Cedric meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: English, Celtic and Welsh
Usage: English, French, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Battle Chieftain, War Leader, Chief, Kindly and Love, Beloved, Unclear and Pattern of Generosity
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Originated from English, Welsh and Celtic, Popular and Perpetual Cedric usually bestowed upon both genders, primarily used in French, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish and Danish, Cedric means "Battle Chieftain, War Leader, Chief, Kindly and Love, Beloved, Unclear, Possibly Inaccurate Reproduction of the Old English King Named Cerdic or Pattern of Generosity". Cedric is variant form of Cerdic. Durable and Preeminent Cerdic especially is used in English, meaning of Cerdic is "Name of a King" is of Germanic origin.

Variants of Cedric

Cad, Cerdic, Ced, Cédrine

Names that rhyme with Cedric

Popularity of Cedric

Cedric is a popular name in United States given to over 40814 babies in 153 years. At its zenith in 1974, the moniker grabbed the 230th spot and 976 baby boys were given the name. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names an amazing 50 times Also, Cedric was a very popular name in France. Over 133907 babies have been named Cedric since 1946. When at the peak of its usage in 1978, it ranked 6th when 9316 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 71 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Moreover, the name has been to the top 10 baby names 9 times

In Switzerland, Cedric was once a common name since emerging in 1998 it has been given to over 1591 babies. At the peak of its usage in 1998,. However after 21 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Also, A common name in Belgium with over 1311 new-borns have been given the name since 1995. At its zenith in 1997, it ranked 85th when 147 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Cedric is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 23 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000. Over 165 babies in England and Wales have been named Cedric. But Cedric is a popular baby name in DR Congo where every 1 in 6000 have the name as well as in, Cameroon, Central African Republic, South Africa, Madagascar, Burundi, Rwanda and Congo. At least, 200000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our estimate.

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Cedric in Nordic countries

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Numerological analysis of Cedric

When it comes to professional progress, you like to keep your focus on one thing at the time. You desire to change constantly and you get easily bored. You are co-operative, caring and courteous individual. You are persistent but without motivation, you won't accomplish anything. Love is most important in your life. It's hard for you to connect with new people and let them inside your world but you are not a closed person.

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Namesakes of Cedric

    Cedric Smith, British statistician and geneticist
  • Cedric Tamani, Swiss skeleton racer
  • Cedric Howell Swanton, Australian physician
  • Cedric Smith, African American artistic painter
  • Cedric Sloane, Australian cross country skier
  • Cedric Robinson, professor
  • Cedric Hunter, retired American professional basketball player
  • Cedric Hardwicke, English stage and film actor whose career spanned nearly fifty years
  • Cedric the Entertainer, American actor, comedian, and game show host
  • Cedric Belfrage, English film critic, journalist, writer
  • Cedric Phatudi, Chief Minister of Lebowa
  • Cedric Bixler-Zavala, American singer and songwriter
  • Cedric Myton, Reggae musician and Rastafarian
  • Cedric Price, English architect and influential teacher and writer on architecture
  • Cedric Popkin, is considered the person most likely to have killed German ace Manfred von Richthofen — also known as the "Red Baron" — on 21 April 1918
  • Cedric Maxwell, American retired professional basketball player now
  • Cedric Houston, former American football running back of the National Football League
  • Cedric Gibbons, Irish-American art director and production designer for the film industry
  • Cedric Benson, former American football running back
  • Cedric Ceballos, American former professional basketball player
  • Cedric Yarbrough, American comedian, singer, voice artist and actor
  • Cedric Scott, former Canadian Football League defensive tackle for the Edmonton Eskimos
  • Cedric James, former American football wide receiver
  • Cedric Killings, is former American football defensive tackle of the National Football League
  • Cedric Ritchie, Canadian businessman and chairman and CEO of The Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Cedric Griffin, former American football cornerback
  • Cedric Humes, American football running back
  • Cedric Fauntleroy, American pilot
  • Cedric Daniels, fictional character on the HBO drama 'The Wire'
  • Cedric Simmons, American professional basketball player for BC Kalev/Cramo
  • Cedric Cobbs, former American football running back
  • Cedric van der Gun, Dutch retired footballer, who played as a winger
  • Cedric Morris, British artist, art teacher and plantsman
  • Cedric Dempsey, sports administrator
  • Cedric Boswell, professional heavyweight boxer
  • Cedric Drewe, British Conservative Party politician
  • Cedric Boyns, former English cricketer
  • Cedric Bozeman, American professional basketball player for Link Tochigi Brex of the B.League
  • Cedric Glover, Democratic Party politician
  • Cedric Smith, English Canadian actor and musician
  • Cedric Wilson, English politician in Northern Ireland
  • Cedric Henderson, American former professional basketball player
  • Cedric Henderson, American former professional basketball player
  • Cedric Howell, Australian fighter pilot and flying ace of the First World War
  • Cedric Minter, former professional football player
  • Cedric Bonner, former American football wide receiver
  • Cedric Brown, former American professional football player
  • Cedric Jones, former wide receiver
  • Cedric Jones, former American football defensive end
  • In 1999, Cedric Peney characterized the role of Head Chopper #1 in comedy flick Cut.
  • Cedric Williams portrayed the role of Chris Battle in drama film The Freshman Year.
  • Cedric Jose, from 2009 drama, family movie Padre de Pamilya, who characterized Eduardo Mirasol.

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