Cedric: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on BabyNames.com


What is the meaning of the name Cedric?

The name Cedric is primarily a male name of English origin that has an unknown or unconfirmed meaning.

Possibly invented by Sir Walter Scott for a character in his 1819 novel Ivanhoe.

Another theory is that Cedric is an alternate spelling of the name Cerdic, the name of the first king of Saxon Wessex, U.K., reigning from 519 to 534 CE.

Cedric the Entertainer (Cedric Kyles), American actor and comedian. Sir Cedric Hardwick, actor. Cedric Benson, American footballer. Cedric Bozeman, American basketball player. Cedric Morris, Welsh painter.

Cedric Errol is character in the 1886 novel Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

Different Spellings of the name Cedric:

Sedric, Cedderek

People who like the name Cedric also like:

Liam, Declan, Gabriel, Felix, Jasper, Oliver, Emmett, Evelyn, Violet, Alice, Aurora, Amelia, Charlotte, Scarlett

Names like Cedric:


Stats for the Name Cedric

checkmark Cedric is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Cedric is currently #958 in U.S. births
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