The most beautiful and sought after male names starting with the letter C.

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Male names starting with the letter C.

From Christian, one of the most popular male names of recent years, to Carlo today we offer you the guide to names for baby the letter C., with many curiosities, from the dates of the name day to the meanings.





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If you are expecting a baby boy and are choosing the name to give him, here we are today with a guide to names starting with the letter C. But before we start we want to give you some tips on how to choose the right name for your baby. You could start by consulting a dictionary of names, or by going to find your family's traditional names, or by looking at the useful ISTAT calculator on the most common names in the country, which gives you a standings of the 50 most used names in our country from 1999 to 2022, finally you could browse the classic book of male and female names, paying attention to the harmony and assonance that the chosen name would have with the surname.



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The most popular baby names with the letter C

If we take a look at the calculator made available by ISTAT we find the ranking of the 50 most popular names in the country of 2022. In this top 50 of names starting with C we find Christian, who ranks nineteenth with a value absolute of 2492, while its variant Cristian ranks in 37th place with an absolute value of 1367. But among the most popular male names starting with C we can also find others, with a more classic and traditional flavor. So here's one list of names starting with C among the most sought after by future parents with relative date on which the name day is celebrated.

  • Christian o Cristian: the name day is generally celebrated on 7th April in memory of San Cristiano or Chrètien, a priest in the parish of Saint'Albin in Douai, France. But you can also celebrate 12 and 22 November in honor of San Cristiano martyr and blessed Cristiano or Christian d'Auxerre
  • Christopher: the name day is usually celebrated on 25 July in honor of St. Christopher, martyr in Lycia
  • Claudio: the name day can be celebrated on July 7 or February 17
  • Carmine: the name day is celebrated on July 16, in honor of the Virgin of Carmel
  • Cyrus: the name day is celebrated on January 31 in memory of St. Cyrus of Alexandria, doctor and hermit, martyr to Canopus
  • Carmelo: as for Carmine, the name day is celebrated on July 16
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The most beautiful male names starting with C meaning and origin

If you are more inclined to choose a lucky and auspicious name, here is a list of ten male names starting with C that we have selected based on their meaning.

  1. Carlo: derives from German and means "free man"
  2. Cyrus: di origine persiana and means "re"
  3. Caesar: of Etruscan origin it means "the great"
  4. Corrado: of Germanic origin means "brave, valiant, who gives excellent advice"
  5. Constantine: of Latin origin means "he who has firmness"
  6. Cristian: of Latin origin, it means "who comes according to the law of Christ"
  7. Cataldo: of Germanic origin means "very strong in war"
  8. Cosimo: of Greek origin means "ordered"
  9. I grow up: of Latin origin means "he who grows up"
  10. Ciriaco: of Greek origin means "God, Lord"

List of Names beginning with the letter C.

In this list, however, you will find some male names starting with C for which we have created an in-depth guide on the meaning, origin, name day, personality of those who bear that name.

  • Claudio
  • Cristian

The most used male names with C according to Istat

As we said in the Top 50 of the most popular names in the country among those starting with C there are only two versions of the same name (Christian and Christian), but we can imagine that in the coming months the more traditional Christian will probably gain some positions thanks to the popularity of Cristiano Ronaldo.

In some regions the more traditional choice still prevails, linked to familiar names, so for example in the South names like Cyrus o Carmine they are particularly popular. So let's see what are the most popular names:

  • Christian: in 19th place with an absolute value of 2492
  • Christian: in 37th place with an absolute value of 1367
  • Christian: absolute value of 270
  • Carmine: in 2022 an absolute value of 333, a net decrease compared to the previous decade
  • Cyrus: an absolute value of 352
  • Claudio: absolute value in 2022 equal to 317
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