50 Baby Boy Names that Start with C
You just found out that you have a baby boy on the way—so you've probably already been asked a hundred times about a name. Well, if you're fond of baby boy names that start with “C," there is certainly no shortage of options. covered.
This list has been compiled from a variety of resources (such as the Social Security Administration’s collection of the most popular monikers for boys) and even includes top picks from our editors. Here are 50 "C" names to get you started.
1. CarterOf Irish, English and Scottish origin, this unisex name means “driver of a cart or wagon.” Makes sense.
Landing the #42 spot on the popular names list, it means “Christ-bearer.”
Of Hebrew origin, it means “whole hearted.”
It literally means “beautiful at birth.”
We like Charlie for short.
6. ChristianOf English origin, Christian means “follower Of Christ.”
"L'Chaim" is a Hebrew toast to Life, so Chaim on its own means “life.”
The name is taken from the Caspian Sea and is of English origin.
Or Colten if you prefer, it literally means “Cole’s town.”
Commonly used for both boys and girls, this American moniker means “bent nose.” Other variations include Camryn, Kamryn and Kamron.
11. CarsonAnother unisex name, Carson means “Christian” and is of American origin. No doubt made popular by television host Carson Daly.
Courtesy of England, the name means “charcoal burner.” Might we suggest Cole for a nickname?
Like Coleman, Cooper is also an occupational name, only this one means “barrel maker.”
Yes, like Creed Bratton from The Office.
See #12 for the meaning of this name.
16. CarlosThis Spanish moniker means “free man.”
Fun Fact: There were 143 Calvins born in 2018.
This name—which is of English origin—means “from the valley of the camps.”
Like we said before, this one can be used as a nickname for Charles. But it also does well all on its own.
It literally means "the person who distributes" and has four variations including Kassim, Cassim, Qasim and Qassim.
21. CarlCarl is the male version of Carley and (like Carlos) means “free man.”
Pronounced klee-von, the name is of African origin.
It means “fighter” so there’s a good chance he'll be able to hold his own.
This unisex name comes from Ireland and means “curly haired.” Cassie has become a popular nickname for this one.
Commonly a surname, the name has Irish and Scottish roots.
26. ClaytonOr simply Clay, if you’re looking for something simple.
Commonly short for Chancellor, Chance can also stand alone.
Cordell simply means “rope maker.”
Short for Cassius, this Latin moniker means "hollow."
Like Cash, Corbin is of Latin origin. Only this one is used for both boys and girls and means "crow.”
31. CodyOriginally an Irish surname, the name can also be spelled Codey or Codie.
This religious name means “priest.”
Also the son of Victoria and David Beckham, Cruz means “cross.”
It means “song” so fingers crossed he'll be musically inclined.
Literally meaning “thick head of hair,” you’ll know if this one will fit right off the bat.
36. ClarkAlso spelled Clarke, it’s derived from the English surname. Not to mention, its Superman’s alter-ego, which makes it even cooler.
This unisex moniker means “sturdy.”
No doubt made popular by Miley Cyrus and her large family.
This French name means “cowboy.” Yee-haw.
Other variations include Cori, Koree, Korey, Corrie, Cory and Corie, to name a few.
41. ChandlerIt means “candle maker” (we’re looking at you, Chandler Bing).
This powerful (not to mention, unisex) name means “victorious one” and is of Arabic origin. It’s also the name of Tia Mowry’s daughter.
“Bringer of peace.” Need we say more?
The name Cannon means “clergyman” and is of English origin. It’s also a form of the name Cain, which means "wolf cub."
Courtesy of Scotland, it literally means “dove.” We love Cal for short.
46. CassiusRefer back to #29 for nickname inspo.
Also spelled Kurtis, this Latin name means “courteous or courtly.”
We can thank famous singer Bing Crosby for the name’s popularity.
Of both Hebrew and Spanish origin, Carmelo is also a saint's name and—in modern times—tied to basketball player Carmelo Anthony.
Crew is a name of Latin origin meaning “chariot.” The name became more popular in recent years after Joanna Gaines chose it for her youngest son.