Name César – origin and meaning

César is a male name.

Origin of César

César is a French, Spanish and Portuguese form of Caesar, which was originally a Roman cognomen, that was popular with the Julier family (see Gaius Iulius Caesar).

Meaning of César

It is not conclusively clarified, from which Latin term the name César derived, but probably from “caedere”, which which means “to cut out/to hit”. According to a legend, Gaius Iulius Caesar was supposedly born by Caesarean section, which is why he was called Caesar. César therefore means “the one cut out of the womb”.

Pronunciation of César

Alternate spelling of César

Caesar Cesar Cäsar

César in the categories

Names Boy's name Boy names with C Names with C

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