Dog Names that Start with C

c is the third letter of the alphabet. There are unlimited cute, cool, unique female and male dog names that start with the letter C. Depending on you puppy’s looks, character, origin etc., here is a collection C dog names from which you can find inspiration or ideas.

Top C Dog Names with Meaning-{Unisex(Male/Female)}

These list comprises of the most used and liked Dog names that start with C.

  • CocoMeans Chocolate Bean. It is of American origin. A name that is primarily used for male dogs.
  • CooperOrigin of Cooper.Transferred use of the English surname that originated as an occupational name for a cooper, a cask or barrel maker or seller.Used primarily as a male name.
  • Chloe-Is feminine name meaning “blooming”or’fertility” origin being Greek.’
  • Callie-Meaning.Beautiful.The name is of Greek Origin,primarily used for female dogs
  • Chewy-Origin is American. Chewy is like to chew or Short for Chewbacca.Chewbacca is also a character from the “Star Wars’.
  • Cookie– A unisex English name that means Sweet Biscuit
  • Cody-Derived from Irish Gaelic surname Mac Oda (son of Odo),a name thought to date to the 13th century.Odo is an obsolete name meaning”wealthy”.
  • Copper-Gets its name from the Latin word Cuprum, meaning from the island of Cyprus. Can be used for both male and female.
  • Cash– A male English name meaning maker of chests.
  • Chance-A masculine name. The given name is Middle English origin,meaning “good fortune”.The other variant is  an Old French origin from cheance, also middle English chea(u)nce meaning“Fortune.
  • Chase-Transferred use of English surname meaning “dweller at the hunting ground”, which os derived from the Old French chacier, chaseer(to hunt, to chase).
  • Chico-Spanish Origin meaning small, boy or child in Spanish language. Also, a nickname for Francisco in the Portuguese language.
  • Cleo– Male name of Greek origin.Shortform for Cleopatra or Cleophus and an alternate spelling of Clio.It means ‘pride’,’fame’,or ‘glory’.A male given name.
  • Chief– Of African origin meaning in charge. In Texas,U.S, some believe the name Chief is of American origin and means “Spiritual Leader”. Ideal for male dogs.
  • Cocoa-A unisex dog name is of American origin.
  • Chester– The name Chester means a Fortress, Camp and is of English Origin. Used primarily when naming boy pups.
  • Charlotte-A female name. Female form of the male name, Charlot,a diminutive of Charles.Of French Origin meaning,”Free man”.
  • Champ-A male name meaning ‘field’,or’open land’ whose origin is from Old French camp.
  • Chip-English name that is actually the shortform of Charles or Christopher,commonly used to refer to the saying,”a chip off the old block,”meaning a son who takes after his father(akin to junior).
  • Cosmo-Is a British/Italian male surname. It means order, decency, and beauty; English form os Cosimo introduced in Britain in the 18th Century.
  • Casey-A male name, derived either from the Irish Gaelic cathasaigh, meaning”vigilant”or “watchful’, or from combination of the initials K.C. It’s also a nickname, in the case of girls, it can be used as a derivative nickname for the name Cassandra.
  • Clyde– Masculine name of Scottish origin. Clyde is a name of a river in Scotland
  • Casper– It’s a Family and personal name derived from Chaldean that, means “Treasure. Used as a male name, though sometimes it can be used for female dogs.
  • Captain-Of English origin meaning “he is in charge.” Usually used for males.
  • Cassie-Feminine English name meaning Unheeded prophetess
  • Clover-A female name of English Origin meaning Meadow Flower.”
  • Chanel-A Female name of French origin meaning Canal.
  • Cinnamon-Feminine name of American origin. It is a natural spice
  • Colt-Of English origin for the Middle English’young ass’,later also ‘young horse’,’colt,’.Nickname for Obsimate frisky animal.
  • Calvin-A male name of Latin Origin meaning “bald,hairless.”First name in honor of John Calvin.
  • Chevy-A male name of French origin ,meaning;” horseman;knight
  • Cricket-A name derived from the Old French croquet, meaning” to creak, rattle.” Originally it was a nickname for Christine and other Chris-names.
  • Cora-The name is of Greek Origin. It means heart. It is primarily used for female dogs
  • Caesar-Is a male name of Latin origin meaning ”Long-haired
  • Comet-Is a small, icy object that orbits the sun and has along “tail”of gas. It derived from Greek, kometes,which means “long-haired head/star/”
  • Carter-Is an Irish, Scottish and English origin and is an occupational name given to one who transports goods by cart, meaning son of and its appearance.
  • Candy-Of American origin meaning Bright, Sweet. A name ideal for girl puppies. Also a nickname for Candace or Candice.
  • Colby-A male name whose origin is of Old Scandinavian meaning “swarthy person’s settlement.
  • Carly-It’s a girl Gaelic name meaning small champion.
  • Cole-A surname of English origin and is much less frequently given name. Means swarthy, coal-black, charcoal. Primarily used for boy dogs.
  • Chelsea-Of Old English origin, the name Chelsea means “chalk wharf”. A female name which is sometimes spelt as Chelsey or Chelsie.
  • Cowboy-The male English word Cowboy was derived from Vaquer.Vaquero was derived from the Latin word vacca meaning “cow.
  • Chuck-Diminutive form of Charles. It is of the American origin.A name that is primarily used when considering naming male puppies.Chuck Jones; animator, Chuck Norris; actor.
  • Cupcake– It’s of English origin meaning“Little sweet cake.”A submission from California ,U.S say the name Cupcake means, ”Sweet and Happy
  • Chewbacca-Creation:Chewbacca’s creation as a “gentle, hairy, non-English speaking co-pilot. Chewbacca is derived from sobaka, The Russian word for Dog. Can be used for both male and female dogs
  • Capone-In Italian, from an augmentative of capo’head’,nickname applied for someone with a big head ,in the case of arrogant or stubborn. In Florida, it means ”Leader of Strenght”.
  • Coconut-Derived from the 16th century Portuguese and Spanish word coco, meaning ‘head’,or’skull’. It is a unisex c dog name.
  • Clementine-A feminine form of the male name Clement, that is of English origin meaning Gentle, Merciful. ’My Darling Clementine’ is a famous American folk song.
  • Clark-An English language surname ultimately derived from the Latin clericus meaning”scribe”,’secretary”or a scholar within a religious order. Not frequently used as a name, and it’s gender-neutral.
  • Cheyenne-A feminine name derived from the Dakota Indian shaiyena which is from shaia meaning to speak unintelligibly.
  • Crosby-Means settlement By the Cross and is of English origin. It is a male dog name.
  • Carl-A North Germanic male name meaning ”free man”. The first name of many Kings of Sweden including Carl XVI Gustaf.
  • CJ-Come to Jesus. From Nigerian origin which means Come to Jesus. According to a user from South Africa, the name Cj is of African Dutch (Afrikaans) origin and means “God’s son.
  • Chili-Of Neutral Gender. It’s of American origin meaning Cold.
  • Charles-Derived from the Germanic karl (full-grown, a man),which is a cognate of the Old English ceorl(a man, freeman, peasant).It’s a masculine royal name.
  • Choco-May be an alternative name for chocolate in Korean and Japanese. A unisex non-gender name.
  • Carson-The name is of English origin probably a surname form of Karsten or a created name meaning, ’Son of Carr’.
  • Cece-A female given name. It’s of Latin origin meaning Blind.
  • Charlie-A boy name of English origin meaning “free man.

Unique & Cute Girl Dog Names Starting with C.

Cuteness is subjective, this means that if you truly believe you canine is cute then it is regardless of what others may say. Here some cute C girl names you can give you queen furry friend.

Female pooch
Female French Bulldog
  • Cadance-A name of Latin origin meaning “with rhythm”.
  • Cadbury-A name from Anglo-Saxon meaning fortified place or stronghold of a man called cada.
  • Cadence-An English name meaning Rhythm, flow.
  • Cadi-A name of Greek origin meaning pure.
  • Cadie-An English name meaning rhythmic flow of sounds.
  • Cady –A name of Greek origin meaning pure.
  • Caileigh-A name of Irish/Gaelic Origin meaning slim and fair.
  • Cailsey-A name of English origin meaning Inhabitant of Old English settlements.
  • Caira-A name of Latin origin meaning dear, Friend or face.
  • Cacao-A name of Greek origin scientifically meaning foods of gods.
  • Cali-A name of Latin origin meaning cup or fairest,beautifulamd even lovely.
  • Calia-A name of Southern origin meaning good or beautiful person.
  • Callas-Short form of any Kalos composed name. It’s of Greek origin meaning good.
  • Calypso-A name of Greek origin meaning she who hides.
  • Cami-A name of Scottish, Gaelic origin meaning crooked nose, or Helper to the priest.
  • Camila-A name of Latin origin meaning acolyte(young cult officiant).
  • Camille-A name of French origin meaning Perfect.
  • Candice-A name from the Bible, A title for a Queen means innocent and pure.
  • Candy-A name of American origin meaning Bright, Sweet.
  • Canela-An occupational name for a candle maker.
Cute and unique C dog names
Cute chihuahua

Other Female Dog Names:

  • Chip
  • Clover
  • Coconut
  • Cricket
  • Cuppy
  • Catfish
  • Cera
  • Ceri
  • Cerise
  • Chaka
  • Chana
  • Chantal
  • Charley
  • Charlie
  • Charlize
  • Chavi
  • Chay
  • Chaya
  • Chelsie
  • Chelsea
  • Chen
  • Chennel
  • Cher
  • Cheri
  • Cherise
  • Cheyanna
  • Cheyenne
  • Chipo
  • Chloe
  • Cho
  • Christina
  • Christy
  • Cicily
  • Ciel
  • Cindy
  • Cissy
  • Clio
  • Clara
  • Clare
  • Clarabelle
  • Cloud
  • Colleen
  • Connie
  • Cora
  • Coral
  • Corby
  • Corey
  • Corin
  • Corine
  • Costa
  • Courtney
  • Creda
  • Crysta
  • Crystal
  • Cwen
  • Cybill
  • Cyan
  • Cynna
  • Cyprus
  • Canna
  • Cannoli
  • Canta
  • Cara
  • Caramel
  • Carey
  • Carly
  • Carol
  • Caroline
  • Carrie
  • Cashmere
  • Caspe
  • Cassie
  • Catalina
  • Catherine
  • Cathie
  • Catty
  • Ceci
  • Cecilia
  • Celeste
  • Cello
  • Ceres
  • Cerce
  • Ceyra
  • Chaise
  • Chance
  • Chanel
  • Chantal
  • Chapa
  • Charlee
  • Cheddar
  • Cheer
  • Chelsa
  • Chelsea
  • Chenoa
  • Cher
  • Cherry
  • Cheryl
  • Chesca
  • Chiara
  • Chica
  • Chicha
  • Chili
  • China
  • Chinua
  • Chiqui
  • Chiquita
  • Chiquitita
  • Chloe
  • Chrissy
  • Christelle
  • Chuchi
  • Cinder
  • Cindy
  • Cinnamon
  • Claire
  • Clarissa
  • Clarisse
  • Claudia
  • Clea
  • Clementine
  • Cleo
  • Cleta
  • Clodette
  • Cloti
  • Clotilde
  • Cloud
  • Clover
  • Coconut
  • Coda
  • Coffee
  • Cola
  • Colby
  • Cookie
  • Cora
  • Corliss
  • Cory
  • Cosi
  • Cosy
  • Cotton
  • Crash
  • Crete
  • Cristie
  • Crystal
  • Cuba
  • Cuca
  • Cuddles
  • Cupcake
  • Curly
  • Cynthia
  • Cyrine

Male dog names that start with C

Have you adopted or bought a male dog? Take a look at our complete list of names for boy dogs that start with C to find one that suits your dog’s personality:

Male dog
Playful Male dog
  • Cain-A name of Hebrew origin meaning something produced;spear.
  • Cairo-A name of Arabic origin meaning Victorious One.
  • Caleb-A Hebrew masculine name meaning faithful,devotion,whole hearted.
  • Caliber-A name of British origin meaning gun.
  • Calo-An Italian name of Greek origins meaning beautiful.
  • Calvin-A name of Lati origin meaning Bald.
  • Camel-A name of History of the Ancient Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain.It denotes an animal that is mostly found in deserts.
  • Candle-A name of English origin meaning candle.
  • Cane-Means Stalk Of Sugar and is of English origin.
  • Canuto-A name of both Spanish and Portuguese origins meaning knot.
  • Capo-Its of Italian origin meaning head,chief.
  • Caden –A name of Arabic origin meaning Spirit of Battle

Other names include;

  • Capon
  • Capone
  • Captain
  • Caramel
  • Cariel
  • Carlton
  • Carter
  • Cartridge
  • Carver
  • Casper
  • Cassius
  • Castor
  • Caviar
  • Cedric
  • Cerberus
  • Champ
  • Chaos
  • Chaplin
  • Charles
  • Charro
  • Chaski
  • Chato
  • Chavo
  • Che
  • Checo
  • Cheddar
  • Chema
  • Chester
  • Cheto
  • Chevy
  • Chewie
  • Chicken
  • Chico
  • Chief
  • Chino
  • Chipper
  • Chopper
  • Chris
  • Chucky
  • Churro
  • Chuy
  • Cisco
  • Clarence
  • Clark
  • Claudio
  • Clay
  • Clayton
  • Cliff
  • Clifton
  • Clinton
  • Coconut
  • Cody
  • Coffee
  • Cognac
  • Coke
  • Cole
  • Colin
  • Colonel
  • Colorado
  • Colt
  • Columbus
  • Comanche
  • Connan
  • Conrad
  • Converse
  • Copper
  • Corban
  • Cornelius
  • Cornet
  • Corsico
  • Corso
  • Cortez
  • Cotton
  • Count
  • Crack
  • Crash
  • Crisp
  • Crosby
  • Cujo
  • Cullen
  • Curry
  • Curtis
  • Cyclone
  • Cyclops
  • Cyrus
  • Czech

Ch” Dog Names

If your name begins with “Ch,” you might want to choose a dog name that starts with “Ch” too! How about these?

  • Chichi-A name of Igbo origin meaning God.
  • Chess-A name meaning Free and is of American origin.
  • Chuck-An English name meaning of the name chuck.
  • CherA name of French origin meaning Dear One.
  • ChapAn English name meaning Peddler;Merchant.
  • Chris-A shortform form of all chris name and is of English origin meaning bear.
  • Chaney-A name of French origin meaning Oak tree;oak hearted.
  • Checkers-A name of American English origin meaning a type of game that resembles chess.
  • ChesterA name of English origin meaning A Fortress,camp.
  • ChiefA name of Arabic origin meaning light.

Other C Boy dog names include;

  • Chip
  • Chien (French word for dog)
  • Chuma
  • Cherry
  • Chai
  • Champagne
  • Chai
  • Chandra
  • Chantelle
  • Charity
  • Chica
  • Chintz
  • Chou (Japanese name meaning butterfly)
  • Chen
  • Cheney
  • Chet
  • Chevy
  • Chidi
  • Chili
  • Chip
  • Chirico
  • Christo
  • Chuck
  • Ché
  • Charlee
  • Chelsea
  • Charley
  • Chanel
  • Chiaria
  • Chandler
  • Cherish
  • Charity
  • Charis
  • Charvi
  • Chaya
  • Chesney
  • Christa
  • Christy
  • Chole
  • Chebe

Most Famous C Dog Names

Some pet owners want to name their dogs after a famous or popular character, event , creature or people. Here are some of the most popular C dog names

  • Cara/Caro: this is a name of Latin Italian origin, and means beloved. ‘Cara’ can also an Irish name meaning ‘friend’.
  • Caesar: this name is usually related to the title given to Roman emperors, or the historical figure Julius Caesar. The word originally means ‘long-haired’, so it is perfect for a long-haired dog and regal looking dog.
  • Cleopatra: this is a name of Greek origin that means ‘glory of the father’. Of course, it is more popularly known as the name of one of Ancient Egypt’s most famous queens. This is a great name for a brave dog or one with a strong character. It can also be shortened to ‘Cleo’, if the name seems to long for the dog to learn.
  • Chewbacca: this is the famous name of one of the characters in the Star Wars saga. Chewbacca is a Wookiee known for being Han Solo’s faithful companion. The name is said to derive from the Russian word for dog, making it a perfect dog name. It can also be shortened to ‘Chewie’ to make it easier for the pup to learn.
  • Coco (Chanel): these two names beginning with C are inspired by the world famous designer, known for her class and elegance. Either one is a good name for an elegant looking dog, one with an air of greatness.
  • Cerberus: this is a three-headed dog like creature from Greek mythology. Also called the ‘hound of Hades’, this fearsome beast guards the entrance of the underworld. This name could be given to a big guard dog.
  • Courage: inspired by the character from Courage the Cowardly Dog,though it could also be used literally as a name for a brave and fearless dog.