US Popularity:2192
Origin:British
Other Origin(s):Welsh
Meaning:Kind; Beloved; Pattern of bounty, spectacular bounty
Cedric Diggory may have had a tragic end, but baby Cedric will be in for a bright future full of your adoration with this name's sweet meaning. This name has Old English origins and means "kindly, loved." Sir Walter Scott invented this name for the character Cedric of Rotherwood in his nineteenth-century book Ivanhoe, although he may have been inspired by Cerdic, the traditional founder of the kingdom of Wessex. This old-school name might also be related to the Welsh name Cedrych, which means "pattern of bounty."

Cedric Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cedric is currently #865 on The Bump
Boy:Cedric is currently #477 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cedric is currently #2192 in U.S. births
Boy:Cedric is currently #1054 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#2192
in 2023
- 189
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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