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What does Cesar mean?

Cesar Pronunciation of Cesar [ce-sar] as a boys' name is pronounced sez-ZAR. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cesar is "head of hair". CÚsar is the Spanish variant of Caesar. Labor leader Cesar Chavez.



VARIANTS Cesare, Cesario, Cezar, Chezare

RELATIONS VIA CAESAR Caezar, Casar, Cesaro, Seasar, Sezar

(male) Cecar, Cosar, ..

(female) Ceca, Celar, ..

Cesar Gian (C.G.), ..

How popular is Cesar?

Cesar is a very prominent first name for males (#353 out of 1220, Top 29%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#10627 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cesar entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #157 in the U.S. in the year 2004, and is at #280 currently. (2015 BIRTH Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cesar name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cesar outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Caesar (#1699 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) is the only other popular variation form of Cesar (#280) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Cesaro, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Cesar was common in 2005 (AVERAGE #1027) and is somewhat lower today (#989, 43.5%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cesar, Caesar in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cesar and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bear, Caspar, Czar, Demar, Jemar, Kedar, Lemar, Petar, Segar and Tsar. These names tend to be less commonly used than Cesar.

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