Corrigan

Corrigan comes from an Irish surname, an anglicized form of Ó Corragáin meaning “descendant of Corragán”, the later made up of Irish corr meaning “pointed” (such as in reference to a spear or a lance) and the diminutive suffix -an. Spelled Korrigan, it becomes a creature in Breton folklore, a fairy or dwarf-like creature; Korrigan means “little dwarf” made up…

Colton

Colton comes from an English surname name, originally used as a location name for someone who came from a place called Colton. It’s made up from Old English cola meaning “coal, charcoal” and tun (settlement; enclosure). Nicknames: Col, Colt Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Kolton (English) Kolten (English) Colten (English)  

Conleth

Conleth is an Irish male name, the anglicized form of Old Irish Conláed meaning “chaste fire”, made up from Gaelic elements connla (pure, chase) and áed (fire) essentially meaning “pure fire” or “purifying fire”. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Conley (Irish) Conláed (Irish) Connlaodh (Irish) Conlaeth (Irish) Conlaith (Irish)  

Claude

Claude is a French unisex name, the French form of Claudius, an Ancient Roman family name which could be related to Latin claudus meaning “lame, limping; cripple) which seems to be derived from a PIE root word, or perhaps from a pre-Greek origin. Claude is also a French surname originating from the given name. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Male forms:…

Chryses

Chryses is the name of several figures in Greek mythology. In the Iliad it’s the name of a Trojan priest of Apollo whose daughter, Chryseis, was abducted by Agamemnon as a war prize. When her father tried to ransom her back, Agamemnon refused and Chryses prayed to Apollo, who sent a plague upon the Greek armies, forcing him to return…

Corbin

Corbin comes from a French and English surname meaning “little crow” or “little raven” made up of Old French corb (crow, raven) combined with a diminutive suffix. It comes from Latin corvus (raven) which derives from a PIE root word. Origin: Proto-Indo-European Variants: Corbyn (English) Corben (English) Korbin (English) Korben (English) Corvinus (Ancient Roman) Corvus (Ancient Roman)…

Charles

Charles comes from Germanic Karl meaning “man” via Proto-Germanic *karilaz (free man) derived from a PIE root word. It was originally used to refer to men who were not thralls or or servants but who still lived at the bottom of society, connoting the idea of a “free man”. Charles is also a surname originating from the given name. Nicknames:…

Chuck

Chuck originates as a nickname for Charles, the English form of Germanic Karl meaning “man” via Proto-Germanic *karilaz (free man) derived from a PIE root word. It was originally used to refer to men who were not thralls or or servants but who still lived at the bottom of society, connoting the idea of a “free man”. Nicknames: Chuckie/Chucky Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

Christie

Christie is often used as a nickname for Christopher or Christina or any variants of the names, making it a unisex name. The names comes from Ancient Greek Khristos meaning “anointed” or “the anointed one”, via from Ancient Greek khrī́ō (to anoint oneself, to rub) derived from a PIE root word *gʰer- (to rub); Christopher is a combination of Khristos and Ancient Greek pheros…