C names

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Index

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CadenCaiusCalumCamila –  CarlaCarmenCarolineCarolyn –  CarterCasey – CeceCemileCésarChadChanceChaoCharlesCharlotteChaseCheng – CherylChristinaChristopher

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Cindy – Clara – Claudia – ClaudioClifford – Cody – Cole – Colleen – Colton – Connie – CraigCristian – Cúthalion – Cynthia



Caden

  • From: Irish surname Caden which is the reduced form of Gaelic surname Mac Cadáin Variants of the name are: Cayden, Kaeden, Caiden, Kaden, Caeden, etc…
  • Meaning: Mac Cadáin means Son of Cadán
  • Quenya: Catánion (Catan+[-ion] = Orthographic equivalent+[“son of” suffix])



Caius

  • From: Roman praenomen Gaius (masculine form of  Gaia) which came from Etruscan origin
  • Meaning: Unknown
  • Quenya: Caiyos (Unfortunately, this is not etymologically based since there’s no meaning known. It’s simply a transliteration of the name written according to Quenya orthography)





Calum

  • From: Scottish form of COLVMBA which is a late Latin name.
  • Meaning: dove
  • Quenya: Cucuo (cucua+[o] = dove+[masculine names suffix])




Camila

  • From: Spanish and Portuguese form of Camilla which is the feminine form of CAMILLVS a Roman cognomen of Etruscan origin.
  • Meaning: Unknown
  • Quenya: Camilla (orthographic equivalent)

Camilla

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Carla

  • From: Spanish feminine form of  Germanic Karl.
  • Meaning: See Charles entry here
  • Quenya: Nerië (nér+[ië] = man+[feminine names suffix]) or Ohtatyarë (ohtatyarë = female warrior)





Carmen

  • From: Medieval Spanish form of Carmel coming from Hebrew  כַּרְמֶל (Karmel). Carmen took this form under the influence of the Latin word CARMEN.
  • Meaning:  כַּרְמֶל (Karmel) means “garden” while Latin CARMEN means “song”.
  • Quenya: Tarwë (tarwa+[ë] = garden+[feminine names suffix]) OR Lindë (lindë = song)





Caroline

  • From: French feminine form of CAROLVS which is the Latin form of Charles. Variants include: Carolyn, Carlyn, Karolyn, Carolina, Kája, Carolien, Karoliina, etc.
  • Meaning: See Charles entry here
  • Quenya: Nérië (nér+[ië] = n. man+[feminine names suffix]) OR Ohtatyarë (ohtatyaro+[ë] = n. warrior+[feminine names suffix])

Nérië Ohtatyarë

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Carter

  • From: English surname
  • Meaning: One who uses a cart
  • Quenya: Norellindo (norellë+[-indo] = n. cart+[masculine agental suffix])

Norellindo


Casey

  • From:  Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh
  • Meaning: Ó Cathasaigh means ‘descendant of Cathasach which means “vigilant”
  • Quenya: Tirissëo (tiris+{ëa}+[o] = n. vigil+{adj. suffix}+[masculine names suffix]) Tirissië (tiris+{ëa}+[ië] = n. vigil+{adj. suffix}+[feminine names suffix]

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Cece

  • From: Diminutive of Cecilia and other names containing a similar sound. Cecilia is the Latinate feminine form of Roman family name CAECILIVS, derived from the Latin word CAECVS.
  • Meaning: CAECVS means “blind”
  • Quenya: Úcenincë ({ú-}+cenë+[-incë] = {negative prefix}+vb. to see+[diminutive suffix])

Úcenincë

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Cemile

  • From: Feminine Turkish form of  Cemil. It may also be derived from Feminine Arabic name جميلة  (Jamila).
  • Meaning: Kindness or beautiful
  • Quenya: Márië (márië = n. goodness, kindness) OR Vanimë (vanima+[ë] = adj. beautiful+[feminine names suffix])

Márië Vanimë


César

  • From: French, Spanish & Portuguese form of CAESAR, a Roman cognomen  from Latin CAESARIES
  • Meaning: CAESAR possibly meant hairy as CAESARIES means hair.
  • Quenya: Findessëo (findessëa+[o] = adj. hairy+[masculine names suffix])




Chad

  • From: Old English name Ceadda
  • Meaning: Unknown for certain but possibly based on Welsh cad “battle”
  • Quenya: Ohto (ohta+[o] = n. battle, war+[masculine names suffix])

Ohto

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Chance

  • From: Originally a masculine diminutive of the Norman surname Chauncey. Usually given in reference to the English word chance.
  • Meaning: The meaning of Chauncey is unknown. Chance means “luck, fortune”.
  • Quenya: Marto (marto = n. fortune, fate, lot)

Marto


Chao

  • From: Chinese 超 (chao)
  • Meaning: To jump over, to leap over, to pass over, to overtake
  • Quenya: Lahtaron (lahta+{ro}+[n] = to pass over, to excel+{agent suffix -er}+[masculine names suffix])




Charles

  • From: Germanic name Karl, which was derived from the same Germanic word. However, an alternative theory states that it is derived from the common Germanic element hari
  • Meaning: Karl means ‘man’ & hari means ‘army, warrior’
  • Quenya: Nér (nér = man) or Ohtatyaro (ohtatyaro = warrior)





Charlotte

  • From: French feminine diminutive of Charles.
  • Meaning: See Charles entry here.
  • Quenya: Nerincë (nér+[incë] = man+[diminutive suffix]) OR Ohtatyarincë (ohtatyaro+[incë] = warrior+[diminutive suffix])

Nerincë Ohtatyarincë

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Chase

  • From: Middle English surname
  • Meaning: Chase, hunt. Originally it was a nickname for huntsman.
  • Quenya: Roimero (roimë+[-ro] = n. hunt+[masculine agental suffix] 

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Cheng

  • From: Chinese  or  .
  • Meaning: 成 means “accomplish, succeed” and  “sincere”.
  • Quenya: Sando (sanda+[o] = adj. true, abiding, sincere+[masculine names suffix])

Sando

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Cheryl

  • From: English elaboration of Cherie, perhaps influenced by Beryl.
  • Meaning: Cherie comes from French chérie meaning “darling” while Beryl is the clear or pale green precious stone.
  • Quenya: Mellaissar (melda+[lai-]+{-ssar} = adj. dear+[prefix “green”]+{suffix “stone”})

Mellaissar


Christina

  • From: From CHRISTIANA, the Latin feminine form of CHRISTIANVS derived from the Greek Χριστός (Christos) who originally came from Hebrew  מָשִׁיחַ (mashiyach) a.k.a. messiah.
  • Meaning: CHRISTIANA means “a christian” (female)
  • Quenya: Hristinna (As the orthographic equivalent of Christ in Quenya “Hristo” is widely used, I chose here not to follow the etymology of the name, which is possible, and maintain the well-composed Hristo as foundation.)




Christopher

  • From: Late Greek name Χριστοφορος (Christophoros) It was derived from Χριστος (Christos) combined with φερω (phero). Variants include: Kristoffer, Hristofor, Krsto, Cristoforo, Christoph, Krzysztof, Cristóvão, etc.
  • Meaning: Bearing Christ
  • Quenya: Hristocolëo (Hristo+colë+[o] = Christ+bear+[masculine names suffix])

Hristocolëo

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