-  Home

 -  Town Links

 -  First Names Index

 -  Family Trees

 -  Last Name Search

 -  Town Search

 -  Zip Code Search

 -  ;Contributions

 -  ;Forums

 -   About Us



Avitrees Home
Italian first names beginning with the letter C
Italian EtymologyEnglish
Cado Name of Celtic origin; herald, messenger.N/A
Caffaro Very rare name, of Arabic origin; corrects errors. N/A
Caifa From the Aramaic "Kaýapha"; riddle. N/A
Caio Derived from the Latin "gajus"; happy. N/A
Calanico From the Phoenician; wooden. N/A
Calepodio Name given to a Latin tribe; one with hot feet. N/A
Calimerio From the ancient Latino, he with clean feet. Found also as Calimero. N/A
Callimaco From the Latin "Callimacus", also from the Greek "Kallimachos", with the meaning "beautiful" or "glorious fighter". N/A
Callinica From ancient Greek; she who wins by beauty. N/A
Callinico From ancient Greek; he who wins by beauty. N/A
Calliopa Derived from Calliope, the Greek muse of epic poetry; she who has beautiful eyes. N/A
Calliopo Derived from Calliope, the Greek muse of epic poetry; he who has beautiful eyes. N/A
Callista Feminine name derived from the Greek "Kallýsta"; beautiful. N/A
Callisto Masculine name derived from the Greek "KÓllistos"; beautiful. N/A
Callistrato Very ancient name which bears good omen; he who has good fortune in his travels. N/A
Calmino From the Greek "Kayma", with the meaning of peaceful. N/A
Calogero From the Greek "Kal˛gheros", latinized as "Cal˛gerus"; beautiful old age. N/A
Calpurnia From the Latin "calpurnias", derived from the word "calpar"; chalice, cup. N/A
Camanto Italianized form of the Celtic "Chamant"; he who makes noise. N/A
Camelia From the Greek "gamŔlios"; born of a righteous wedding. N/A
Camerino Derived from the cognomen of the noble people of Sulpicia; citizen of Cameria. N/A
Camilla From the Latin "camilla"; noble girl who assists with the sacrifices. N/A
Camillo From the Greek "Kadmýlos", from the island of Samothrßki; high priest who assists in special ceremonies. N/A
Candida Derived from the Latin cognomen "Candidus"; very white, candid. N/A
Candido Derived from the Latin "Candidus", from the word "canderee"; blindingly white. N/A
Canico Derived from Gaelic; guardian. N/A
Canione Derived from Gaelic; splendid guardian. N/A
Cantidiano From ancient Latin; he who loves to sing. N/A
Cantidio From ancient Latin; he who sings. N/A
Canuto Derived from the Danish "knude"; knot, tie. N/A
Canzianilla Name of ethnic origin, "from Cantium", today's Kent, south east England. N/A
Canziano Name of ethnic origin, "from Cantium", today's Kent, south east England. N/A
Canzio Name of ethnic origin, "from Cantium", today's Kent, south east England. N/A
Capitolina Derived from "Capitolinus", name of the Romans who lived on the Capitoline hill. N/A
Capitone From the Latin "capito"; "che ha grossa testa".who has a big head. N/A
Caprasio Derived from the cognomen given to the people who lived in the Susa Valley in the Piedmont region. Goat herder. N/A
Caralippo Derived from the Ionian region; who wears his hair back. N/A
Carauno Derived from the Celtic; bald N/A
Cariberto Derived from ancient Saxon "Haribert", latinized as "CharibŔrtus"; clear warrior. N/A
Carina Name of ethnic origin, "inhabitant of the Carinae" or the "Carene", district of Rome. N/A
Carisio From the Greek "Charites"; who grants graces. N/A
Carita Derived from the Latin "caritas", from the word "carus"; loved, doted on. N/A
Caritina Dinimutive of "CaritÓ" or Charity; oved, doted on. N/A
Caritone From the Latin; he who has much love. N/A
Carla From very ancient and archaic German; free woman. N/A
Carlo From very ancient and archaic German; free man. N/A
Carlotta Feminine form of "Carlo", from very ancient and archaic German; free woman. N/A
Carmela Derived from the Hebrew "ChÓrmel"; divine garden, God's garden. N/A
Carmelo Masculine form of "Carmela" with the same meaning; divine garden, God's garden. N/A
Carmen Spanish form of "Carmela", derived from the Hebrew "ChÓrmel"; God's garden. N/A
Carmine Name used in the masculine or feminine, derived from the Hebrew "ChÓrmel"; God's garden. N/A
Caro From the Latin "Carus", very common in Roman times; doted on. N/A
Carola Shortened form of "Carolina", derived from "Carla"; free woman. N/A
Carolina Diminutive of "Carolina", derived from "Carla"; free woman. N/A
Carpo From the Greek "karpos"; fruit. N/A
Carpoforo From the Greek; who bears fruit. N/A
Carponio From the Greek; illustrious fruit. N/A
Carterio Name of ethnic origin, inhabitant of "Karta" or "Qarta", city quoted in the Bible. N/A
Casdoa Ancient feminine name from Asia Minor of unknown etymology. N/A
Casilda Derived from the Latin name "Cassia", feminine form of "Cassio". N/A
Casimiro Derived from the Polish "Kazimierz", latinized as "Casimýrus"; who brings peace. N/A
Cassandra Derived from the Greek "Kassandras"; triumphant. N/A
Cassia Derived from a cognomen of a Roman people, tied to on of the ancient roads that leads to Rome. N/A
Cassiano From the Latin "Cassianus", derived from the Sanscrit "sasadÓnah"; armed with helmet. N/A
Cassina Ancient Latin feminine name, belonging to the family of Cassia. N/A
Cassio Name given to the ancient Cassia road, from the Latin "Cassius", metal helmet. N/A
Casto From the Latin "castus"; pure, innocent. N/A
Castolo Variant of the name "Casto"; pure, innocent. N/A
Castore Derived from the Latin "CÓstor", combined from the Greek "kata-storŔ˘" with the meaning of down to earth, giving. N/A
Castorio Variant of Castore and with the same meaning. N/A
Castrense Name of ethnic origin, from the Latin; adept at living. N/A
Castriziano From the Latin; son of an official. N/A
Cataldo From the Germanic "hatu" and "wald"; strongest in war. N/A
Caterina Derived from the Greek "kata˛s"; pure. N/A
Catervo From Latin, extracted from an ancient Celtic word; multitude, turbulent. N/A
Cato From ancient Latin; who lowers himself. N/A
Catteo Common variant of "Zaccheo"; he whom God remembers. N/A
Catulino From ancient Latin; puppy, small dog. N/A
Ceadda From the Celtic; obedient. N/A
Ceccardo Common variant of Francesco. Derived from ancient High German "Franch"; free N/A
Cecco Diminutive of Francesco with the same meaning; free N/A
Cecilia Derived from "Caecilia", cognomen of a Latin people, extracted from Caeculus and originated from "caecus"; blind. N/A
Ceciliano Derived from the feminine "Caecilia", from "caecus"; blind. N/A
Cecilio Masculine from of Cecilia with the same meaning; blind. N/A
Cefa Derived from Aramaeic "Kepha"; rock. N/A
Celerina From the Latin "celer"; swift, ready. N/A
Celerino Masculine form of Celerina; swift, ready. N/A
Celeste Derived from the Latin "caelŔstis"; from the heavens. N/A
Celestina Masculine name derived from the Latin "caelestem"; from the sky. N/A
Celestino Feminine name derived from the Latin "caelestem"; from the sky. N/A
Celiano Derived from the Greek "Koilos"; dug, unearthed. N/A
Celidonia Derived from the Greek "kelidonion"; herb that flowers with yellow petals. N/A
Celidonio Derived from the Greek "kelidonion"; herb that flowers with yellow petals. N/A
Celinia Derived from the Celtic "Cilinia"; attractive, beautiful. N/A
Celio Derived from the Greek "Koilos", latinized as Celius; cavern, cavity. N/A
Celso Derived from the Latin "Celsus", also from the Greek "kŔll˘"; magnificent. N/A
Cenere From the Celtic, he sho venerates the martyrs. N/A
Cenerico From the name "CÚnÚrÚ", from the Celtic, he who venerates the martyrs. N/A
Censurio Derived from the Latin "Censorius"; censor. N/A
Centolla From the Celtic, dressed in rags. N/A
Ceolfrido From the Celtic, has found peace. N/A
Cerbagio Common variant of Gervasio; warrior with the sharp lance. N/A
Cerbonio From ancient Latin found also as Cerbone; with beatiful face. N/A
Cereale From Latin, the goddes "Cerere"; goddes of agriculture. N/A
Cerino Name of ethnic origin, latinized as Cerinus, from "Cerinia", the ancient "Keryneia", on the northern shore of Cyprus. N/A
Ceronne From the Celtic, carob. N/A
Cesare From the Etruscan "Aisar", latinized as Caesar; great. N/A
Cesaria Feminine form of Cesario; devoted to Cesar. N/A
Cesario Derived from Latin; devoted to Cesar. N/A
Cesidio Name of Etruscan origin; pale, ashen. N/A
Cesira From the Etruscan "Aisar", latinized as Caesar; great, divine. N/A
Chelidonia Derived from the Greek "kelidonion"; herb that flowers with yellow petals. N/A
Cheremone Derived from ancient Egyptian; friend of the angels. N/A
Cherubino From the Hebrew "cherubim"; celestial spirit. N/A
Chetira From the Arabic "Ketira"; fertile. N/A
Chiaffredo Name found predominantly in Piedmont. Derived from the German "Gotifredus"; protected by God. N/A
Chiara From the Latin adjective "clarus"; clear, illustrious. N/A
Chiaro From the Latin "Clarius"; clear, illustrious. N/A
Childeberto From the ancient Danish "Hildeberd"; he who shines in battle. N/A
Childerico From ancient Germanic "Hilderik"; powerful in battle. N/A
Chiliano From the Greek "chilias" which means millenarian. Name given to the Chiliasts, those who believe in God's one thousand year reign on earth.N/A
Chionia From the Greek "chidon"; like the snow, snowy. N/A
Christian Variant of Cristiano. From the Latin "christianus"; he who lives according to God's law. N/A
Cibardo From the Celtic; defender of nutriment. N/A
Cilinia From the Celtic; attractive, beautiful. N/A
Cimone Derived from the Greek "Kym˘n"; agitated, dynamic. N/A
Cincinnato Derived from the Greek "kýkinnos"; curly haired. N/A
Cindeo Derived from archaic Latin; divine guardian. N/A
Cinzia From from one of the nicknames given to Diana or Artemide; moon. Could also be a diminutive of Giacinta. N/A
Cipriano Name of ethnic origin; from Cyprus. N/A
Cirano Name of ethnic origin, derived from "Cyrneus"; Corsican. N/A
Cirenia Name of ethnic origin, derived from "Cyrenaeus"; from Cirene. N/A
Ciria Name derived from the mythical bird "Ciris", from which mutated Scylla, daughter of Nisus, king of Megara. N/A
Ciriaca From the Greek; lady, queen. N/A
Ciriaco Derived from the Greek "kyrios"; lord. N/A
Cirilla Feminine form of Cirillo; lady, queen. N/A
Cirillo From the Persian "Kurush", latinized as "Cyrillus"; young king. N/A
Cirino Diminutive of Ciro, from the Latin "Cyrus"; owner, lord. N/A
Cirione Name of ethnic origin; from Cirene. N/A
Ciro From ancient Persian, latinized as "Cyrus"; lord, king. N/A
Cisello From archaic Latin; stranger, outsider. N/A
Citino From ancient Phoenician; herald. N/A
Clara From the Latin "clÓra"; clear, shining. N/A
Clarenzio From the Latin "Clarus"; illustrious. N/A
Clateo From archaic Latin; he who shuts, locks. N/A
Claudia Derived from Clausus, cognomen of Sabine origin, latinized as Claudius; ignifica "zoppa".he who limps. N/A
Claudiano Derived from Claudius and with the same meaning. N/A
Claudio Name of Sabine origin; he who limps. N/A
Cleandro From the Greek "klŔandros"; man of glory. N/A
Clelia From the Greek "klŔos"; glory. N/A
Clemente Derived from Clementis, name given to a Latin people, combined form of clemens - tis; benign, compassionate. N/A
Clementina Derived from Clemente; benign, compassionate. Clementine
Clementino Masculine form of Clementina and with the same meaning. N/A
Clemenzia From the Latin "clementia"; benign, meek. N/A
Cleo Typically feminine name, from the Latin Clio and the Greek "klei˘; render famous. N/A
Cleofa From the Aramaic "Kalpai", corresponding to the Greek "KleopÔs"; glorous. N/A
Cleofe Derived from the Greek "klÚos" and "˘p˛", latinized as "Cleophae"; glorious face. N/A
Cleonico Name of ethnic origin, from Cleone, city of Argolide. N/A
Cleopatra Derived from the Greek "kleos" and "patr˛s"; of great fame. N/A
Clero From the Greek "kleeros"; heredity. N/A
Cleto From the Greek "kleítós"; famous, glorious. N/A
Climaco From the Latin; with ladder. N/A
Clinio From the Greek "klinee"; bed. N/A
Clodoaldo From the franco-germanic "Chlodowald", shortened by the French as Cloud; famous sovereign. N/A
Clodolfo From ancient Saxon; glorious wolf. N/A
Clodomiro From ancient Germanic "Chlodomir"; celebrated for his glory. N/A
Clodoveo From ancient French "Cloevis", and after "Clovis", latinized as "Clodovaeus" or "Chlodovechus", corresponding to Ludwig or Louis. N/A
Cloe From the Greek "ckl˛˛"; verdant, young, fresh. N/A
Cloride Like Cloe, from the Greek; young, fresh. N/A
Clorinda From the Greek "kl˘rýtŔs"; green rock. N/A
Clotario From ancient French "Clotaire", and the germanic "Chlothar"; famous warrior. N/A
Clotilde From ancient French "hlod" and "hilt"; illustrious in battle. N/A
Cloto From the Greek "Kl˘t˘", literally I weave. N/A
Coclite From the Latin "c˛clitem"; blind in on eye. N/A
Codrato From ancient Macedonian; he with followers. N/A
Cointa From ancient Celtic; anointed. N/A
Coletta Diminutive of Nicoletta, feminine form of Nicola; victorious over the people. N/A
Colmanno From the Irish "Columan"; dove, pure. N/A
Colmano From the Anglosaxon "Colman"; dove, pure. N/A
Colmazio From the Latin "cumulatio"; he who grows, augments. N/A
Colomanno From ancient Magyar "KÓlmÓn"; dove, pure. N/A
Colomba Feminine name from the Latin "columba" or "columbus"; dove, pure. N/A
Colombano From an ancient celtic word similat to the Latin Columba; pure, dove. N/A
Colombo From the Latin; dove, pure. N/A
Columba From the Latin; dove, pure. N/A
Comano From ancient Gaelic; sleepy. N/A
Concessa From the Latin "concessio"; agrees, concurs. N/A
Concesso From the Latin "concessio"; agrees, concurs. N/A
Concetta From the Latin "concipio"; conceives. N/A
Concordia From two Latin words, cum and cordis; harmony, unity. N/A
Concordio From two Latin words, cum and cordis; harmony, unity. N/A
Conone From the Greek "koonos"; cone. N/A
Consolata From Latin; consoled. N/A
Consorzia From the Latin "consortium"; participate, take part. N/A
Contardo From the Germanic "Gundhard", latinized as "Guntardus"; bold, warrior. N/A
Conte From the Latin "comes"; friend of the prince. N/A
Coprete From ancient Latin; egregious. N/A
Cora From the Greek "k˛r˛"; young girl. N/A
Corbiniano From the Celtic; corvine, like a crow. N/A
Cordelia Name of unknown etymology. Perhaps from the latin; with heart. N/A
Cordula From the Celtic; dragonfly. N/A
Corebo From the Celtic; with pure heart. N/A
Coreno From the Gaelic; dancer. N/A
Corentino From the Gaelic; loves to dance. N/A
Corinna From the Greek "kor˛"; young girl. N/A
Coriolano From the nickname given to the Roman general Caio Gneo Marcio, who conquere Corioli, capital of the Volsci tribe in the Lazio region of Italy. N/A
Cornelia Name of ethnic origin, from "CornŔ", near Rome. N/A
Cornelio Name of ethnic origin, from "CornŔ", near Rome. N/A
Cornuto From the Latin adjective "cornutus"; with horns. N/A
Corona From the Latin; clear, brilliant. N/A
Coronato From the Latin; he with crown. N/A
Corradino Diminutive of Corrado, Conrad, from ancient German; ardent counselor. N/A
Corrado From the ancient german words of 'kuon" and "rad"; ardent counselor. Conrad
Cosimo From the Greek 'k˛smios"; well ordered, not chaotic. N/A
Cosma From the Greek 'k˛smios"; well ordered, not chaotic. N/A
Costante From the Latin "costÓntem"; tenacious, unwaivering. N/A
Costantina Feminine form of Costantino, tenacious. N/A
Costantino Variant of Costnate and with the same meaning. N/A
Costanza Name given to the wife of Henry the fourth. N/A
Costanzo From the Latin adjective "costans"; tenacious. N/A
Cottido From the Latin; daily, every day. N/A
Cozio From the Latin "Cottius" and of Celtic origin. N/A
Cratone From the Greek, name given in honor of the mythological god "Cratos"; strong. N/A
Crazio From the ancient Goth "kreuzen"; make the sign of the cross. N/A
Cremenzio From the Latin, like the name Crescente; who grows in family size. N/A
Crescente From the Latin "crŔscens"; who augments, grows in family size. N/A
Crescentino From the Latin "crŔscens"; who augments, grows in family size. N/A
Crescenzia From the Latin; who grows. N/A
Crescenziana From the Latin; who grows. N/A
Crescenziano From the Latin; who grows. N/A
Crescenzio From the Latin; who grows. N/A
Crescenzione From the Latin; who grows. N/A
Cresconio From ancient High German "Chrësso"; lives next to ditches. N/A
Crespignano From the Latin "crispus"; curly haired. N/A
Crespino From the Latin "crispus"; curly haired. N/A
Crisante From the Greek; opposes worldly riches. N/A
Crisoforo From the Greek; far from wordly riches. N/A
Crisogono From the Greek; born rich, in gold. N/A
Crisostomo From the Greek "chrysos" and "stoma"; golden toungue. Name given to eloquent orators. N/A
Crisotelo From archaic Latin; swift. N/A
Crispina From the Latin; with curls. N/A
Crispiniano From the Latin; with curly hair. N/A
Crispino From the Latin; with curly hair. N/A
Crispo From the Latin; with curly hair. N/A
Crispolo From the Latin "Crispulus"; curly haired. N/A
Cristaldo Hybrid name from the Greek "Christos" and the Germanico "Ald"; strong in Christ. N/A
Cristanziano From the Latin; christian from Anzio. N/A
Cristian Variant of "Cristiano"; he who lives according to Christ's law. Christian
Cristiana Fromt the Latin "christianus"; he who lives according to Christ's law. N/A
Cristiano Fromt the Latin "christianus"; he who lives according to Christ's law. N/A
Cristina Feminine name from the Greek "Christ˛s"; messiah. Christina
Cristo From the Hebrew "mÔshi'na", anointed. Translated in Greek as "Christ˛s"; messiah. N/A
Cristoforo From the Latin "Christophorus"; he who brings Christ. N/A
Cromazio From the Greek, with color. N/A
Cronida Ancient name given in honor of Jupiter, son of Chronos; time. N/A
Cucufate From ancient Phoenician; loves to play. N/A
Cunegonda From ancient German "Kunigund"; fights for the bloodline. N/A
Cunialdo wise and brave. N/A
Cuniberto From the German "Kunibert"; known for bravery. N/A
Cunizza Derived from Cunegonda; fights for the bloodline. N/A
Cupido From the Latin "cupere"; passion for love, desire. N/A
Curcodomo From Arabic; lives among the plants in the house. N/A
Curonoto From Macedonian; detailed scribe. N/A
Cutberto From ancient Danish, 'known for his bravery'. N/A
Cuzia From archaic Latin; protectress. N/A

Please signal spelling mistakes and send comments or suggestions to: Avitrees webmaster



Copyright © 2006 Joseph Montuori Maintained by nitboss