Names of the Week
Fact of the Week
Einstein slept 10 hours a night.  More

Cedric Meaning


Quick Facts







No. Of Syllables:


No. Of Letters:


Origin & Meaning

The name Cedric is of English origin.

The meaning of Cedric is "chief".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 785 in baby name popularity for boys with 292 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Cedric Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Cedric has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Cedric to other names.


What will your new little Cedric be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Cedric are often advanced and amused but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

Variants of the name Cedric include Cedrick, Kelii.

The names Cedra, Cedrica, Cedrina, Keddrick, Kedric, Kedrick, Kentigem are all forms of Cedric.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Cedric Kyles.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Cedric in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Cedric.

Just for fun, see the name Cedric in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Cedric in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.