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Gender: M Origin of Cedar: English, tree name

Cedar is, like Ash, Oak, Pine and Ebony, one of the new tree/wood names that parents are starting to consider; this one is particularly aromatic.

In the Bible the cedar is mentioned in Psalm 92:12: "The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree and grow like a cedar in Lebanon." The Lebanon 
Cedar was used to build King Solomon's temple in Jerusalem, and there are now several hospitals called Cedars of Lebanon, plus a U2 song by that name.

A contemporary bearer of the name is the jazz pianist Cedar Walton.

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Pop Culture References for the name Cedar

close homophone of Seder, "a Jewish religious service and dinner that is held on the first or first and second evenings of the Passover" [Merriam-Webster dictionary]