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Cesar

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71k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cesar

"Cesar" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Thick Head of Hair". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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From Latin Caesar

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Cesar

Cesar Chavez was a farm worker, trade union, civil, political rights, activism, labor leader, civil rights, and activist. Cesar was given the name César Estrada Chávez on March 31st, 1927 in Yuma, Arizona, U.S. He passed away on April 23rd, 1993.

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César Gaviria is an economist. His most notable accomplishments were from 1994 to 2004. César was given the name César Augusto Gaviria Trujillo on March 31st, 1947 in Pereira, Risaralda, Colombia.

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Cesar Romero was an actor, singer, dancer, voice artist, and comedian. His career lasted from 1933 to 1992. Cesar was given the name Cesar Julio Romero, Jr. on February 15th, 1907 in New York City, New York, U.S. Cesar is also known as Butch, The Latin from Manhattan, Cesar Julio Romero, Jr., and Cesar Romero. He breathed his last breath on January 1st, 1994.

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Cesar Millan is a dog training and dog trainer. He was most prominent from 2004 to 2015. Cesar was given the name César Felipe Millán Favela on August 27th, 1969 in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.

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César Azpilicueta is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., CA Osasuna, CA Osasuna B, Olympique de Marseille, Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-17 football team, and Spain national under-19 football team. César was born on August 28th, 1989 in Pamplona, Spain.

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César Pelli is an architect. César was born on October 12th, 1926 in San Miguel de Tucumán.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Cesar

Júlio César is a soccer player for the S.L. Benfica, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Inter Milan, A.C. Chievo Verona, Queens Park Rangers F.C., Toronto FC, and Brazil national football team. Júlio was born on September 3rd, 1979 in Duque de Caxias, Brazil.

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Bruno César is a soccer player for the Sporting Clube de Portugal, Esporte Clube Bahia, São Paulo FC, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Canoas Sport Club, Esporte Clube Noroeste, Esporte Clube Santo André, Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, S.L. Benfica, Al-Ahli Saudi FC, G.D. Estoril Praia, and Br. Bruno was born on November 3rd, 1988 in Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, Brazil.

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Boštjan Cesar is a soccer player for the A.C. Chievo Verona, NK Olimpija Ljubljana (defunct), GNK Dinamo Zagreb, NK Croatia Sesvete, Olympique de Marseille, West Bromwich Albion F.C., Grenoble Foot 38, Slovenia national under-21 football team, and Slovenia national football team. Boštjan was born on July 9th, 1982 in Ljubljana.

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He holds the title Légitimé de France, Duke of Vendôme, List of counts, and dukes of Vendôme. César was born as the child of Henry IV of France and Gabrielle d'Estrées on June 3rd, 1594 in Château de Coucy, France. He died on October 11th, 1665.

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He holds the title Légitimé de France and Count of Vexin. Louis was born as the child of Louis XIV of France, Françoise-Athénaïs, and marquise de Montespan on June 20th, 1672 in Château du Génitoy, France. He passed away on January 10th, 1683.

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Fábio César is a soccer player for the Al-Rayan SC, São Paulo FC, Santa Cruz Futebol Clube, FC Viktoria Plzeň, Udinese Calcio, S.S.C. Napoli, U.S. Avellino 1912, Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), Umm Salal SC, and Qatar national football team. Fábio was born on February 24th, 1979 in Londrina.

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How popular is the baby name Cesar in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1916 13 0 13
1917 7 0 7
1918 6 0 6
1919 9 0 9
1920 11 0 11
1921 9 0 9
1922 10 0 10
1923 15 0 15
1924 15 0 15
1925 17 0 17
1926 13 0 13
1927 16 0 16
1928 16 0 16
1929 16 0 16
1930 19 0 19
1931 23 0 23
1932 14 0 14
1933 15 0 15
1934 14 0 14
1935 16 0 16
1936 20 0 20
1937 16 0 16
1938 25 0 25
1939 20 0 20
1940 13 0 13
1941 24 0 24
1942 25 0 25
1943 26 0 26
1944 27 0 27
1945 26 0 26
1946 39 0 39
1947 42 0 42
1948 53 0 53
1949 57 0 57
1950 53 0 53
1951 49 0 49
1952 63 0 63
1953 71 0 71
1954 74 0 74
1955 91 0 91
1956 100 0 100
1957 115 0 115
1958 125 0 125
1959 124 0 124
1960 150 0 150
1961 153 0 153
1962 164 0 164
1963 170 0 170
1964 213 0 213
1965 226 5 221
1966 212 0 212
1967 248 0 248
1968 270 0 270
1969 354 0 354
1970 424 0 424
1971 441 6 435
1972 493 0 493
1973 560 5 555
1974 680 10 670
1975 684 5 679
1976 726 5 721
1977 683 0 683
1978 738 8 730
1979 773 10 763
1980 833 9 824
1981 925 10 915
1982 865 7 858
1983 796 10 786
1984 868 5 863
1985 904 7 897
1986 894 16 878
1987 847 0 847
1988 1,060 9 1,051
1989 1,252 9 1,243
1990 1,519 14 1,505
1991 1,527 18 1,509
1992 1,609 9 1,600
1993 1,874 14 1,860
1994 1,785 9 1,776
1995 1,896 14 1,882
1996 1,994 7 1,987
1997 1,792 10 1,782
1998 2,007 7 2,000
1999 1,938 5 1,933
2000 2,268 9 2,259
2001 2,384 10 2,374
2002 2,379 13 2,366
2003 2,364 7 2,357
2004 2,536 0 2,536
2005 2,530 11 2,519
2006 2,477 5 2,472
2007 2,431 6 2,425
2008 2,369 6 2,363
2009 1,919 0 1,919
2010 1,818 0 1,818
2011 1,610 0 1,610
2012 1,440 5 1,435
2013 1,355 0 1,355
2014 1,283 0 1,283
2015 1,302 0 1,302
2016 1,154 0 1,154

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Popularity of Cesar as a first name

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Popularity of Cesar as a last name

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Common last names for Cesar

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  • Torres
  • Cruz
  • Gomez
  • Reyes
  • Sanchez
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Cesar U.S.
  White 28.56% 64.26%
  African American 41.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 24.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Cesar

People with the last name Cesar are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Cesar

  • How Popular is the name Cesar? Cesar is the 802nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Cesar was the 8,458th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Cesar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 70,723 babies born with the first name Cesar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cesar to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cesar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Cesar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cesar is Sunday, December 13th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Cesar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cesar was in 2004 with a total of 2,536 babies. That's a lot of babies named Cesar!
  • Random Cesar Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cesar ranks 89th in popularity as a baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, 776 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Cesar: Your name in reverse order is Rasec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sarce. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Cesar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,904 people with the last name Cesar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Cesar? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Cesar as their last name.

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