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Caesar meaning and name origin

Caesar \ca(e)-sar\ as a boy's 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 9 variant forms: Caezar, Casar, Cesar, Cesare, Cesaro, Cezar, Kaiser, Seasar and Sezar.

For more information, see also related names King and Tsar.

Baby names that sound like Caesar are Cesario and Cicero.

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Popularity of Caesar

Caesar is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6450 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Caesar compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Caesar only.

Popularity of name Caesar
Popularity of Caesar