US Popularity:725
Other Origin(s):Latin, Roman
Meaning:Head of hair; Long-haired; Hairy; Hair
The masculine name Cesar is related to the ancient Roman title Caesar. It's a given name likely derived from the Latin caesaries, meaning “head of hair,” "long-haired," “hairy,” or, very simply, “hair.” Regardless of their mane, baby Cesar’s name can give them the confidence to take on the world. Julius Caesar is a notable historical figure who may come to mind when you think of the name Cesar. Though the fierce Roman general’s name was spelled a little differently. A sleek title encompassing everything from famed emperors to mixed green salads, Cesar is a chic choice for your little ruler.

Famous People Named Cesar

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Cesar Chavez
    Activist, Civil Rights Activist
  • Cesar Millan
    TV Actor/Dog Trainer

Cesar Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cesar is currently #1652 on The Bump
Boy:Cesar is currently #915 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cesar is currently #725 in U.S. births
Boy:Cesar is currently #368 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 22
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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