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What does Cesar mean?

Cesar Pronunciation of Cesar 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ce-, -ar, leader


VARIANTS Cesare, Cesario, Cezar, Chezare

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

(male) Cecar, ..

(female) Ceca, ..

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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?

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 sound-alike 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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