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

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Cedric is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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 Caratacos.

Meaning of Cedric

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

Pronunciation of Cedric

Alternate spelling of Cedric

Cedrick Cedrik Cédric

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