What does Caesar mean?
Caesar [cae-sar] as a boys' name is pronounced SEE-zer. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Caesar is "head of hair". Clan name of obscure meaning, possibly from "caesaries". The most famous bearer was Julius Caesar (104-44 BC). Due to his fame and power, Caesar then became the title of the Roman emperors with the meaning "ruler", and led to Russian Tsar (see Czar) and German Kaiser. Saint Caesarius (fourth century) was physician to two emperors.
Caesar has 1 feminine form: Cesarina.Creative forms:
(male) Chesar, Cosar, ..
(female) Caelar, Caesaria, .. Middle name pairings:
Caesar Arturo (C.A.), ..
How popular is Caesar?
Caesar is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#9348 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Caesar for boys. Caesar reached its top position of #918 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is presently at #1699. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the ranking of the boy name Caesar and associated names. King (#163 a year ago), Cesar (#280) and Kaiser (#1277) are the prominent related forms of Caesar (#1699 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Caesar is common among parents today (adoption of 0.2%). King is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation.
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