Meaning:Head of hair
There’s more to Cesar than just salad. The ancient Roman title is a boy-given name likely derived from the Latin “caesaries,” meaning “head of hair.” Regardless of his mane, Julius Caesar is the most notable historical person with the title—and an alternate spelling. A sleek name encompassing everything from emperors to mixed greens, Cesar is a chic choice for your little prince.

Famous People Named Cesar

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  • Cesar Chavez
    Activist, Civil Rights Activist
  • Cesar Millan
    TV Actor/Dog Trainer

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Source: Social Security Administration

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