As a parent, choosing a name is one of the most important decisions you will make for your child. Not to put any pressure on you, but that name will stay with them for the rest of their lives and can determine a lot about their future. Your child's name can make a difference in everything from their career path to the nicknames they are given on the playground. If you've been racking your brain for the perfect name for your new baby, you can easily turn to the alphabet. And if you don't want to look at too many letters, there are a lot of baby names that begin with 'C' to choose from.
From the classics to the contemporary to the co-ed, there is a 'C' name on this list that is sure to work no matter what you're looking for. Whether you want to pay homage to a character from the Bible, your favorite novel, or pop culture, there is something for everyone. Not only will the names on this list roll off of your tongue, they'll put your kid in a great position if he's ever called on alphabetically by his first name in school.
So stop stressing and and check out some of the 'C' names on this list. If you're not careful, you may find more than a few that catch your eye.
Take a cue from the British royal family. Charlotte is the feminine version of Charles, which means "free man."
Carter means "transporter of goods by cart." And as long as it isn't your last name, it's an adorable choice for a little boy.
Caleb means "devotion to God," and has lots of classic literary references. The name was featured in both Middlemarch and East of Eden.
Claire means "bright, clear," and is a beautiful name for a little girl.
Casey means "brave in battle," and works in a badass kind of way for either a boy or a girl.
A Scottish name meaning, "crooked nose," Cameron might want to keep that to himself when he starts school.
The name Camille means "young ceremonial attendant," which is perfect for a little girl who loves to entertain.
A classically sweet name that will never go out of style, Catherine means "pure."
The name Carson means "son of the marsh-dwellers." Does that make you an alligator?
Colin means "pup," probably the only thing as cute as your new little baby.
The name Chase means "to hunt," perfect for a little boy with an adventurous spirit.
An Irish name meaning "curly-haired," Cassidy probably won't have very much curly hair on her head as a newborn.
You may not be able to get her to eat anything green during the toddler years, but the name Chloe means "young green shoot."
An adorably hip name for your baby boy, Colton means "from the coal or dark town."
She may not sound so great at 3 in the morning, but the name Calliope means "beautiful voice."
Connor means "lover of hounds," which is great if you've got a dog in the family.
She may not be able to predict the future, but when she's a baby, Cassandra, which means "prophetess," probably knows that a nap will be involved soon.
Cade means "round; or barrel," which is what will come to mind when you see your new little guy's belly.
The name Candace means "white, pure, sincere," and is perfect for your new little lady.
A great name that works for both boys and girls. Camden means "winding valley." It's also the name of Vanessa and Nick Lachey's son.
The name Clayton means "place with good clay." But unless you're into pottery, that probably doesn't make a difference.
The Irish variation of Catherine, Caitlyn means "pure." When the world met Caitlyn Jenner, this name gained a renewed popularity.
Christian means "follower of Christ," but if you've seen 50 Shades of Grey, you know the name can take on an entirely different meaning.