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Page 3/10. 181 Great names and what they mean, for great, high, greatest, big, best, excellent, perfect for baby boys, listing 41-60.
Brian .. (Celtic, Irish, Gaelic) "High, noble." .. Historical: Brian Boru (10th century) was a warrior who became high king of Ireland and one of its greatest national heroes ..
Bryce .. Bryce Canyon, in Utah, is one of the great natural splendors of the West.
Burr .. In America, made famous by Jefferson's Vice-President Aaron Burr, who is probably best known for having killed his political enemy Alexander Hamilton in a duel in 1801 ..
Candido .. Volitaire's famous novel "Candide" makes fun of the theory that "all is for the best in the best of all possible worlds" ..
Cassander .. A king of Macedonia, contemporary of Alexander the Great, who married Alexander's half-sister and later murdered his widow.
Cato .. Cato the Elder, born Marcus Portius, was a high-minded Roman statesman of the time of Julius Caesar.
Catullus .. One of the greatest Roman poets ..
Cecil .. Also an anglicized form of a Welsh surname of a great noble family (Seissylt, from the Latin name Sextilius, from Sextus) ..
Celso .. (Italian, Latin) "High, lofty." ..
Chancellor .. Occupational name, surname and title of high office, as in the Lord Chancellor of England or the chancellor of a university ..
Charles .. The first Holy Roman Emperor (seventh to eighth century) Charlemagne (Latin Carolus Magnus, meaning "Charles the Great") was a powerful German leader who created a more ordered society out of the chaos that followed the fall of Rome ..
Cimarron Place name: a city in western Kansas and a river that runs 650 miles across the Great Plains from New Mexico to Oklahoma ..
Cletus .. From Kleitos, the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals ..
Clifford .. Literary: Clifford the Big Red Dog is the hero of many children's books ..
Clitus .. Latin form of Kleitos, the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals ..
Coll .. In Scotland, it has been used as an anglicized form of Colla (Gaelic), possibly from Old Celtic meaning "high".
Comanche .. Indigenous to the Great Plains, they were expert horsemen who opposed European annexation of the West.
Comhghall .. Name of several early Irish saints, including the sixth-century founder of the great monastery at Bangor ..
Conall .. Also possibly from a Gaelic phrase meaning "high and mighty" ..
Conan .. (English, Irish, Gaelic) "High." ..
Brian, Bryce, Cecil, Charles, Cletus and Clifford are commonly used names, while Burr, Candido, Cassander, Cato, Catullus, Celso, Chancellor, Cimarron, Clitus, Coll, Comanche, Comhghall, Conall and Conan are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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