Male Pet Names – C

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Male pet names beginning with “C”…

Cadbury
Origin: English
Meaning: A Neolithic and Iron age site in Somerset England
Trivia: Cadbury is the name of a British chocolate maker

Caddy
Origin: French
Meaning: An attendant to a golfer; one who does odd jobs
Tip: This is a great male pet name for a pet who belongs to a golf fanatic!

Calico
Meaning: An animal with a blotched or spotted coat
Trivia: A calico, though sometimes mistaken as a breed of cat, is actually a color pattern consisting of black, white and orange fur. Most calico cats are female.

Callaway
Meaning: A brand of golf products
Tip: If you love golf, this male pet name may be the perfect choice.

Calvin
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Bald
Trivia: Calvin is the mischievous boy with an imaginary pet tiger from the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes

Camper
Origin: English
Meaning: One who camps

Cappuccino
Origin: Italian
Meaning: Espresso coffee mixed with frothed milk or cream

Captain
Origin: English
Tip: A good male pet name for a pet with authority.

Casanova
Origin: Italian
Meaning: A man with a reputation for being an ardent lover

Casey
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Vigilant in war

Caspian
Origin: English
Meaning: From the Caspian Sea

Catnip
Origin: English
Meaning: A plant of the mint family that is extremely attractive to cats
Tip: Beware! Catnip can send your cat climbing up your curtains faster than you can say, “meow”… but oh, what a sight to see!

Cecil
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Blind

Cedric
Origin: Old English
Meaning: Battle chieftain

Champion, Champ
Origin: English
Meaning: Defeater of all opponents

Chance
Origin: English
Meaning: An undetermined outcome; luck; fortune; opportunity

Chaplin
Origin: English
Meaning: Charlie Chaplin was a comedic actor and director who made his mark during the silent film era

Charcoal
Origin: English
Meaning: The carbonaceous remnant of burnt wood

Charlie
Origin: English
Meaning: Free man
Trivia: Charlie Chaplin was one of the most famous performers in early Hollywood cinema.

Checkers
Origin: English
Meaning: A game played on a checked board

Chester
Origin: English
Meaning: A fortress, camp
Trivia: Short for Rochester

Chewy
TV Notable: Chewbacca (or Chewie) is the big, hairy co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon in Star Wars.

Chili
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Hot and spicy

Chops
Origin: English
Meaning: Refers to the jaw or mouth as well as a certain cut of meat.

Cirrus
Origin: Latin
Meaning: A cloud formation

Claude
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Lame

Claw
Origin: English
Meaning: A sharp, curved nail on the foot of an animal
Tip: A great male pet name for a pet who likes to “tear it up” (good luck with your sofa!)

Coco
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Spanish word for ‘coconut’

Cody
Origin: English
Meaning: A cushion
Tip: A popular, two-syllable name that’s one of our favorite male pet names.

Comet
Origin: English
Meaning: A celestial body
Trivia: The name of one of Santa’s 12 reindeer.

Conan
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: Hound, Wolf
Trivia: Names of funnyman Conan O’Brien and Conan the Barbarian (a fictional character).

Connor
Origin: Celtic/Gaelic
Meaning: High desire

Cooper
Origin: English
Meaning: Barrel maker

Coors
Trivia: A brand of beer named after Adolph Coors, a US immigrant who started a brewery in 1873 in Golden, Colorado.

Cosmo
Meaning: Derived from “cosmos” meaning the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system
Trivia: Also short for “cosmopolitan” as in Cosmopolitan Magazine.

Crackers
Origin: English
Meaning: A thin, wafer-like biscuit; firecrackers; someone who has gone crazy.

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