What does Cesar mean?
Cesar /ce-sar/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Cesar for boys. 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 #279 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Caesar is the only other popular variation form of Cesar (#279 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000. Forms like Sezar are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in 2004 (usage of 0.4215%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3605%, ▼14.5%). Cesar (#279) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Cesar and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)