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Boy Name: Caesar

Name: Caesar
Pronunciation: \ca(e)-sar\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: head of hair
Origin: Latin
Related Names: King
Sounds Like: Cezar, Cesario
Variant forms: Caezar, Casar, Cesar, Cesare, Cesaro, Kaiser, Seasar, Sezar
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 6450


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" meaning "hair". Caesar was the title of the Roman emperors after Augustus Caesar. Czar (Russian) and Kaiser (German) are variant forms. Saint Caesarius (fourth century) was physician to two emperors.

Caesar has 8 variant forms: Caezar, Casar, Cesar, Cesare, Cesaro, Kaiser, Seasar and Sezar.

For more information, see also the related name King.

Baby names that sound like Caesar are Cezar and Cesario.

View a list of the 10 names that reference Caesar.


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

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