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Cedric

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1890 5 0 5
1893 9 0 9
1895 5 0 5
1896 7 0 7
1897 8 0 8
1899 5 0 5
1903 7 0 7
1904 8 0 8
1905 5 0 5
1906 8 0 8
1907 7 0 7
1908 13 0 13
1909 13 0 13
1910 5 0 5
1911 17 0 17
1912 37 0 37
1913 44 0 44
1914 51 0 51
1915 57 0 57
1916 39 0 39
1917 40 0 40
1918 55 0 55
1919 50 0 50
1920 58 0 58
1921 59 0 59
1922 42 0 42
1923 32 0 32
1924 42 0 42
1925 34 0 34
1926 42 0 42
1927 51 0 51
1928 35 0 35
1929 45 0 45
1930 55 0 55
1931 44 0 44
1932 29 0 29
1933 38 0 38
1934 41 0 41
1935 41 0 41
1936 43 0 43
1937 55 0 55
1938 36 0 36
1939 47 0 47
1940 45 0 45
1941 64 0 64
1942 53 0 53
1943 60 0 60
1944 48 0 48
1945 54 0 54
1946 70 5 65
1947 73 0 73
1948 68 0 68
1949 96 0 96
1950 133 0 133
1951 154 0 154
1952 156 0 156
1953 205 0 205
1954 224 0 224
1955 254 0 254
1956 289 7 282
1957 404 6 398
1958 405 0 405
1959 521 0 521
1960 540 8 532
1961 647 8 639
1962 694 0 694
1963 694 0 694
1964 749 7 742
1965 708 7 701
1966 733 7 726
1967 723 8 715
1968 695 5 690
1969 715 14 701
1970 892 13 879
1971 874 12 862
1972 911 16 895
1973 892 10 882
1974 911 9 902
1975 884 13 871
1976 875 14 861
1977 914 11 903
1978 807 14 793
1979 838 10 828
1980 912 5 907
1981 918 7 911
1982 984 10 974
1983 813 9 804
1984 891 7 884
1985 848 6 842
1986 717 11 706
1987 685 9 676
1988 645 5 640
1989 648 5 643
1990 611 0 611
1991 598 0 598
1992 553 0 553
1993 588 0 588
1994 548 0 548
1995 573 0 573
1996 592 0 592
1997 573 0 573
1998 552 0 552
1999 476 0 476
2000 510 0 510
2001 520 0 520
2002 481 0 481
2003 425 0 425
2004 384 0 384
2005 381 0 381
2006 415 0 415
2007 429 0 429
2008 374 0 374
2009 340 0 340
2010 317 0 317
2011 299 0 299
2012 301 0 301
2013 266 0 266
2014 293 0 293
2015 260 0 260

Fun Facts about the name Cedric

  • How many people with the first name Cedric have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40,156 babies born with the first name Cedric in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cedric to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cedric? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cedric first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cedric is Wednesday, April 5th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Cedric born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cedric was in 1982 with a total of 974 babies.
  • Random Cedric Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cedric ranks 56th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 75 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Cedric: Your name in reverse order is Cirdec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reccid. How do you pronounce that?

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Popularity of Cedric as a first name

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Popularity of Cedric as a last name

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Common last names for Cedric

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  • Williams
  • Thomas
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Robinson
  • Scott
  • Harris

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Cedric" mean? The list below shows the origins of Cedric as well as things modernly associated with the name Cedric such as celebrities named Cedric.

Invented by Walter Scott for Ivanhoe, possibly misread for Cerdic, name of a Saxon king, anglicized from Welsh caredig (“beloved”). Alternatively Scott based Cedric on the Welsh name Cedrych (“spectacular bounty”).

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons With the Name Cedric

Cedric the Entertainer

Cedric the Entertainer is a comedy comedian. Cedric was given the name Cedric Antonio Kyles on April 24th, 1964 in Jefferson City, Missouri.

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Cédric

Cédric is a soccer player for the Southampton F.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal, Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., Sporting Clube de Portugal B, Portugal national under-16 football team, Portugal national under-17 football team, and Portugal national under-18 football team. Cédric was born on August 31st, 1991 in Singen, Germany.

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Cedric Alexander

Cedric Alexander is a notable somebody. Cedric was born on August 16th, 1989 in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.

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Cédric Villani

Cédric Villani is a noteworthy individual. Cédric was born on October 5th, 1973 in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France.

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Cedric Bixler-Zavala

Cedric Bixler-Zavala is a progressive rock, jazz fusion, post-hardcore, heavy metal music, experimental rock, art rock, psychedelic rock, hardcore punk, alternative rock, and dub music musician, songwriter, singing, and drummer. He plays Drum kit, Guitar, Maraca, Tambourine, Keyboard instrument, Bass guitar, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to 1993. Cedric was born on November 4th, 1974 in Redwood City, California.

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Cedric Yarbrough

Cedric Yarbrough is an actor and comedian. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Cedric was born on March 20th, 1973 in Burnsville, Minnesota.

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  • Cédric Bakambu
    (soccer player)
  • Cedric Richmond
    (important somebody)
  • Sir Cedric Hardwicke
    (actor)
  • Cedric Benson
    (football player)
  • Cedric Gervais
    (disc jockey)
  • Cédric Carrasso
    (soccer player)
  • Cédric Pioline
    (tennis player)
  • Cedric Ogbuehi
    (football player)
  • Cedric Simmons
    (basketball player)
  • Cedric Thornton
    (football player)
  • Cedric Peerman
    (football player)
  • Cédric Kanté
    (soccer player)
  • Cedric Bassett Popkin
    (military person)
  • Cédric Sorhaindo
    (leading human)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Cedric

Cédric

Cédric is a soccer player for the Southampton F.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal, Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., Sporting Clube de Portugal B, Portugal national under-16 football team, Portugal national under-17 football team, and Portugal national under-18 football team. Cédric was born on August 31st, 1991 in Singen, Germany.

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What does the name Cedric mean?

Cis for captive, your web of charm.

Eis for enrich, a quality you share.

Dis for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Iis for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

Cis for creative, ideas aplenty

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