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


Cesar is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Cesar?

Cesar is a form of Caesar, which was originally a Roman cognomen, that was popular with the Julier family (see Gaius Iulius Caesar).

What does the name Cesar mean?

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

Pronunciation of Cesar

Variants of the name Cesar

Caesar Cäsar César

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Popularity of the name Cesar

The name Cesar is ranked #2187 overall.

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