What does Caesar mean?
Caesar \ca(e)-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.
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Caesar for boys. Caesar entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its top position of #842 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Caesar and associated names. King (#175 a year ago) and Cesar (#279) are the prominent related forms of Caesar appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names is at its highest today (usage of 0.5153%). King (#175) and Cesar (#279) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation, and there is a revival in birth name usage for King. (2014 Birth Statistics)