German Names starting with C

If you want to find German names starting with C, browse the various creative options you have at your disposal. These German names starting C are perfect for any baby girl, cat, or dog.

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

10 Most Popular German Names starting with C

PopularityNameMeaning
1stClaudiaLame, feeble woman, disabled.
2ndChristianFollower of christ or anointed, follower of christ, christian man, christian.
3rdCarlyDiminutive form of carlotta, free woman.
4thCarlosManly, free man, strong and manly, farmer, man, manly and strong.
5thCherylBeloved, darling, dearest.
6thCharlesManly, free man, farmer, warrior.
7thCarolynLittle and womanly, little womanly one, free woman.
8thCarlFarmer, manly, free man, strong one.
9thCarolSong of joy, free person or song, free woman, farmer.
10thCasperTreasurer, king of the treasure, horseman, treasure master.

All German Names starting with C

NameGenderMeaning
CahnBoySmall boat.
CalbhachBoyBald.
CalrosBoyFree man.
CanutaGirlOf good origin.
CarelBoyStrong.
CarlBoyFarmer, manly, free man, strong one.
CarlaGirlLittle and womanly, feminine form of charles, free woman, is strong, woman, all man, farmer, strong, manly, virile, resolute.
CarleeGirl
CarloBoyStrong and manly, man, free man, farmer.
CarlomanBoyManly.
CarlosBoyManly, free man, strong and manly, farmer, man, manly and strong.
CarlusBoy
CarlyGirlDiminutive form of carlotta, free woman.
CarolGirlSong of joy, free person or song, free woman, farmer.
CarolinGirlLittle womanly one.
CarolinaGirlLittle and womanly, feminine form of charles, free woman, little and strong, strong, brave.
CarolynGirlLittle and womanly, little womanly one, free woman.
CarstenBoyChristian, christian man.
CasparBoyTreasurer.
CasperBoyTreasurer, king of the treasure, horseman, treasure master.
CeferinaGirlCaresses like a soft wind.
CeledoniaGirlCelandine herb.
ChadrickBoyWar or warrior, mighty warrior.
CharaGirlHappiness.
CharlenaGirlLittle and womanly.
CharleneGirlLittle and womanly, free, free woman, little and strong.
CharlesBoyManly, free man, farmer, warrior.
CharlesetteGirl
CharleyBoyManly, free man, farmer.
CharleyGirlFree man, strong, farmer.
CharlottGirl
CharlottaGirlLittle and womanly, strong, brave.
CharluceGirl
CharluseGirl
CharlyGirlStrong and womanly, strong.
CharmaineGirlSong, charm, filled with delight.
CherylGirlBeloved, darling, dearest.
ChlodwigBoyFamous warrior.
ChriseldaGirlStrong.
ChristaGirlFollower of christ or anointed, christ-bearer, follower of christ.
ChristfriedBoyPeace of christ.
ChristianBoyFollower of christ or anointed, follower of christ, christian man, christian.
ChristianGirlFollower of christ or anointed, follower of christ.
ChristianeGirlFollower of christ or anointed, christ bearer, follower of christ.
ChristliebBoyLove of christ, love for christ.
ChristoferBoyChrist bearer.
ChristofferBoyChrist bearer, bearer of christ.
ChristophBoyBearer of christ, christ bearer.
ClarimondGirlBrilliant protectress.
ClarimondaGirlBrilliant protectress.
ClarimondeGirlBrilliant protectress, illustrious protector.
ClarissaGirlBright or clear, illustrious, bright and clear, clear, bright, famous, fame.
ClaudelleGirlLame.
ClaudetteGirlLame, feeble woman.
ClaudiaGirlLame, feeble woman, disabled.
ClaudineGirlLame, disabled, limbing.
ClaudiusBoyLame, feeble man, disabled.
ClausBoyVictory of the people, the conquering people, victorious people.
ClementiaGirlMerciful.
ClodeneGirlGreat in fame.
ClodioBoyGlorious man.
ClodomiraGirlFamous.
ClosindaGirlFamous, notable.
ClotildaGirlHeroine, loud battle.
ClotildeGirlHeroine.
CloveBoyA nail, spice.
CloveGirlA nail, spice.
ClovisBoyRenowned warrior, famous warrior, a loud or famed warrior, famous soldier.
CoenBoyDiminutive form of conrad, experienced advisor.
ConradBoyHonest or brave advisor, bold counsel, bold or wise counselor, experienced advisor, bold, wise counselor, honest counselor.
ConradinBoyHonest or brave advisor.
ConradinaGirlBold.
ConradineGirlBold, brave counselor.
ConradoBoyHonest or brave advisor, bold or wise counselor, experienced advisor, counsel.
CordBoyCordmaker, honest advisor, bold counsel, bold or wise counselor, maker of cord.
CorradoBoyBold or wise counsel, bold, wise counselor.
CortBoyCourtier or court attendant, honest advisor, bold or short, bold or wise counselor, bold speech, short.
CramerBoyShopkeeper.
CrescentiaGirlCrescent-shaped, moon, growing.
CrimildaGirlFights wearing a helmet.
CristineGirlFollower of christ or anointed, follower of christ, which is the greek translation of the hebrew word 'messiah.
CuylerBoyChapel, victory of the people, an archer or bowman, strong man.
CzarinaGirlFemale ruler, russian empress.