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First Name Directory - Starting with C

This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.

Carl is a North Germanic male name meaning "strong man" or "free man". The name originates in Scandinavia. The name equates royal status, it is the first name of many Kings of Sweden including Carl XVI Gustaf. It is popular in Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Norway, Sweden and largely popularized in the USA by Scandinavian descendants. Karl is a Germanic spelling very popular in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Norway and popularized by German speaking descendants in the USA; Anglo-Saxon-Frankish variant Charles popular in Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, the UK and the USA; Carlo variant name very popular in Italy and southern Switzerland; Carlos variant name very popular in Spain and Hispanic Latin America. Karol variant name in Poland and Slovakia.
Christer or Krister are varieties of Kristian male name, derived from the Latin name Christianus, which in turn comes from the Greek word khristian├│s, which means "follower of Christ".
Clas is a masculine given name. Notable people with the name include:
Calle is a Swedish male given name. Calle is a form of Carl. First name he is distributed in Scandinavia and Northern Germany.

In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.

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