’.

Caia

(alt. Cai, Cais)

Latin, meaning ‘rejoice’.

Cailin

(alt. Caelan, Caelyn, Caileen)

Gaelic, meaning ‘girl’.

Cailleach

(alt. Caillic)

Scottish, meaning ‘mother of all’.

Cainell

(alt. Cainele, Caynell, Caynelle)

Welsh, meaning ‘beautiful girl’.

Cainwen

(alt. Cainwenne, Cainwin, Cainwynne)

Welsh, meaning ‘beautiful treasure’.

Caitlin

(alt. Cadyn, Caitlyn)

Greek, meaning ‘pure’.

Cala

(alt. Calah)

Arabic, meaning ‘fortress’.

Calandra

Greek, meaning ‘lark’.

Calantha

(alt. Calanthe)

Greek, meaning ‘lovely flower’.

Calatea

(alt. Calateah, Calatia)

Greek, meaning ‘flowering’.

Cale

Latin, meaning ‘respected’.

Caledonia

Latin, meaning ‘from Scotland’.

Calia

(alt. Calea, Caleah)

American, meaning ‘renowned beauty’.

Calida

(alt. Calyda, Caleeda)

Spanish, meaning ‘warm’ and ‘loving’.

Calise

(alt. Calyse, Calyce)

Greek, meaning ‘gorgeous’.

Calista

Greek, alternative of Kallista meaning ‘most beautiful’.

Calla

Greek, meaning ‘beautiful’.

Callida

(alt. Callyda)

Latin, meaning ‘fiery girl’.

Callie

(alt. Cali, Calleigh)

Greek, meaning ‘beauty’.

Calliope

From the muse of epic poetry in Greek mythology.

Callista

(alt. Callisto)

Greek, meaning ‘most beautiful’.

Calluna

(alt. Callunah)

Latin, meaning ‘like heather’.

Calpurnia

Latin, meaning ‘powerful woman’.

Calumina

Spanish, meaning ‘calm’ and ‘peaceful’.

Calypso

Greek, meaning ‘secret keeper’. Also a nymph in mythology accused of imprisoning

Odysseus for seven years.

Camas

Native American, from the root and bulb of the same name.

Cambria

Welsh, from the alternative name of the same country.

Camden

(alt. Camdyn)

English, meaning ‘winding valley’.

Cameo

Italian, meaning ‘skin’.

Cameron

(alt. Camryn)

Scottish Gaelic, meaning ‘bent nose’.

Camilla

(alt. Camelia, Camellia)

Latin, meaning ‘spiritual serving girl’.

Camille

Latin, meaning ‘spiritual serving girl’.

Candace

(alt. Candice, Candis)

Latin, meaning ‘brilliant white’.

Candida

Of Latin origin, meaning ‘white’.

Candra

Latin, meaning ‘glowing’.

Candy

(alt. Candi)

Shortened form of Candace, meaning ‘brilliant white’.

Caneadea

Native American, meaning ‘horizion’.

Canei

Greek, meaning ‘pure’.

Canna

Latin, meaning ‘reed’.

Caoimhe

Celtic, meaning ‘gentleness’.

Caprice

Italian, meaning ‘ruled by whim’.

Cara

Latin, meaning ‘darling’.

Caren

(alt. Caron, Caryn)

Greek, meaning ‘pure’.

Carey

(alt. Cari, Carrie, Cary)

Welsh, meaning ‘near the castle’.

Carina

(alt. Corina)

Italian, meaning ‘dearest little one’.

Carissa

(alt. Carisa)

Greek, meaning ‘grace’.

Carla

(alt. Charla)

Feminine of the German Carl, meaning ‘man’.

Carlin

(alt. Carleen, Carlene)

Gaelic, meaning ‘little champion’.

Carlotta

(alt. Carlota)

Italian, meaning ‘free man’.

Carly

(alt. Carley, Carli, Carlie)

Feminine of the German Charles, meaning ‘man’.

Carmel

(alt. Carmelita, Carmella)

Hebrew, meaning ‘garden’.

Carmen

(alt. Carma, Carmina)

Latin, meaning ‘song’.

Carol

(alt. Carole, Carrol, Carroll)

Shortened form of Caroline, meaning ‘man’.

Caroline

(alt. Carolina, Carolyn, Carolynn)

German, meaning ‘man’.

Carrington

English, meaning ‘Charles’s town’.

Carys

(alt. Cerys)

Welsh, meaning ‘love’.

Casey

Irish Gaelic, meaning ‘watchful’.

Cassandra

(alt. Cassandre)

Greek, meaning ‘one who prophesises doom’.

Cassia

(alt. Casia, Cassie)

Greek, meaning ‘cinnamon’.

Cassidy

Irish, meaning ‘clever’.

Cassiopeia

(alt. Cassiopia, Cassiopea)

Greek, mythological mother of Andromeda and a constellation.

Catalina

(alt. Catarina, Caterina)

Spanish version of Catherine, meaning ‘pure’.

Catherine

(alt. Catharine, Cathryn)

Greek, meaning ‘pure’.

Cathleen

Irish version of Catherine, meaning ‘pure’.

Cathy

(alt. Cathey, Cathie)

Shortened form of Catherine, meaning ‘pure’.

Catima

Greek, meaning ‘innocent’.

Caty

(alt. Caddie, Caitee, Cate, Catie)

Shortened form of Catherine, meaning ‘pure’.

Cavender

(alt. Cavendar)

American, meaning ‘emotional’.

Cayla

(alt. Caileigh, Caile)

Hebrew, meaning ‘laurel crown wearer’ and Gaelic, meaning ‘slender’.

Cayley

(alt. Cayla, Caylee, Caylen)

American, meaning ‘pure’.

Cecilia

(alt. Cecelia, Cecily)

Latin, meaning ‘blind one’.

Cecile

(alt. Cecilie)

Latin, meaning ‘blind one’.

Celena

Greek, meaning ‘goddess of the moon’.

Celeste

(alt. Celestina, Celestine)

Latin, meaning ‘Heavenly’.

Celka

(alt. Celki, Celkee, Celkea, Celkeah)

Latin, meaning ‘celestial being’.

Celine

(alt. Celia, Celina)

French version of Celeste, meaning ‘Heavenly’.

Cerise

French, meaning ‘cherry’.

Chanah

Hebrew, meaning ‘grace’.

Chandler

(alt. Chandell)

English, meaning ‘candle maker’.

Chandra

(alt. Chanda, Chandry)

Sanskrit, meaning ‘like the moon’.

Chanel

(alt. Chanelle)

French, from the designer of the same name.

Chantal

(alt. Chantel, Chantelle)

French, meaning ‘stony spot’.

Chardonnay

French, from the wine variety of the same name.

Charis

(alt. Charissa, Charisse)

Greek, meaning ‘grace’.

Charity

Latin, meaning ‘brotherly love’.

Charlene

(alt. Charleen, Charline)

German, meaning ‘man’.

Charlie

(alt. Charlee, Charlize, Charly)

Shortened form of Charlotte, meaning ‘little and feminine’.

Charlotte

(alt. Charnette, Charolette)

French, meaning ‘little and feminine’.

Charmaine

Latin, meaning ‘clan’.

Charnee

(alt. Charney, Charnea, Charnie)

American, meaning ‘joyful’.

Charnelle

American, meaning ‘sparkles’.

Chasteria

Vietnamese, meaning ‘born in the moonlight’.

Chastity

Latin, meaning ‘purity’.

Chava

(alt. Chaya)

Hebrew, meaning ‘beloved’.

Chelsea

(alt. Chelsee, Chelsey, Chelsie)

English, meaning ‘port or landing place’.

Cher

French, meaning ‘beloved’.

Cherie

(alt. Cheri, Cherise)

French, meaning ‘dear’.

Cherish

(alt. Cherith)

English, meaning ‘to treasure’.

Chermona

Hebrew, meaning ‘sacred mountain’.

Cherry

(alt. Cherri)

French, meaning ‘cherry fruit’.

Cheryl

(alt. Cheryle)

English, meaning ‘little and womanly’.

Chesney

English, meaning ‘place to camp’.

Cheyenne

(alt. Cheyanne)

Native American, from the tribe of the same name.

Chiara

(alt. Ceara, Ciara)

Italian, meaning ‘light’.

China

From the country of the same name.

Chiquita

Spanish, meaning ‘little one’.

Chloe

(alt. Cloe)

Greek, meaning ‘pale green shoot’.

Chloris

Of Greek origin, meaning ‘pale’.

Chris

(alt. Chrissy, Christa, Christie, Christy)

Shortened form of Christina, meaning ‘anointed Christian’.

Christabel

Both Latin and French, meaning ‘fair Christian’.

Christina

(alt. Christiana, Cristina)

Greek, meaning ‘anointed Christian’.

Christine

(alt. Christeen, Christene, Christiane, Christin)

Greek, meaning ‘anointed Christian’.

Chrysantha

Greek, meaning ‘the people’s defender’.

Chuma

Aramaic, meaning ‘warmth’.

Chun

Chinese, meaning ‘born in spring’.

Chyou

Chinese, meaning ‘born in autumn’.

Ciara

(alt. Ceara, Ciarra, Cyara)

Irish, meaning ‘dark beauty’.

Cierra

(alt. Ciera)

Irish, meaning ‘black’.

Cinderella

French, meaning ‘little ash-girl’.

Cindy

(alt. Cinda, Cindi, Cyndi)

Shortened form of Cynthia, meaning ‘goddess’.

Cinnamon

Greek, from the spice of the same name.

Circe

(alt. Cyrce)

Greek, in mythology a sorceress capable of turning men into swine.

Citlali

(alt. Citlalli)

Aztec, meaning ‘star’.

Citrine

Latin, from the gemstone of the same name.

Claire

(alt. Clare)

Latin, meaning ‘bright’.

Clara

(alt. Claira)

Latin, meaning ‘bright’.

Clarabelle

(alt. Claribel)

Contraction of Clara and Isobel, meaning ‘bright’ and ‘consecrated to God’.

Clarissa

(alt. Clarice, Clarisse)

Variation of Claire, meaning ‘bright’.

Clarity

Latin, meaning ‘lucid’.

Claudette

Latin, meaning ‘lame’.

Claudia

(alt. Claudie, Claudine)

Latin, meaning ‘lame’.

Clematis

Greek, meaning ‘vine’.

Clementine

(alt. Clemency, Clementina)

Latin, meaning ‘mild and merciful’.

Cleopatra

Greek, meaning ‘her father’s renown’.

Clio

(alt. Cleo, Cliona)

Greek, from the muse of history of the same name.

Clodagh

Irish, meaning ‘river’.

Clotilda

(alt. Clothilda, Clothilde, Clotilde)

German, meaning ‘renowned battle’.

Cloud

(alt. Cloude)

American, meaning ‘lighthearted’.

Clover

English, from the flower of the same name.

Coahoma

Native American, meaning ‘like a panther’.

Coby

(alt. Cobey, Cobee, Cobea)

Hebrew, feminine alternative of Jacob meaning ‘she who supplants’.

Coco

Spanish, meaning ‘help’.

Cody

English, meaning ‘pillow’.

Colby

English, meaning ‘coal town inhabitant’.

Colleen

(alt. Coleen)

Irish Gaelic, meaning ‘girl’.

Collette

(alt. Colette)

Greek and French, meaning ‘people of victory’.

Connie

Latin, meaning ‘steadfast’.

Constance

(alt. Constanza)

Latin, meaning ‘steadfast’.

Consuelo

(alt. Consuela)

Spanish, meaning ‘comfort’.

Cora

Greek, meaning ‘maiden’.

Coral

(alt. Coralie, Coraline, Corelia, Corene)

Latin, from the marine life of the same name.

Corazon

Spanish, meaning ‘heart’.

Cordelia

(alt. Cordia, Cordie)

Latin, meaning ‘heart’.

Corey

(alt. Cori, Cory)

Irish Gaelic, meaning ‘the hollow’.

Corin

(alt. Corine)

Latin, meaning ‘spear’.

Corinne

(alt. Corinna, Corrine)

French version of Cora, meaning ‘maiden’.

Corliss

English, meaning ‘cheery’.

Cornelia

Latin, meaning ‘like a horn’.

Cosette

French, meaning ‘people of victory’.

Cosima

(alt. Cosmina)

Greek, meaning ‘order’.

Courtney

(alt. Cortney)

English, meaning ‘court-dweller’.

Creola

French, meaning ‘American-born, English descent’.

Crescent

French, meaning ‘increasing’.

Cressida

From the heroine in Greek mythology of the same name.

Crystal

(alt. Christal, Chrystal, Cristal)

Greek, meaning ‘ice’.

Cushaun

American, meaning ‘elegant’.

Cwen

(alt. Cwyn, Cwin)

English, meaning ‘imperial woman’.

Csilla

Hungarian, meaning ‘defences’.

Cybil

(alt. Cybella)

Greek, alternative of Sybil meaning ‘seer’.

Cyma

(alt. Cymah)

Greek, meaning ‘flourishing’.

Cynara

Greek, meaning ‘thistly plant’.

Cynthia

Greek, meaning ‘goddess from the mountain’.

Cyra

Persian, meaning ‘sun’.

Cyrilla

Latin, meaning ‘lordly’.

Czarina

(alt. Czaryna, Czareena)

Russian, meaning ‘empress’.

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