♂ Name Caesar – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Caesar

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Caesar is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Caesar

Caesar was originally a Roman cognomen, which was popular with the Julier family (see Gaius Iulius Caesar).

Meaning of Caesar

It is not conclusively clarified, from which Latin term the name Caesar 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. Caesar therefore means “the one cut out of the womb”. Besides, Caesar is a Punic term for “elephant”.

Pronunciation of Caesar

Alternate spelling of Caesar

Cesar Cäsar César Cézar

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