C Names – Baby names starting with C

View the meaning and learn how pronounce Irish baby names starting with C. Each C name has spoken audio so you can listen as names that start with C are read and get the correct pronunciation and meaning.

Cabhan

Meaning of the Irish name Cabhan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cabhan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: In Irish cabhan means “”grassy hill”” or “”hollow”” and is the name of the Ulster county …

Canice

Meaning of the Irish name Canice. Listen and learn how to pronounce Canice so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: coinneach “”attractive person,”” “”pleasant person.”” A sixth-century Irish missionary St. Canice founded churches in Ireland, …

Carney

Meaning of the Irish name Carney. Listen and learn how to pronounce Carney so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From cearnach “”victorious”” and implies “”victorious champion.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: Carney Cearney Kearney …

Carrick

Meaning of the Irish name Carrick. Listen and learn how to pronounce Carrick so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From carraig “”a rock.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: Carrick Carrig PRONUNCIATION: ENGLISH: Craig AUDIO: …

Carroll

Meaning of the name Carroll. Listen and learn how to pronounce Carroll so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: From the Irish word cearbhall and means “”fierce in battle.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: Carroll Cearul …

Cathal

Meaning of the Irish name Cathal. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cathal so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: cath “”battle”” and all “”mighty”” and signifies “”a great warrior.”” On his way home from a visit …

Cavan

Meaning of the name Cavan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cavan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: In Irish cabhan means “”grassy hill”” or “”hollow”” and is the name of the Ulster county Cavan. GENDER: …

Cearul

Meaning of the Irish name Cearul. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cearul so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From the Irish word cearbhall and means “”fierce in battle.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: …

Charles

Meaning of the name Charles. Listen and learn how to pronounce Charles so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: cath “”battle”” and all “”mighty”” and signifies “”a great warrior.”” On his way home from a visit to Rome …

Cian

Meaning of the Irish name Cian. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cian so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From cian “”ancient, enduring.”” In legend Cian Mac Mael Muad was the son-in-law of Brian Boru …

Ciaran

Meaning of the Irish name Ciaran. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ciaran so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: ciar “”dark”” and the diminutive -in it means “”little dark one.”” Popular for over 1500 years, at …

Cillian

Meaning of the Irish name Cillian. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cillian so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: cille means “”associated with the church.”” One St. Cillian left Ireland in about 650 AD …

Clearie

Meaning of the Irish name Clearie. Listen and learn how to pronounce Clearie so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: cliareach “”minstrel, scholar.”” A surname now used as a given name. GENDER: Boy | Male …

Clooney

Meaning of the Irish name Clooney. Listen and learn how to pronounce Clooney so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: Derived from the Irish word cluain meaning “”a green plain or pasture”” or may mean “”an …

Caireann

Meaning of the Irish name Caireann. Listen and learn how to pronounce Caireann so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: From the Gaelic cara + the diminutive -in meaning “little friend or little beloved.” Caireann Chasdubh (“Cairenn of the Dark …

Coilin

Meaning of the Irish name Coilin. Listen and learn how to pronounce Coilin so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From coll “”chieftan”” and the diminutive -in and would mean “”little chieftan.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: …

Caitlin

Meaning of the Irish name Caitlin. Listen and learn how to pronounce Caitlin so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: Devotion to St. Catherine came to Ireland with Christianity. Revered for her courage and …

Colin

Meaning of the name Colin. Listen and learn how to pronounce Colin so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: From coll “”chieftan”” and the diminutive -in and would mean “”little chieftan.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: Colin Coilin …

Caoilainn

Meaning of the Irish name Caoilainn. Listen and learn how to pronounce Caoilainn so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: caol ”slender” and fionn ”white, fair, pure.” Several saints were Caoilainn and one was described as “a …

Colm

Meaning of the Irish name Colm. Listen and learn how to pronounce Colm so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: A Gaelic form of the Latin columba meaning “”dove.”” St. Columba of Iona or …

Caoimhe

Meaning of the Irish name Caoimhe. Listen and learn how to pronounce Caoimhe so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: From caomh ”gentle, beautiful, precious.” The same root as Kevin, the name has become very popular …

Colman

Meaning of the Irish name Colman. Listen and learn how to pronounce Colman so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From the same root as Colm, it means “”little dove”” and has developed into …

Cara

Meaning of the Irish name Cara. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cara so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: In Irish cara simply means a “friend.” GENDER: Girl | Female IRISH NAME: Cara Caragh Caera …

Conall

Meaning of the Irish name Conall. Listen and learn how to pronounce Conall so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: Means friendship or could be from con “”a hound,”” as applied to a swift-footed warrior, and all “”great, …

Cassidy

Meaning of the Irish name Cassidy. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cassidy so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: From cas ”curly-haired.” The Cassidys were the hereditary physicians to the Maguires, the chiefs of County …

Conan

Meaning of the Irish name Conan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Conan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: An old name from con “”a hound”” or “”swift-footed warrior”” and in the form conan means “”little warrior.”” …

Conchobhar

Meaning of the Irish name Conchobhar. Listen and learn how to pronounce Conchobhar so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: Means “”lover of hounds.”” Conchobhar MacNessa was the king of Ulster and, according to …

Catherine

Meaning of the name Catherine. Listen and learn how to pronounce Catherine so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: Devotion to St. Catherine came to Ireland with Christianity. Revered for her courage and purity, Catherine …

Conlaoch

Meaning of the Irish name Conlaoch. Listen and learn how to pronounce Conlaoch so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From conn “”chief”” + laoch “”hero”” meaning “”highest chief.”” One of the earliest holders of the name was …

Catriona

Meaning of the Irish name Catriona. Listen and learn how to pronounce Catriona so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: An Irish form of Catherine that derives from an older Greek name meaning “clear, …

Connell

Meaning of the name Connell. Listen and learn how to pronounce Connell so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: Means friendship or could be from con “”a hound,”” as applied to a swift-footed warrior, and all “”great, mighty.”” In …

Chevonne

Meaning of the name Chevonne. Listen and learn how to pronounce Chevonne so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: Siobhan is another Irish form of Joan meaning “God is gracious.” A popular name in Ireland …

Connor

Meaning of the name Connor. Listen and learn how to pronounce Connor so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: Means “”lover of hounds.”” Conchobhar MacNessa was the king of Ulster and, according to legend, was …

Ciara

Meaning of the Irish name Ciara. Listen and learn how to pronounce Ciara so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: The feminine form of Ciaran, from the Irish ciar meaning “dark” and implies “dark hair and …

Conor

Meaning of the name Conor. Listen and learn how to pronounce Conor so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: Means “”lover of hounds.”” Conchobhar MacNessa was the king of Ulster and, according to legend, was …

Claire

Meaning of the Irish name Claire. Listen and learn how to pronounce Claire so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: A medieval name derived from Latin clarus ”clear, bright, famous.” St. Claire, a follower of St. …

Cormac

Meaning of the Irish name Cormac. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cormac so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: From old Irish corbmac “”son of the charioteer.”” Cormac Mac Airt was probably the most famous …

Craig

Meaning of the name Craig. Listen and learn how to pronounce Craig so you can get the correct pronunciation for this boy name. MEANING: From carraig “”a rock.”” GENDER: Boy | Male IRISH NAME: Craig Carrick Carrig PRONUNCIATION: ENGLISH: Craig AUDIO: (Listen …

Cliona

Meaning of the Irish name Cliona. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cliona so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: From clodhna meaning “shapely.” Cliodhna had three magical birds that could sing the sick to sleep …

Cronan

Meaning of the Irish name Cronan. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cronan so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name. MEANING: cron “”brown, sallow, dark-skinned.”” The seventh-century St. Cronan built a monastery in a very remote …

Cloda

Meaning of the name Cloda. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cloda so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name. MEANING: The river Clody runs through County Tipperary and County Wexford and like most Irish rivers is …

Clodagh

Meaning of the Irish name Clodagh. Listen and learn how to pronounce Clodagh so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: The river Clody runs through County Tipperary and County Wexford and like most Irish …

Colleen

Meaning of the Irish name Colleen. Listen and learn how to pronounce Colleen so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish girl name. MEANING: From the Irish cailin meaning “girl” and used by the Irish in the USA and Australia …