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Boy Names That Start With C

For baby boy names that are classic, creative, clever, or Celtic—and begin with the letter C—we’ve got hundreds to choose from.

Christopher

Christopher is the patron saint of travellers, controversial "discoverer" of the New World, and Winnie the Pooh's sole human... Read more about Christopher

Caleb

In the Bible, Caleb, along with Joshua, was one of the only two Isrealites who left Egypt with Moses and lived long enough... Read more about Caleb

Cameron

Cameron is the name of a great Highland clan that means (you guessed it) "crooked nose", which, as everyone knows, adds character... Read more about Cameron

Charles

Derived from the Germanic Karl, Charles is a royal name borne by ten kings of France and introduced to Great Britain by Mary... Read more about Charles

Connor

Irish names are hot hot hot right now and Connor is riding the wave. Connor hails from the Gaelic Conchobar and means "wolf... Read more about Connor

Christian

Christian has become the ultimate cool boy's name. Currently at an all-time popularity high as a boy's name, in the middle... Read more about Christian

Cody

English: Pillow

Irish Origin

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Cole

English: Dark; also a nickname for Nicholas

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Cooper

Cooper Union is a tuition-free college for architects, engineers, and artists in downtown New York. Read more about Cooper

Carter

English: Drives a cart; from a surname and occupational name

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Colin

English Origin

French: Abbreviation of Nicholas

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Chris

English: A nickname for Christian or Christopher, though Chris easily stands as an independent name

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Chad

Celtic: Defence

English: Warrior; a medieval given name from abbreviations of surnames Chadwick and Chadwell. Chad is also a seventeenth-century saint...

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Carson

English: son of the marsh-dweller

Scottish Origin

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Carl

English: Strong, manly; See also Karl

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Cory

Cory is such an 80s boy name. And like many other things that were beloved in that era (neon and scrunchies come to mind)... Read more about Cory

Conner

Irish: Wolf lover

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Clark

English: Surname and occupational name for a clerk or secretary.

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Conrad

Joseph Conrad, author of several books including the classic Heart of Darkness, was said to spend hours searching for the... Read more about Conrad

Chester

English: Lives at the camp of the soldiers; an old Roman (Rochester) settlement in Britain

Latin: Camp

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Clinton

English: Surname; from the headland estate or hillside town

Teutonic Origin

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Conor

Irish: Wolf lover

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Clifford

English: Lives near the ford by the cliff; Children will recognize this name for the beloved, classic canine character Clifford the...

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Collin

English Origin

Gaelic Origin

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Cassidy

Gaelic Origin

Irish: Clever or curly-headed

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Cyrus

Greek Origin

Persian: Sun or enthroned; Cyrus the Great conquered Babylon and founded the Persian Empire.

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Crane

Nature/bird name for a genus of large birds with long legs and neck. Word name for a machine. A verb meaning "to extend one's... Read more about Crane