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First Name Directory - Starting with C

This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.

CARA is a feminine given name. It has its origin in the Indo-European language. He was acquired in the Latin or Italian, as well as the Q Celtic languages and means "the dearest, the expensive" (cf. French: Cher Ami, "dear, expensive friend"). In the Nordic languages, CARA is also an acronym for Carola in use. A common variant, especially in North America, is Kara.
Cassandra is a Greek given name. In Greek mythology, Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy; she had the gift of prophecy but the curse that her prophecies would never be believed.
Cecilia, which is the name of Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of music, has been a consistently used name in the United States, where it has ranked among the top 500 names for girls for more than 100 years. It was the 274th most popular name for American girls born in 2007. It was the 317th most popular given name for women and girls in the United States census of 1990. It also ranked among the top 100 names for girls born in Sweden in the early years of the 21st century.
Clelia is a feminine given name derived from the Latin Cloelia, associated with the root of the verb cluere "to have renown, fame," and the name therefore means "illustrious, famous." In Roman legend Cloelia was a maiden who was given to an Etruscan invader as a hostage, but managed to escape by swimming across the Tiber.
Carletta is a female given name or a family name of Italian origin.
Clélia is a name women of Italian origin, popularized in France by the novel by Stendhal, the Charterhouse of Parma.

In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.

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