Name Cedric Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Cedric


Cedric is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Cedric?

The name Cedric was first mentioned by the author Sir Walter Scott in his novel “Ivanhoe”. The name presumably derived by the Anglo-Saxon royal name Cerdic, which is originally a Celtic name or by the Brythonic name Caratacus.

What does the name Cedric mean?

Cedric means “warlord” or “war chief” (from Celtic “kad” = war + “rîg” = ruler/king) and “loved one” (from Celtic-Welsh “carad” = loved or “caru” = to love”.

Pronunciation of Cedric

Variants of the name Cedric

Cedrick Cedrik Cédric

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Popularity of the name Cedric

The name Cedric is ranked #1489 overall.

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