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French

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The pronunciation of Cachet is 'cash-AY'. Cachet is a name originating from the French language. Cachet is traditionally a name given to girls. The meaning of Cachet is 'the state of being respected' or 'admired' in French. It means 'prestigious' in Irish. The name also translates to 'a distinguishing mark or seal' and 'being rich'. In the study of postal history (philately), it is an inscription or pattern on a postcard or envelope. The purpose of this pattern is to celebrate a philatelic episode. People to share this name include Cachet Lue (a Jamaican soccer player) and Louis Cachet (a musician).

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American

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The name Cadee is of American origin. The meaning of Cadee is ‘pure’, ‘blessed’, holy’. Cadee is a shorter version of the name Cadence and Catherine. Cadee also means ‘to be sinless’, ‘to be with no faults’. An alternate meaning of Cadee is ‘a rhythmic flow of sounds’. Cadee Condit Gray is the wife of American politician Adam Gray.

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Italian

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Cadenza is a name of Italian origin. The meaning of Cadenza translates to ‘being rhythmic’, ‘with rhythm’, ‘cadence’, ‘beat’. In music, a cadence is the ending part of a phrase that has a harmonic change or a rhythmic modification.

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Irish

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In its Irish origin the meaning of Cadhla is 'beautiful'. The name Cadhla also means 'graceful'. It is a feminine given name. it was originally related to the surname Ó Cadhla meaning 'male descendant of Cadhla' and was a masculine name, but in recent years it has become more neutral and is more commonly given to girls. Anglicized forms of this name include Keely and Kelly.

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American

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The meaning of Cady is 'pure' and it is of American origin. In Old English, the meaning of the name Cady is 'hillock'. Cady also means 'descendant of Ceadach' and 'talkative', from the Irish word 'ceadach'. Cady is a diminutive form of Catherine and Cadence. It is a girl's name. Cady Groves is an American singer.

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Latin

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The name Caesarea is of Latin origins and the meaning of Casesarea is 'leader', 'great leader' or 'city of the king'. It was created to honour the Roman statesman and general Julius Ceaser, who helped the Roman Empire to rise. Though he triumphed in the Roman Civil War, he was assassinated, as a group of Roman statesmen believed that he was getting too power hungry. Caesarea is the name of an ancient seaport in North-western Israel, an important Roman city in ancient Palestine. Caesarea was also the name of Roman cities like Caesarea Mazaca (the capital of Cappadocia) and Caesarea Maritima (the capital of Palestine), which were once again named in honor of Julius Ceaser.

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Latin

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The name Caia is of Latin origin and the meaning of Caia is 'to rejoice'. It was taken from the Roman goddess of fire and women, Caia Caecilia and can also mean 'pure', 'joy', 'the glorious one' or 'the servant of God'. It is also the name of a fast-flowing river in Portugal, as well as the name of a college at the renowned Cambridge University. It is the feminine form of the name Caius. Caius is a name with Latin origins, also meaning 'rejoice'. Caius was a figure in the Holy Bible and was a companion to Paul. He is seen in the New Testament. Four-lettered with two-syllables, it is easy to pronounce and is and one-of-a-kind name.

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American

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American

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The meaning of Cailyn is 'pure' and it is of American origin. Cailyn as a girls' name is possibly also of Gaelic origin, where it is a variant of the Gaelic name Cailin, which means 'pure' and 'girl'.

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Italian

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The name Caira is of Italian origin and the meaning of Caira is 'dead' and 'beloved'. According to its Islamic origin, the name means 'beautiful' and 'radiant'. The meaning can also be 'freeing' and 'face'. The name Caira is generally considered by parents who are looking for a name for their baby girls. Caira as a name is mostly used in English and Italian-speaking countries.

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Greek

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Irish

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The meaning of Cait is 'pure'. The name is of Irish origin and traditionally used by parents to name a baby girl. It is the diminutive form of the Irish given names Caitlyn and Caitlin, derived from the Greek given name Katherine, which is taken from the Ancient Greek name Aikaterine or the Greek adjective 'katharos', meaning ‘pure’. In literature, a fictional character named Cait features in the novel 'Lucas' by the English author Kevin Brooks. Other notable figures with this name include the singer-songwriter Wendilyn Marielle Caitlin Brennan, known by the stage name Cait Brennan, and Caitlin Elizabeth Baunoch, nicknamed Cait Fairbanks, who is an American actress and singer who plays Tessa Porter in the soap opera 'The Young And The Restless'.

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Irish

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The meaning of Caitlin is 'pure'. The name is of Irish origin and traditionally used by parents to name a baby girl. It is the Irish variant of the Old French name Cateline, derived from the name Catherine, which is a product of the Ancient Greek name Aikaterine, meaning ‘pure’. In popular culture, fictional characters named Caitlin appear in the movies ‘Falling Up’ and ‘Take The Lead’. Caitlin is also the name of the main character in the young adult novel ‘Mockingbird’ by Kathryn Erskine. Famous people with this name include Caitlin Thomas, a British author, and Caitlin Tiffany Glass, an American voice actress, director and scriptwriter.

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Irish

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The meaning of Caitlyn is ‘a pure child’. The name is of Irish origin and traditionally used by parents to name a baby girl. Caitlyn is a variant of the Irish name Caitlin, which is derived from the Ancient Greek name Aikaterine. This Ancient Greek name is taken from the Greek adjective 'katharos', meaning ‘pure’. Notable people with this name include Caitlyn Marie Jenner, formerly named William Bruce Jenner, a transgender American reality television personality and former Olympic decathlete, and Caitlyn Taylor Love, an American actress and singer who co-starred in the Disney sitcom 'I'm In The Band'.

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Indian

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Cala means 'craft' and the name is of Indian origin. Another meaning of this name is 'skill'. It is traditionally a name given to a girl. The name also has an Arabic origin and the meaning of Cala is 'castle', 'fortress'. The name is very popular in the Middle East. In Spanish, 'cala' is a word that refers to a 'cove', 'bay'. Professional soccer player Juan Torres Ruiz is known by his nickname Cala. Cala is a commonly used name in Spain to describe locations of towns such as Cala D'or, Cala Formentor and Cala Macarella.

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Greek

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The meaning of Calandra is ‘singing bird’ and it is of Greek origin. The Calandra Lark is a breed of birds which lives in warm temperate countries. It is also said to be a variant of the name Callandra, which carries a similar meaning. The name Calandra served as a surname to a famous Italian actress, journalist and television hostess, Giuliana Calandra. Calandra ‘Candy’ Rosso was the name of a character in the novel ‘10 Kids, No Pets’ by Ann M. Martin.

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Greek

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Originating from Greece, the meaning of Calantha is 'a beautiful flower' or 'lovely blossom'. A feminine name, Calantha is traditionally used by parents to name a baby girl. In literature, Calantha is the name of a fictional character in John Ford's play 'The Broken Heart'. It is also the name of a character in Caroline Lamb's autobiographical novel 'Glenarvon'.

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Greek

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Greek

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The meaning of Caleigh is 'slim and fair'. It is a name primarily chosen for baby girls. In Greek culture, the name means 'beautiful'. A variant of Kaylee, 'slender' and 'from the forest' are its other meanings. In English, this name means 'a brave ruler'. A female form of Kale, 'narrow' is its other meaning. 'Descendant of Caollaidhe' is also a meaning for this short name.

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American

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The meaning of Cali is 'beautiful' and it is of American origin. Cali is the abbreviated form of Calista from the Late Latin name Calixta. Cali is also an Italian surname common on the island of Sicily. The meaning of Cali is 'time' in Sanskrit. It is a girl's name. Giuseppe Calì was a Maltese painter, born in Valletta of Neapolitan parents.

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