Caedmon
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Given Name CAEDMON
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: KAD-mən (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Meaning unknown, though the first element is likely connected to Brythonic caed meaning "battle". Saint Caedmon was a 7th-century Anglo-Saxon poet who supposedly received his poetic inspiration from a dream. Our only knowledge of him is through the historian Bede.