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African Names Starting with C

Whether you’re looking for a name for your child, a new pet, or even a character in a story you’re writing, there are tons of ideas out there. We’ve compiled helpful guides of names and their meanings...
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Camara is a masculine name of African origin. The meaning of Camara is 'a teacher' in the West African language. It also means 'a guide' in the Irish language. Camara is usually seen as a surname, not as a given name. Khassa Camara is a French-born professional football player. Fatou Kiné Camara is a lawyer and women's rights campaigner from Senegal.

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The meaning of Candice is 'the queen' or 'a sparkling and glowing woman with a vibrant personality'. It is of African origin but people also believe it to have Spanish or English roots. There have been several famous figures with this name. One is Candice Swanepoel, who is a South African model who is famous for her work with Victoria's Secret. She is also respected for her charity work, especially with the charity mothers2mothers, for which she is a patron and global ambassador. Another famous Candice is Candice King, the American actress. She is best known for playing Caroline Forbes in the CW show 'The Vampire Diaries'.

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The meaning of Chiazam is ‘the answer sent from God’ or ‘a prayer answered from the god’. It is derived from the African origin. It is pronounced as ‘kai-sam’. It is mostly used in African language for naming boys.

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The meaning of Chicha is ‘someone who is widely and popularly loved’. It is a variant of the names Chicah, Chyca and Chycah. This name is of African origins and it can be used for either gender. It is pronounced as ‘chi-cha’ and it can also be used as a nickname. There are a few famous people by this name, such as Chicha Amatayakul. She is a Thai actress who is popularly known for her roles in movies like 'Net I Die', 'The Serpent' and 'Girl From Nowhere'.

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The meaning of Chikondi is ‘love’ and it is a name of African origins. It can be pronounced in two ways, one being ‘chi-kon-di’ and the other being ‘chi-kun-di’. The name is very popular in the African-Swahili regions. The nicknames for people with the name Chikondi are Chi and Chikon.

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The meaning of Cyrah is ‘god like figure’ or ‘enthroned’ and the name if of African and Old Greek origins. The Italian and Spanish form of the name is Cira while the English form is Cyrilla. It is a unisex name and pronounced as ‘Shy-rah’.

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