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Boy Name: Cesar

Name: Cesar
Pronunciation: \ce-sar\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: head of hair
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Czar
Sounds Like: Cesaro, Sezar, Seasar
Variant forms: Cesare, Cesario, Cezar, Chezare
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 353
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 12460


Cesar \ce-sar\ as a boy's name is pronounced sez-ZAR. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cesar is "head of hair". Spanish Variant of Caesar. Cezar is a Slavic form. Cesare (CHEZ-a-ray) is Italian. Labor leader Cesar Chavez.

Cesar has 4 variant forms: Cesare, Cesario, Cezar and Chezare.

For more information, see also the related name Czar.

Baby names that sound like Cesar are Cesaro, Sezar and Seasar.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Cesar.


Cesar is a very popular first name for men (#353 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12460 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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