Meaning and Origin of Cesar - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Cesar

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Long-haired; hairy
  • Latin : A fine head of hair; Famous emperor
  • Shakespearean : From Julius Caesar

Family name origins & meanings:

  • French and Portuguese (César); from the personal name César, French and Portuguese equivalent of Caesar (see Cesare).
  • Slovenian and Croatian (northern Croatia) : from cesar ‘emperor’, nickname for a person who behaved in an imperious manner or for an administrative official in the service of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.