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Gender: Male Meaning of Caesar: "long-haired" Origin of Caesar: Latin

Caesar Origin and Meaning

The name Caesar is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "long-haired".

Caesar, the name of the greatest Roman of them all, is rarely used outside Latino families, where the Cesar spelling is preferred--as in activist Chavez and Dog Whisperer Millan. Although Caesar meant "long-haired", it came to be the title to denote all Roman emperors and it is from the name Caesar that many other European royal titles are derived, including Kaiser and Tsar.

In antebellum America, Caesar became a common slave name, along with such other classical appellations as Cato and Octavius.

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Pop Culture References for the name Caesar

Sezar, Caezar, Caeser, Seasar

Caesar's International Variations

Chesare, Césaire (French) Cecha, Cesareo, César, Cesario, Cesaro, Carito (Spanish) Casar, Cezar, Kaiser (Bulgarian) Kesar (Russian) Cesare, Ceasario (Italian)

Comments

sELEAr Says:

2018-05-08T19:36:10

I just picture a giant Great Dane whenever I hear this name!

Yara Says:

2017-05-22T23:50:52

I like the Hispanic "Cesar" better than Caesar.

Guest Says:

2014-06-18T15:13:33

Hahaha I was thinking the same thing! LOL

faithnamer Says:

2014-06-18T15:11:42

Oh, ok! Thanks! I'm seeing you everywhere around here, aren't I? ;)

Guest Says:

2014-06-18T04:32:19

I think this one is see-zer and Cesar is say-zar

faithnamer Says:

2014-06-18T03:31:31

Is this name pronounced like see-zer or say-zar?