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  1. BERTRAMUS: Latin form of German Bertram, meaning "bright raven."

  2. BLASIUS: Roman name derived from Latin blaesus, "lisping," hence "talks with a lisp."

  3. BONIFACE: Short form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." In use by the French and occasionally the English.

  4. BONIFATIUS: Latin name composed of the elements bonum "good" and fatum "destiny, fate," hence "good destiny/fate."

  5. BRENDANUS: Latin form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."

  6. BRENNIUS: Latin form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."

  7. BRIANUS: Latinized form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."

  8. BRICIUS: Latin form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 

  9. BRICTIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Bricius, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled."

  10. BRUTUS: Roman Latin name meaning "heavy" or "the dullard." In use by the English.

  11. CADMUS: Latin form of Greek Kadmos, meaning "the east." In mythology, this is the name of the brother of Europa. He is said to have founded the city of Thebes and introduced the alphabet to the Phoenicians. 

  12. CÆCILIUS: Old Roman Latin family name derived from the byname Cæcus, meaning "blind."
  13. CÆCUS: Latin byname derived from the word cæcus, meaning "blind."
  14. CÆLESTINUS: Roman name derived from Latin Cælestis, meaning "heavenly."
  15. CÆLESTIS: Latin unisex name meaning "heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the god Jupiter (Jupiter Cælestis) and the goddess Diana (Diana Cælestis).
  16. CÆLINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Cælius, meaning "heaven."
  17. CÆLIUS: Old Roman family name, probably derived from Latin clum, meaning "heaven."
  18. CÆSAR: Ancient Roman Latin name meaning "severed." In the bible, this is the surname of Julius Caesar, which adopted by Octavius Augustus and his successors afterwards became a title, and was appointed by the Roman emperors as part of their title.
  19. CAIAPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kaiaphas, meaning "as comely." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a high priest of the Jews. 
  20. CAIETANUS: Roman Latin name meaning "from Caieta (Gaeta, Italy)." According to Strabo, the place name Caieta was derived from the Greek word kaiétas, meaning "cave," and Virgil tells us that Caieta was the name of Aeneas' wet-nurse who was buried there. 
  21. CAIUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Gaius, meaning "lord."
  22. CALIGULA: This is a pet name for the despotic Gaius Julius Cæsar Augustus Germanicus, third Roman Emperor, meaning "little boots." Roman historian Suetonius referred to him as a "monster." He was a member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty (gens Julia and gens Claudia), all of whom were linked through marriage and adoption. It is interesting to note that the founder of the clan of Claudia, Appius Claudius Sabinus Inregillensis, was also "harsh by nature," according to Livy.
  23. CALIX: Short form of Latin Callixtus, meaning "most beautiful."
  24. CALLIAS: Latin form of Greek Kallias, meaning "beauty."
  25. CALLICRATES: Latin form of Greek Kallikrates, meaning "beauty-power."
  26. CALLISTRATE: Latin form of Greek Kallistrates, meaning "beauty-army."
  27. CALLISTRATUS: Latin form of Greek Kallistratos, meaning "beauty-army."
  28. CALLISTUS: Latin form of Greek Kallistos, meaning "most beautiful."
  29. CALLIXTUS: Variant spelling of Latin Callistus, meaning "most beautiful."
  30. CALOGERUS: Latin form of Greek Kalogeros, meaning "beautiful elder."
  31. CALVINUS: Latin form of the French surname Chauvin, from a diminutive of Norman calve ("bald"), hence "little bald one."
  32. CAMBYSES: Latin form of Greek Kambyses, probably meaning "handsome king." 
  33. CAMILLUS: Roman family name, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
  34. CANICUS: Latinized form of Scottish Gaelic Cináed (English Kenneth), meaning "born of fire." 
  35. CANUTUS: Latin form of Old Norse Knútr, meaning "knot." In use by the Norwegians and Swedish.
  36. CAPANEUS: Latin form of Greek Kapaneus, meaning "arrogant." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Seven Against Thebes. He is said to have had a body of immense size and strength, but he was notoriously arrogant and was eventually struck and killed by a thunderbolt sent by Zeus. His wife Evadne committed suicide by throwing herself on his funeral pyre. 
  37. CARATACUS: Latin form of Welsh Caradog, meaning "dearly loved."
  38. CARMINE: Latin name meaning "song." 
  39. CAROL: Short form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man." Compare with feminine Carol. In use by the Romanians.
  40. CAROLUS: Latin form of German Karl, meaning "man."
  41. CARPUS: Latin form of Greek Karpos, meaning "fruit." In mythology, this is the name of a son of the nymph Chloris and the god Zephyrus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian at Troas mentioned in the second epistle of Timothy (2 Ti. 4:13).
  42. CASIMIRIA: Latin form of Polish Kazimierz, meaning "commands peace."
  43. CASSIAN: A derivative of Roman Latin Cassius, possibly meaning "empty, hollow."
  44. CASSIEL: Latinized form of Hebrew Kafziel, meaning "speedy one of God." In Jewish lore, Kafziel is the name of an archangel. Unlike most of the other angels, Kafziel is a watcher, rather than a doer. He is called the angel of solitude and tears, and presides over the deaths of kings. He is associated with the Seventh Heaven, the planet Saturn, and has even been worshiped by Satanists. 
  45. CASSIUS: Roman family name, possibly derived from Latin cassus, meaning "empty, hollow."
  46. CASTOR: Latin form of Greek Kastor, meaning "beaver." In mythology, Castor and Pollux ("very sweet") are the twin sons of Jupiter and Leda and are known as the Dioskouroi ("boys of Zeus") and the Gemini twins.
  47. CATIGERNUS: Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
  48. CATO: Roman Latin name meaning "all-knowing, wise."
  49. CATOTIGERNOS: Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
  50. CATUTIGERNOS: Latinized form of Welsh Cattegirn, meaning "battle lord."
  51. CELER: Roman name meaning "swift." This is the name of the horse of the Roman Emperor Verus. It was fed on almonds and raisins, covered with royal purple, and stalled in the imperial palace. 
  52. CELSUS: Roman Latin family name meaning "upright, stately."
  53. CEPHALUS: Latin form of Greek Kephalos, meaning "head." In mythology, this is the name of the faithful husband of Procris.
  54. CEPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kephas, meaning "rock, stone." In the New Testament bible, this is the surname given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. 
  55. CEPHEUS: Latin form of the Greek Kepheus, meaning "gardener." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Ethiopia, the husband of Cassiopeia.
  56. CERBERUS: Latin form of Greek Kerberos, meaning "demon of the pit." In mythology, this is the name of the three-headed dog that guards the entrance to Hades. 
  57. CEYX: Latin form of Greek Keyx, possibly meaning "kingfisher." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Thessaly, the son of Eosphoros.
  58. CHARON: Latin form of Greek Kharon, meaning "fierce brightness." In mythology, this is the name of the ferryman of Hades who ferries the dead across the river Acheron.
  59. CHIRON: Latin form of Greek Kheiron, meaning "surgeon." In mythology, this is the name of a wise centaur, the son of Cronus and the nymph Philyra. He fathered Ocyrhoe with the nymph Chariclo. He was said to be a great healer, oracle and astrologer.
  60. CHLOTHARIUS: Latin form of German Chlothar, meaning "loud warrior."
  61. CHRISTIANUS: Latin form of Greek Christianos, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ." In the bible, this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles, but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.
  62. CHRISTOPHORUS: Latin form of Greek Christophoros, meaning "Christ-bearer."
  63. CHRYSANTHUS: Latin form of Greek Chrysanthos, meaning "golden flower."
  64. CHRYSAOR: Latin form of Greek Khrysaor, meaning "golden sword." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseidon and the Gorgon Medusa. He is usually described as a giant, but sometimes as a winged boar, just as his twin brother Pegasus is described as a winged horse.
  65. CHRYSES: Latin form of Greek Khryses, meaning "golden." In mythology, this is the name of a priest of Apollo.
  66. CICERO: Roman Latin name derived from the word cicer, meaning "chickpea."
  67. CIMON: Latin form of Greek Kimon, possibly meaning "sleepy." 
  68. CLARUS: Ancient Roman Latin cognomen, meaning "bright, clear."
  69. CLAUDIUS: Roman family name derived from Latin claudus, meaning "lame."
  70. CLEDAUCUS: Latin name of a legendary king of the Britons who was preceded by Eliud and succeeded by Clotenus. Meaning unknown.
  71. CLEISTHENES: Latin form of Greek Kleisthenes, meaning "glorious strength."
  72. CLEMENS: Late Latin name meaning "gentle and merciful."
  73. CLEMENT: Short form of Latin Clementius, meaning "gentle and merciful." meaning "gentle and merciful." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul.
  74. CLEMENTINUS: Latin name meaning "of Clementius."
  75. CLEMENTIUS: Latin name meaning "gentle and merciful."
  76. CLEOPAS: Latin form of Greek Kleopas, meaning "glory of the father." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a disciple.
  77. CLEOPATROS: Latin form of Greek Kleopatros, meaning "glory of the father."
  78. CLEOPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kleophas, meaning "glory of the father." In the bible, this is the name of two disciples to whom the risen Jesus appeared at Emmaus.
  79. CLETES: Pet form of Latin Anacletus, meaning "called back; invoked."
  80. CLETIS: Variant spelling of Latin Cletus, meaning famous, renowned."
  81. CLETUS: Latin form of Greek Kleitos, meaning famous, renowned." 
  82. CLIMACUS: Latin name derived from the Greek word klimax, meaning "ladder."
  83. CLITUS: Latin form of Greek Kleitos, meaning famous, renowned." 
  84. CLOPAS: Latin form of Greek Klopas, probably meaning "my exchanges." In the bible, this is the name of the father of the apostle James the less. 
  85. CLOPHAS: Contracted form of Latin Cleophas, meaning "glory of the father."
  86. CLOTENUS: Latin name of a legendary king of the Britons who was preceded by Cledaucus and succeeded by Gurgintius. Meaning unknown.
  87. COLUMBA: Latin name meaning "dove."
  88. COLUMBAN: Short form of Latin Columbanus, meaning "dove."
  89. COLUMBANUS: Elaborated form of Latin Columba, meaning "dove."
  90. COLUMBUS: Latin name meaning "dove."
  91. CONSTANS: Latin name meaning "steadfast."
  92. CONSTANT: From Latin Constans, meaning "steadfast." 
  93. CONSTANTINE:  Medieval form of Roman Latin Constantinus, meaning "steadfast." Compare with another form of Constantine.
  94. CONSTANTINUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word constans, meaning "steadfast."
  95. CONSTANTIUS: A derivative of Latin Constans, meaning "steadfast." 
  96. CONSUS: Roman name, probably of Etruscan or Sabine origin, meaning "to sow." In mythology, this is the name of a god of grains and subterranean silos. 
  97. CORNELIUS: Latin name derived from the word cornu ("horn"), hence "of a horn." In the bible, this is the name of a Roman centurion who converted to Christianity. Compare with another form of Cornelius.
  98. CORNELL: Medieval form of Roman Latin Cornelius, meaning "of a horn."
  99. COSMO: Latin form of Greek Kosmos, meaning "order, beauty."
  100. CREON: Latin form of Greek Kreon, meaning "ruler." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Thebes, husband of Eurydice and father of Haemon.
  101. CRESCENTIUS: Latin name meaning "to spring up, grow, thrive."
  102. CRISPINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Crispus, meaning "curly(-headed)."
  103. CRISPUS: Old Roman family name meaning "curly(-headed)."
  104. CRIUS: Latin form of Greek Krios, meaning "master, ruler." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Titans.
  105. CRONUS: Latin form of Greek Kronos, meaning "time." In mythology, this is the name of the Titan father of Zeus.
  106. CUPID: Short form of Latin Cupido, meaning "desire." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of love, the son of Venus. He is also known as Amor, "love." His Greek name is Eros, meaning "sexual love."
  107. CUPIDO: Latin name derived from the word cupido, meaning "desire."
  108. CYPRIAN: Short form of Latin Cyprianus, meaning "from Cyprus."
  109. CYPRIANUS: Latin name meaning "from Cyprus."
  110. CYRIACUS: Roman Latin form of Greek Kyriakos, meaning "of the lord."
  111. CYRILLUS: Latin form of Greek Kyrillos, meaning "lord."
  112. CYRUS: Latin form of Greek Kyros, meaning "like the sun." In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews. 
  113. DAEDALOS: Hellenized Latin form of Greek Daidalos, meaning "cunning worker."
  114. DAEDALUS: Latin form of Greek Daidalos, meaning "cunning worker."
  115. DAMIANUS: Latin form of Greek Damianos, meaning "to tame, to subdue" and euphemistically "to kill." 
  116. DAMOCLES: Latin form of Greek Damokles, meaning "glory of the people."
  117. DARIUS: Latin form of Greek Dareios, meaning "possesses a lot, wealthy." In the bible, this is the name of several characters including Darius the Mede, son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans.
  118. DECEBALUS: Roman name of a Dacian king, composed of the Latin elements dece "ten" and balus "strong," hence "strong as ten."
  119. DECIMUS: Roman name meaning "tenth."
  120. DELICIUS: From the Latin word delicius, meaning "delight." 
  121. DELPHINIUS: Latin form of Greek Delphinios, meaning "of Delphi" or "of the Dolphins." In mythology, this is a title belonging to Apollo.
  122. DEMETRIUS: Latin form of Greek Demetrios, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
  123. DEMOCRITUS: Latin form of Greek Demokritos, meaning "judge of the people."
  124. DEODATUS: Short form of Roman Latin Adeodatus, meaning "given to God." 
  125. DESIDERIUS: Latin name derived from the word desiderium, meaning "longing."
  126. DEUS: Latin form of Greek Zeus, meaning "god."
  127. DEUSDEDIT: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Deodatus, meaning "given to God." 
  128. DIDACUS: Old Latin name probably derived from the Greek word didakhe, meaning "doctrine, teaching."
  129. DIDAGUS: Variant spelling of Latin Didacus, possibly meaning "doctrine, teaching."
  130. DIDYMUS: Latin form of Greek Didymos, meaning "two-fold, twain." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a Christian. 
  131. DIODORUS: Latin form of Greek Diodoros, meaning "gift of Zeus." 
  132. DIODOTUS: Latin form of Greek Diodotos, meaning "giver of Zeus."
  133. DIOMED: Short form of Latin Diomedes, meaning "cunning as Zeus." In mythology, this is the name of the Tyrant of Thrace who fed his horses on the strangers who visited his kingdom.
  134. DIOMEDES: Latin form of Greek Diomêdês, meaning "cunning as Zeus." In mythology, this is the name of the second-best warrior of all Achaeans who fought in the Trojan war (Ajax was first-best).
  135. DIONYSIUS: Latin form of Greek Dionysios, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
  136. DIONYSUS: Latin form of Greek Dionysos, meaning "Zeus-Nysa," i.e. "god of nymphs." In mythology, this is the name of a god of revelry and the intoxicating effect of wine. Nysa is the name of a legendary land/mountain where Dionysus was raised and nursed by rain-nymphs. There are many places bearing the name Nysa in Anatolia, Turkmenistan, Poland and Serbia. The Serbian Nysa is spelled Nis and has been interpreted as an Indo-European word meaning "nymph."
  137. DIOSCURI: Latin form of Greek Dioskouroi, meaning "boys of Zeus." In mythology, this name was given to Castor and Pollux, the twin sons of Zeus and Leda, tutelary deities of sailors. In the bible, they are mentioned by this name in Acts 28:11. In Latin they are called the Gemini twins.
  138. DOMINICUS: Latin name derived from the word dominus "lord," meaning "belongs to the lord."
  139. DOMITIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Domitianus, meaning "tamed."
  140. DOMITIANUS: From the Roman Latin family name Domitius, meaning "tamed."
  141. DOMITIUS: Roman family name derived from the Latin word domitus, meaning "tamed."
  142. DONATUS: Latin name meaning "given (by God)." 
  143. DORIANUS: Latin form of Greek Dorieus, meaning "of the Dorian tribe."
  144. DOROTHEUS: Latin form of Greek Dorotheos, meaning "gift of God."
  145. DORUS: Latin form of Greek Doros, the name of a son of Hellen and founder of the Dorian tribe, meaning "gift."
  146. DRACO: Latin form of Greek Drakon, meaning "dragon." Draco was the name of a 7th century scribe of Athens, Greece. It is also the name of a constellation. In Greek mythology, there are many dragons mentioned. For example, Drakon Ismenios was a gigantic serpent which guarded the sacred spring of Ismenos near Thebes; the Drakon Kholkikos was the guardian of the golden fleece; Drakon Maionios was a huge Dragon that ravaged the land of Lydia. 
  147. DRUSTANUS: Latin form of Welsh Drystan, probably meaning "riot, tumult."
  148. DRUSUS: Roman family name, possibly from Old Celtic *dru-, meaning "oak; strong." 
  149. DUILIUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word duellum, meaning "war."
  150. EDUARDUS: Latin form of Anglo-Saxon Eadweard, meaning "guardian of prosperity." 

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